Category Archives: Publications

AS3 – Asympotic Construction

Title: AS2 – Asymptotic ConstructionType: Teaching PublicationYear: 2022Course: 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 „Structural

AS3 – Asympotic Construction

Title: AS2 – Asymptotic ConstructionType: Teaching PublicationYear: 2022Course: 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 „Structural

Baunetz Campus

Type: Online PublicationTitle: Gitterschalen mal einfachYear: 2023Authors: Johannes Medebach, Eike SchlingPublished in: Baunetz CampusAvailable: January, 2023www: https://www.baunetz-campus.de/news/asymptotic-geodesic-timber-vault-gitterschalen-mal-einfach-8117275Office: University of Hong Kong, Technical University of Munich Materialersparnis, Stabilität und die Ausbildung von großen Spannweiten kennzeichnen Gitterschalen. Die räumliche Krümmung solcher Konstruktionen macht es möglich.

Baunetz Campus

Type: Online PublicationTitle: Gitterschalen mal einfachYear: 2023Authors: Johannes Medebach, Eike SchlingPublished in: Baunetz CampusAvailable: January, 2023www: https://www.baunetz-campus.de/news/asymptotic-geodesic-timber-vault-gitterschalen-mal-einfach-8117275Office: University of Hong Kong, Technical University of Munich Materialersparnis, Stabilität und die Ausbildung von großen Spannweiten kennzeichnen Gitterschalen. Die räumliche Krümmung solcher Konstruktionen macht es möglich.

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