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Tuesday, June 1 • 12:50 - 13:15
Biocomposites and automation for future sustainable industries. Case study: The building industry

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  • Biocomposites
  • Digitalization and Automation
  • Building Industry

The lecture will highlight new visions for dealing with alternative bio-based materials in the form of (Biocomposites) in architecture and the building industry. The lecturer will showcase current industrial projects that the speaker (Prof. Dahy) is leading and how this influenced the way of making new vision for future sustainable architecture and accordingly the architectural design scenarios and applications. Examples from both research and teaching will be given and thoroughly analysed. Built up mock-ups in 1:1 scales with new developed materials, including bio-based and smart materials, will be shown and discussed. At the end, a discussion with be opened about how architecture of the near future should be like in academy and in practice. In addition, discussions including how materialisation and digitalisation have both affected this ‘new’ architecture will take place. Furthermore, methods of preparing future architects for those challenges in the future building industry will be highlighted.

Speakers, Jury Members & Final...
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Hanaa DAHY

Professor, BioMat Department (Bio-based Materials and Materials Cycles in Architecture) at ITKE Institute – University of Stuttgart
Hanaa Dahy, born in Cairo, is a registered architect in Germany and in Egypt. After earning her PHD with excellence at the University of Stuttgart in 2014, Dahy established her (BioMat) department "Biomaterials and Material Cycles in of Architecture" since 2016 at ITKE (Institute... Read More →


Tuesday June 1, 2021 12:50 - 13:15 CEST
Conferences (Hall 6 - Room 611)