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Hans Jakob Wagner

M.Sc. ITECH (Dist.), B.Sc. (Arch.)

Research Group Leader | Computational Wood Architecture
Institute for Computational Design and Construction
2017 - current

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+49 711 685 81928

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Keplerstraße 11
70174 Stuttgart
Deutschland

Subject

advanced computational wood building systems and associated robotic fabrication systems and  -processes

Publications:
  1. 2024

    1. Asa, P., El Feghali, C., Steixner, C., Tahouni, Y., Wagner, H. J., Knippers, J., & Menges, A. (2024). Embraced Wood: Circular construction method for composite long-span beams from unprocessed reclaimed timber, fibers and clay. Construction and Building Materials, 416(January), Article January. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2024.135096
    2. Skoury, L., Treml, S., Opgenorth, N., Amtsberg, F., Wagner, H. J., Menges, A., & Wortmann, T. (2024). Towards data-informed co-design in digital fabrication. Automation in Construction, 158(November 2023), Article November 2023. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2023.105229
  2. 2023

    1. Orozco, L., Svatoš-Ražnjević, H., Wagner, H. J., Abdelaal, M., Amtsberg, F., Weiskopf, D., & Menges, A. (2023). Advanced Timber Construction Industry: A Quantitative Review of 646 Global Design and Construction Stakeholders. Buildings, 13(9), Article 9. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings13092287
    2. Tapia Camú, C., Wagner, H. J., Treml, S., Menges, A., & Aicher, S. (2023). Point-Support Reinforcement for a Highly Efficient Timber Hollow Core Slab System. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2023), 2978–2986. https://doi.org/10.52202/069179-0388
    3. Lauer, A. P. R., Benner, E., Stark, T., Klassen, S., Abolhasani, S., Schroth, L., Gienger, A., Wagner, H. J., Schwieger, V., Menges, A., & Sawodny, O. (2023). Automated on-site assembly of timber buildings on the example of a biomimetic shell. Automation in Construction, 156, 105118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2023.105118
    4. Orozco, L., Krtschil, A., Wagner, H. J., Bechert, S., Amtsberg, F., Knippers, J., & Menges, A. (2023). Co-Design Methods for Non-Standard Multi-Storey Timber Buildings. Sustainability, 15(23), Article 23. https://doi.org/10.3390/su152316178
    5. Sahin, E. S., Locatelli, D., Orozco, L., Krtschil, A., Wagner, H. J., Menges, A., & Knippers, J. (2023). Feedback-Based Design Method for Spatially-Informed and Structurally-Performative Column Placement in Multi-Story Construction. In P. Yuan & N. Leach (Eds.), Phygital Intelligence.
    6. Orozco, L., Krtschil, A., Wagner, H. J., Knippers, J., & Menges, A. (2023). Floor Plate Segmentation Data. https://doi.org/10.18419/darus-3539
    7. Krtschil, A., Orozco, L., Wagner, H. J., Menges, A., & Knippers, J. (2023). Structural Performance and Nesting Efficiency of segmented, point-supported, slabs for co-designed timber architecture. Structures, 57, 105260. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2023.105260
    8. Orozco, L., Wagner, H. J., Krtschil, A., Knippers, J., & Menges, A. (2023). Computational Segmentation of Timber Slabs with Free Column Placement. Computer-Aided Design, 103650. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cad.2023.103650
  3. 2022

    1. Menges, A., Amtsberg, F., Bucklin, O., Wagner, H. J., & Wood, D. (2022). Holzbau digital denken: Integratives computerbasiertes Planen und Bauen. In 26. Internationales Holzbau-Forum IHF 2022.
    2. Wagner, H. J. (2022). Digitale Fabrikation: Was bringt uns die Zukunft? In 2. Internationaler Kongress Holzbau: Technik+Wirtschaft (HTW) (pp. 91--102). FORUM HOLZBAU.
    3. Krtschil, A., Orozco, L., Bechert, S., Wagner, H. J., Amtsberg, F., Chen, T.-Y., Shah, A., Menges, A., & Knippers, J. (2022). Structural development of a novel punctually supported timber building system for multi-storey construction. Journal of Building Engineering, 58, 104972. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2022.104972
    4. Skoury, L., Amtsberg, F., Yang, X., Wagner, H. J., Menges, A., & Wortmann, T. (2022). A Framework for Managing Data in Multi-actor Fabrication Processes (C. Gengnagel, O. Baverel, G. Betti, M. Popescu, M. R. Thomsen, & J. Wurm, Eds.).
    5. Abdelaal, M., Amtsberg, F., Becher, M., Duque Estrada, R., Kannenberg, F., Sousa Calepso, A., Wagner, H. J. J., Reina, G., Sedlmair, M., Menges, A., & Weiskopf, D. (2022). Visualization for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction: Shaping the Future of Our Built World. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 1–1. https://doi.org/10.1109/MCG.2022.3149837
    6. Yang, X., Amtsberg, F., Skoury, L., Wagner, H. J., & Menges, A. (2022). Vizor, Facilitating Cyber-physical Workflows in Prefabrication through Augmented Reality. CAADRIA Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.52842/conf.caadria.2022.2.141
    7. Krtschil, A., Orozco, L., Wagner, H. J., Menges, A., & Knippers, J. (2022). Conceptual development and comparison of two punctually supported timber slab systems. Doktorandenkolloquium Holzbau Forschung + Praxis.
    8. Chai, H., Wagner, H. J., Guo, Z., Qi, Y., Menges, A., & Yuan, P. F. (2022). Computational design and on-site mobile robotic construction of an adaptive reinforcement beam network for cross-laminated timber slab panels. Automation in Construction, 142(August), Article August. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2022.104536
    9. Chai, H., Guo, Z., Wagner, H. J., Stark, T., Menges, A., & Yuan, P. F. (2022). In-Situ Robotic Fabrication of Spatial Glulam Structures. Proceedings of the 27th CAADRIA Conference, Sydney, 9-15 April 2022, 2, 41--50. https://doi.org/10.52842/conf.caadria.2022.2.041
  4. 2021

