The ICD/ITKE 2014 research pavilion had its opening earlier this spring in Stuttgart, Germany.

Courtesy of ICD Institute for Computational Design

Courtesy of ICD Institute for Computational Design

The project is a collaboration of students and Prof. Achim Menges from the ICD Institute of Computational Design, and Prof. Jan Knippers from ITKE Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design.

 

Courtesy of ICD Institute for Computational Design

Courtesy of ICD Institute for Computational Design

The structure was robotically fabricated from 35 fiber composite components, the biggest being 2.6m in diameter with a weight of 24.1kg.

By Ariela Lenetsky

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