Asymptotic Geodesic Timber Vault

This research project combines new methods from applied geometry, computational engineering, and structural design. By designing webs of asymptotic and geodesic curves simple planks of ash wood are woven together in their tall and flat orientation into a lightweight timber

Asymptotic Geodesic Timber Vault

This research project combines new methods from applied geometry, computational engineering, and structural design. By designing webs of asymptotic and geodesic curves simple planks of ash wood are woven together in their tall and flat orientation into a lightweight timber

Hiring an Architectural Research Assistant

We are hiring at HKU, Department of Architecture.https://jobs.hku.hk/cw/en/job/516989/research-assistant-i We are looking for a dedicated Architect to co-lead the Research Project “Asymptotic Building Envelope” in the coming year. Applicants should possess a degree in Architecture or related design-based Discipline, with a

Hiring an Architectural Research Assistant

We are hiring at HKU, Department of Architecture.https://jobs.hku.hk/cw/en/job/516989/research-assistant-i We are looking for a dedicated Architect to co-lead the Research Project “Asymptotic Building Envelope” in the coming year. Applicants should possess a degree in Architecture or related design-based Discipline, with a

Morphology of Kinetic Asymptotic Grids

Type: Conference ProceedingsTitle: Morphology of Kinetic Asymptotic Grids, in DMSB Towards Radical RegenerationYear: 2022Authors: Eike Schling, Jonas SchikorePublished in: Design Modelling Symposium Berlin, 2022Available: September 23, 2022ISBN: eBook ISBN 978-3-031-13249-0 , Print ISBN 978-3-031-13248-3 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-13249-0_31Office: University of Hong Kong Abstract. This paper investigates the kinetic behaviour

Morphology of Kinetic Asymptotic Grids

Type: Conference ProceedingsTitle: Morphology of Kinetic Asymptotic Grids, in DMSB Towards Radical RegenerationYear: 2022Authors: Eike Schling, Jonas SchikorePublished in: Design Modelling Symposium Berlin, 2022Available: September 23, 2022ISBN: eBook ISBN 978-3-031-13249-0 , Print ISBN 978-3-031-13248-3 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-13249-0_31Office: University of Hong Kong Abstract. This paper investigates the kinetic behaviour

Designing asymptotic geodesic hybrid gridshells

Type: Journal PaperTitle: Designing asymptotic geodesic hybrid gridshellsYear: 2022Authors: Eike Schling, Hui Wan, Sebastian Hoyer, Helmut PottmannPublished in: Computer-Aided DesignAvailable: September 2022DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cad.2022.103378Office: University of Hong Kong AbstractFabrication and assembly of freeform shells can be simplified significantly when controlling the curvature of structural

Designing asymptotic geodesic hybrid gridshells

Type: Journal PaperTitle: Designing asymptotic geodesic hybrid gridshellsYear: 2022Authors: Eike Schling, Hui Wan, Sebastian Hoyer, Helmut PottmannPublished in: Computer-Aided DesignAvailable: September 2022DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cad.2022.103378Office: University of Hong Kong AbstractFabrication and assembly of freeform shells can be simplified significantly when controlling the curvature of structural

Asymptotic Geodesic Timber Vault – Construction

Type: Elastic Timber GridshellLocation: Munich, GermanyYear: 2022Status: ConstructionPrincipal Investigators: Eike Schling,  Zongshuai WanOffice: The University of Hong Kong | HKUPartners:  Technical University of Munich | TUMChair of Structural Design Prof. Pierluigi D’Acunto, Julian Trummer, Jonas SchikoreDesiré Agostini, Frederic Chovghi, Gabriele Felici, Josef

Asymptotic Geodesic Timber Vault – Construction

Type: Elastic Timber GridshellLocation: Munich, GermanyYear: 2022Status: ConstructionPrincipal Investigators: Eike Schling,  Zongshuai WanOffice: The University of Hong Kong | HKUPartners:  Technical University of Munich | TUMChair of Structural Design Prof. Pierluigi D’Acunto, Julian Trummer, Jonas SchikoreDesiré Agostini, Frederic Chovghi, Gabriele Felici, Josef

Structural principles of an asymptotic lamella curtain wall

Type: Journal PaperTitle: Structural principles of an asymptotic lamella curtain wallYear: 2022Authors: Zongshuai Wan, Eike SchlingPublished in: Thin-Walled Structures, Volume 180, November 2022, 109772Available: 29 March 2022DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2022.109772Office: University of Hong Kong ABSTRACT Asymptotic lamella structures are a new lightweight construction system that

Structural principles of an asymptotic lamella curtain wall

Type: Journal PaperTitle: Structural principles of an asymptotic lamella curtain wallYear: 2022Authors: Zongshuai Wan, Eike SchlingPublished in: Thin-Walled Structures, Volume 180, November 2022, 109772Available: 29 March 2022DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2022.109772Office: University of Hong Kong ABSTRACT Asymptotic lamella structures are a new lightweight construction system that

Thesis 2022

Type: MA Design ThesisYear: Summer 2022Supervisor: Eike SchlingOffice: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture In final semester of the Master Programm students create their individual research by design, investigating place, climate, material and structure to create new architectural