    1. Qi, Y., Zhong, R., Kaiser, B., Tahouni, Y., Wagner, H. J., Verl, A., & Menges, A. (2021). Augmented Accuracy: A Human-Machine Integrated Adaptive Fabrication Workflow for Bamboo. In V. Stojakovic & B. Tepavcevic (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th eCAADe Conference (Vol. 1, pp. 345--354). Cumincad. http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/ecaade2021_169
    2. Amtsberg, F., Yang, X., Skoury, L., Wagner, H.-J., & Menges, A. (2021). iHRC: An AR-based interface for intuitive, interactive and coordinated task sharing between humans and robots in building construction. In C. Feng, T. Linner, I. Brilakis, D. Castro, P.-H. Chen, Y. Cho, J. Du, S. Ergan, B. Garcia de Soto, J. Gašparík, F. Habbal, A. Hammad, K. Iturralde, T. Bock, S. Kwon, Z. Lafhaj, N. Li, C.-J. Liang, B. Mantha, … Z. Zhu (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC) (pp. 25–32). International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC). https://doi.org/10.22260/ISARC2021/0006
    3. Orozco, L., Krtschil, A., Wagner, H. J., Bechert, S., Amtsberg, F., Skoury, L., Knippers, J., & Menges, A. (2021). Design Methods for Variable Density, Multi-Directional Composite Timber Slab Systems for Multi-Storey. In V. Stojakovic & B. Tepavcevic (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th eCAADe Conference (Vol. 1, pp. 303--312). Cumincad. http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/ecaade2021_284
    4. Duque Estrada, R., Kannenberg, F., Wagner, H. J., Yablonina, M., & Menges, A. (2021). Integrative Design Methods for Spatial Winding. Advances in Architectural Geometry 2020, 286–305. https://thinkshell.fr/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/AAG2020_15_Duque.pdf
    5. Wagner, H. J., Garufi, D., Schwinn, T., Wood, D. M., & Menges, A. (2021). Three-Dimensional Fibre Placement in Wood for connections and reinforcements in timber structures. In S. A. Behnejad, G. A. R. Parke, & O. A. Samavati (Eds.), Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2020/21 and the 7th International Conference on Spatial Structures. IASS.
    6. Wagner, H. J., Aicher, S., Balangé, L., Basalla, U., Schwieger, V., & Menges, A. (2021). Qualities of the Unique: Accuracy and Process-Control Management in Project-based Robotic Timber Construction. World Conference on Timber Engineering 2021 - WCTE 2021.
    7. Wagner, H.-J., Aicher, S., Balangé, L., Basalla, U., Schwieger, V., & Menges, A. (2021). Qualities of the Unique: Accuracy and Process-Control Management in Project-based Robotic Timber Construction. World Conference on Timber Engineering, Santiago, Chile, 9.-12. August.
  5. 2020

