Insights into the methods and possibilities of lightweight structures and construction. Understand historical background, apply modern design methods, develop a design project.
Application of both analogue / experimental and digital / computer aided methods of form finding in architecture. Technology transfer of methods of lightweight structures as applied in car / aircraft industries into the field of architecture and structural engineering.
Establish a cooperation between NTNU Trondheim (Norway) and Biberach University of Applied Sciences (Germany), in cooperation with University of Stuttgart (Germany).
(Irmgard Lochner, Hochschule Biberach).
See some impressions of this fascinating Summer School Project here …