Thesis 2022

Type: MA Design ThesisYear: Summer 2022Supervisor: Eike SchlingOffice: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture In final semester of the Master Programm students create their individual research by design, investigating place, climate, material and structure to create new architectural

Asymptotic Geodesic Gridshell: Design Phase

Type: Elastic Timber GridshellLocation: Munich, GermanyYear: 2022Status: DesignPrincipal Investigators: Eike Schling,  Zongshuai WanOffice: The University of Hong Kong | HKU This research project combines new methods from applied geometry, computational architecture, and structural design. We design webs of asymptotic and geodesic

Asymptotic Geodesic Gridshell: Design Phase

Type: Elastic Timber GridshellLocation: Munich, GermanyYear: 2022Status: DesignPrincipal Investigators: Eike Schling,  Zongshuai WanOffice: The University of Hong Kong | HKU This research project combines new methods from applied geometry, computational architecture, and structural design. We design webs of asymptotic and geodesic

Asymptotic curtain wall system

Type: Journal PaperTitle: A geometry-based design approach and structural behaviour for an asymptotic curtain wall systemYear: 2022Authors: Eike Schling, Zongshuai WanPublished in: Journal of Building Engineering, 104432Available: 29 March 2022DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2022.104432Office: University of Hong Kong AbstractThis paper presents a novel design approach

Asymptotic curtain wall system

Type: Journal PaperTitle: A geometry-based design approach and structural behaviour for an asymptotic curtain wall systemYear: 2022Authors: Eike Schling, Zongshuai WanPublished in: Journal of Building Engineering, 104432Available: 29 March 2022DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2022.104432Office: University of Hong Kong AbstractThis paper presents a novel design approach

AS3 – Building Principles

Title: AS3 – Building PrinciplesType: Teaching PublicationYear: 2021Course: Building Technology, MA CoreEditor: Sherene Ng, Eike SchlingPublished in: Architectural Structures SeriesLecture Content: Rainer Barthel, Donn Holohan, Olivier Ottevaere Preface This publication exhibits the work created by undergraduate students in their 2nd year during the core

AS3 – Building Principles

Title: AS3 – Building PrinciplesType: Teaching PublicationYear: 2021Course: Building Technology, MA CoreEditor: Sherene Ng, Eike SchlingPublished in: Architectural Structures SeriesLecture Content: Rainer Barthel, Donn Holohan, Olivier Ottevaere Preface This publication exhibits the work created by undergraduate students in their 2nd year during the core

Tectonic Boundaries

Type: MA Design StudioName: Responsive StructuresYear: Fall 2021Supervisor: Eike Schling, Geraldine BorioOffice: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture Located on the threshold between the city and the hillside, the challenge will be to propose an architectural structure responsive

Tectonic Boundaries

Type: MA Design StudioName: Responsive StructuresYear: Fall 2021Supervisor: Eike Schling, Geraldine BorioOffice: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture Located on the threshold between the city and the hillside, the challenge will be to propose an architectural structure responsive

Struktur und Natur

Type: Book chapterTitel: Experimental doubly curved gridshell structuresYear: 2021Authors: Eike Schling, Rainer BarthelIn: Structure and Nature, Timber ConstructionEditors: Jakob SchoofPublisher: DETAIL VerlagISBN: 10.14459/2018md1449869 Page: 24-29

Struktur und Natur

Type: Book chapterTitel: Experimental doubly curved gridshell structuresYear: 2021Authors: Eike Schling, Rainer BarthelIn: Structure and Nature, Timber ConstructionEditors: Jakob SchoofPublisher: DETAIL VerlagISBN: 10.14459/2018md1449869 Page: 24-29

Thesis 2021

Type: MA Design ThesisYear: Summer 2021Supervisor: Eike SchlingOffice: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture In final semester of the Master Programm students create their individual research by design, investigating place, climate, material and structure to create new architectural

Thesis 2021

Type: MA Design ThesisYear: Summer 2021Supervisor: Eike SchlingOffice: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture In final semester of the Master Programm students create their individual research by design, investigating place, climate, material and structure to create new architectural

Computational Design and Optimisation of Quad Meshes Based on Diagonal Meshes

Type: Conference PaperYear: 2021Authors: Caigui Jiang, Cheng Wang, Eike Schling, Helmut PottmannPublished in: Advances in Architectural Geometry 2021. Paris, pp. 38-60Editors: Olivier Baverel, Helmut Pottmann, Caitlin Mueller, Tomohiro Tachi Collaboration: KAUST, University of Hong Kong AbstractA significant amount of research in

Computational Design and Optimisation of Quad Meshes Based on Diagonal Meshes

Type: Conference PaperYear: 2021Authors: Caigui Jiang, Cheng Wang, Eike Schling, Helmut PottmannPublished in: Advances in Architectural Geometry 2021. Paris, pp. 38-60Editors: Olivier Baverel, Helmut Pottmann, Caitlin Mueller, Tomohiro Tachi Collaboration: KAUST, University of Hong Kong AbstractA significant amount of research in