Category Archives: Publications

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

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

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

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

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

Kinetics and Design of Semi-Compliant Grid Mechanisms

Type: Conference PaperYear: 2021Authors: Jonas Schikore, Eike Schling, Thomas Oberbichler, Anna M. BauerPublished in: Advances in Architectural Geometry 2021. Paris, pp. 108-129Editors: Olivier Baverel, Helmut Pottmann, Caitlin Mueller, Tomohiro Tachi Collaboration: Technische Universität München, University of Hong Kong AbstractThe research of

Kinetics and Design of Semi-Compliant Grid Mechanisms

Type: Conference PaperYear: 2021Authors: Jonas Schikore, Eike Schling, Thomas Oberbichler, Anna M. BauerPublished in: Advances in Architectural Geometry 2021. Paris, pp. 108-129Editors: Olivier Baverel, Helmut Pottmann, Caitlin Mueller, Tomohiro Tachi Collaboration: Technische Universität München, University of Hong Kong AbstractThe research of

PMQ Exhibition – Kinetic Grid Structures

14 September – 5 October 2021HKU Architecture GalleryS503 – PMQ – 35 Aberdeen St. – Central Welcome to the website of Kinetic Grid Structures, the interactive exhibition at PMQ, Hong Kong. The exhibition introduces research from the University of Hong

PMQ Exhibition – Kinetic Grid Structures

14 September – 5 October 2021HKU Architecture GalleryS503 – PMQ – 35 Aberdeen St. – Central Welcome to the website of Kinetic Grid Structures, the interactive exhibition at PMQ, Hong Kong. The exhibition introduces research from the University of Hong

Teaching Fund – Comparative Modelling

Title: Comparative Modelling: Understanding the relationship of digital and physical design in architecturePrincipal Investigator: Eike SchlingCo-Investigator: Sherene Ng, Jason Bond, Christian Johannes LangeType: Teaching Development Grant 2021Received by: Teaching and Learning Quality Committee, HKUStart Date: 01.09.2021Scheduled Completion: 31.8.2022Sum Awarded: 299,880

Teaching Fund – Comparative Modelling

Title: Comparative Modelling: Understanding the relationship of digital and physical design in architecturePrincipal Investigator: Eike SchlingCo-Investigator: Sherene Ng, Jason Bond, Christian Johannes LangeType: Teaching Development Grant 2021Received by: Teaching and Learning Quality Committee, HKUStart Date: 01.09.2021Scheduled Completion: 31.8.2022Sum Awarded: 299,880

Research Fund – Asymptotic Building Envelope

Title: Asymptotic Building Envelope – Simplifying the fabrication and assembly of free-form constructionPrincipal Investigator: Eike SchlingType: General Research Fund and Early Career Scheme 2021Received by: Research Grant Council, Hong KongStart Date: 01.01.2022Scheduled Completion: 31.12.2023Sum Awarded: 787,940 HK$Office: The University of

Research Fund – Asymptotic Building Envelope

Title: Asymptotic Building Envelope – Simplifying the fabrication and assembly of free-form constructionPrincipal Investigator: Eike SchlingType: General Research Fund and Early Career Scheme 2021Received by: Research Grant Council, Hong KongStart Date: 01.01.2022Scheduled Completion: 31.12.2023Sum Awarded: 787,940 HK$Office: The University of

D-Nets on Rotational Surfaces

Title: D-Nets on Rotational Surfaces. Equilibrium gridshell layout, symmetric to the principal stress directionsType: Conference ProceedingsYear: 2021Authors: Eike Schling, Jonas Schikore, Thomas OberbichlerPublished in: International Conference on Spatial Structures, IASS 2020/21Office: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture AbstractThis paper

D-Nets on Rotational Surfaces

Title: D-Nets on Rotational Surfaces. Equilibrium gridshell layout, symmetric to the principal stress directionsType: Conference ProceedingsYear: 2021Authors: Eike Schling, Jonas Schikore, Thomas OberbichlerPublished in: International Conference on Spatial Structures, IASS 2020/21Office: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture AbstractThis paper

Asymptotic Building Envelope

Title: Asymptotic Building EnvelopeType: Conference ProceedingsYear: 2021Authors: Eike Schling, Chih Lin Hsu, Muye MaPublished in: The Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA), Hong KongPages: Volume 1, p. 341-350ISBN: 978-988-78917-5-8Editors: Anastasia Globa, Jeroen van Ameijde, Adam Fingrut, Nayeon Kim,

Asymptotic Building Envelope

Title: Asymptotic Building EnvelopeType: Conference ProceedingsYear: 2021Authors: Eike Schling, Chih Lin Hsu, Muye MaPublished in: The Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA), Hong KongPages: Volume 1, p. 341-350ISBN: 978-988-78917-5-8Editors: Anastasia Globa, Jeroen van Ameijde, Adam Fingrut, Nayeon Kim,

AS2 – Asymptotic Building Envelope

Title: AS2 – Asymptotic Building EnvelopeType: Teaching PublicationYear: 2020Course: Structural Research, MA ElectiveEditor: Sherene Ng, Eike SchlingPublished in: Architectural Structures Series Preface This publication exhibits the work created by graduate and 4th-year-undergraduate students at the Department of Architecture, HKU, during the elective course

AS2 – Asymptotic Building Envelope

Title: AS2 – Asymptotic Building EnvelopeType: Teaching PublicationYear: 2020Course: Structural Research, MA ElectiveEditor: Sherene Ng, Eike SchlingPublished in: Architectural Structures Series Preface This publication exhibits the work created by graduate and 4th-year-undergraduate students at the Department of Architecture, HKU, during the elective course