    1. Wagner, H. J., Alvarez, M., Kyjanek, O., Bhiri, Z., Buck, M., & Menges, A. (2020). Flexible and transportable robotic timber construction platform – TIM. Automation in Construction, 120, Article 120. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2020.103400
    2. Wagner, H. J., Alvarez, M., Groenewolt, A., & Menges, A. (2020). Towards digital automation flexibility in large-scale timber construction: integrative robotic prefabrication and co-design of the BUGA Wood Pavilion. Construction Robotics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41693-020-00038-5
    3. Duque Estrada Almeida Araujo, R., Kannenberg, F., Wagner, H.-J., Yablonina, M., & Menges, A. (2020). Spatial Winding : Cooperative Heterogeneous Mulit-Robot System for Fibrous Structures. Construction Robotics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41693-020-00036-7
    4. Wagner, H. J., Chai, H., Guo, Z., Menges, A., & Yuan, P. F. (2020). Towards an On-site Fabrication System for Bespoke , Unlimited and Monolithic Timber Slabs. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Las Vegas, NV, USA (Virtual) - Workshop on Construction and Architecture Robotics, 2020. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.14098.68802
    5. Qi, Y., Zhong, R., Kaiser, B., Nguyen, L., Wagner, H. J., Verl, A., & Menges, A. (2020). Working with Uncertainties: An Adaptive Fabrication Workflow for Bamboo Structures. In P. F. Yuan, J. Yao, C. Yan, X. Wang, & N. Leach (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2020 DigitalFUTURES. Springer Nature Switzerland AG.
    6. Duque Estrada, R., Kannenberg, F., Wagner, H. J., Yablonina, M., & Menges, A. (2020). Spatial Winding: Cooperative Heterogeneous Multi-Robot System for Fibrous Structures. Construction Robotics, 4(3–4), Article 3–4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41693-020-00036-7
    7. Menges, A., Knippers, J., Wagner, H. J., & Zechmeister, C. (2020). Pilotprojekte Für Ein Integratives Computerbasiertes Planen Und Bauen. In M. Bischoff, M. von Scheven, & B. Oesterle (Eds.), Baustatik - Baupraxis 14: Institut für Baustatik und Baudynamik (pp. 67--79). University of Stuttgart.
    8. Menges, A., Knippers, J., Wagner, H. J., & Zechmeister, C. (2020). Pilotprojekte für ein Integratives Computerbasiertes Planen und Bauen. In M. Bischoff, M. von Scheven, & B. Oesterle (Eds.), Baustatik – Baupraxis 14 (pp. 67--79). Institut für Baustatik und Baudynamik, Universität Stuttgart. http://dx.doi.org/10.18419/opus-10762
  6. 2019

    1. Sonntag, D., Aldinger, L., Bechert, S., Alvarez, M., Groenewolt, A., Krieg, O.-D., Wagner, H. J., Knippers, J., & Menges, A. (2019). Lightweight segmented timber shell for the Bundesgartenschau 2019 in Heilbronn. Form and Force: Proceedings of the International Association for Spactial Structures Annual Symposia 2019 Barcelona, October, Article October.
    2. Menges, A., Knippers, J., Wagner, H. J., & Sonntag, D. (2019). BUGA Holzpavillon - Freiformfläche aus robotisch gefertigten Nulltoleranz- Segmenten. In Proceedings of the 25. Internationales Holzbau-Forum IHF 2019 (pp. 129--138).
    3. Menges, A., Knippers, J., Wagner, H. J., & Sonntag, D. (2019). BUGA Holzpavillon - Freiformfläche aus robotisch gefertigten Nulltoleranz- Segmenten. In 25. Internationales Holzbau-Forum IHF 2019 (pp. 129--138). FORUM HOLZBAU.
    4. Garufi, D., Wagner, H. J., Bechert, S., Schwinn, T., Wood, D. M., Menges, A., & Knippers, J. (2019). Fibrous Joints for Lightweight Segmented Timber Shells. In C. Leopold, C. Robeller, & U. Weber (Eds.), Research Culture in Architecture: Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration (pp. 53--64). De Gruyter / Birkhäuser. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783035620238
    5. Alvarez, M., Wagner, H. J., Groenewolt, A., Krieg, O. D., Sonntag, D., Bechert, S., Aldinger, L., Menges, A., & Knippers, J. (2019). The BUGA Wood Pavilion - Integrative interdisciplinary advancements of digital timber architecture. In Ubiquity and Autonomy - 39th ACADIA Conference 2019 (pp. 490--499).
    6. Alvarez, M., Wagner, H. J., Groenewelt, A., Krieg, O., Kyjanek, O., Aldinger, L., Bechert, S., Sonntag, D., Menges, A., & Knippers, J. (2019). The buga wood pavilion - Integrative interdisciplinary advancements of digital timber architecture. ACADIA - Ubiquity and Autonomy Proceedings of the ACADIA Conference 2019, 490--499.
  7. 2018

    1. Menges, A., Wagner, H. J., & Schwinn, T. (2018). Bionische segmentierte Holzplattenschalen: integrative agentenbasierte Modellierung und robotische Fertigung. In 24. Internationales Holzbau-Forum IHF 2018 (pp. 239--249). FORUM HOLZBAU.
    2. Garufi, D., Wagner, H. J., Bechert, S., Schwinn, T., Wood, D. M., Menges, A., & Knippers, J. (2018). Fibrous Joints for Lightweight Segmented Timber Shells. Proceedings of Research Culture in Architecture Conference 2018 (RCA 2018).

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Hans Jakob Wagner leads the research group Computational Wood Architecture at the ICD where he is a research associate and doctoral candidate. His core interest lie in advanced computational wood building systems and associated robotic fabrication systems and  -processes. 

Hans Jakob completed the ITECH Master Program at University of Stuttgart with distinction in 2017 and received a B.Sc. in Architecture from Vienna University of Technology. During his studies he worked for renowned architecture offices in Vienna, Paris, at the Vienna University of Technology and at the University of Stuttgart. He is founder of the timber design technology consultancy Corthus which provides expertise to international clients since 2023.

Currently he is working on his dissertation titled "Project-based Robotic Timber Construction: A framework for the integrative co-evolution of building- and automation systems in computational wood construction" and leads the research integration of the LCRL Multi-Storey Timber Slabs within the DFG Cluster of Excellence IntCDC

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University of Stuttgart, Keplerstraße 11, 70174 Stuttgart

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