Category Archives: Research

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

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

Kinetic Umbrella

The Kinetic Umbrella is an elastically transformable lattice structure for the Kreativquatier in Munich. The research project investigates geometrical, mechanical and constructive solutions for kinetic structures, which are manufactured from exclusively straight lamellas. In the design, the joint and support

Kinetic Umbrella

The Kinetic Umbrella is an elastically transformable lattice structure for the Kreativquatier in Munich. The research project investigates geometrical, mechanical and constructive solutions for kinetic structures, which are manufactured from exclusively straight lamellas. In the design, the joint and support

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

Asymptotic Envelope Substructure

Type: BuildingEnvelopeLocation: Hong Kong, TaipeiYear: 2020Status: Completion SubstructureOffice: The University of Hong KongIn collaboration with: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Shen Guan ShihIndustry Partner: Gomore Building Envelope Technology, Sam Hsu Project Team: Eike Schling, Jacky Chu, Muye Ma, Wesley

Asymptotic Envelope Substructure

Type: BuildingEnvelopeLocation: Hong Kong, TaipeiYear: 2020Status: Completion SubstructureOffice: The University of Hong KongIn collaboration with: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Shen Guan ShihIndustry Partner: Gomore Building Envelope Technology, Sam Hsu Project Team: Eike Schling, Jacky Chu, Muye Ma, Wesley

Asymptotic Envelope Design

Type: BuildingEnvelopeLocation: Hong Kong, TaipeiYear: 2020Status: Fabrication PlanningPlanning Team: Eike Schling, Muye Ma, Wesley SheOffice: The University of Hong KongIn collaboration with: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Shen Guan ShihIndustry Partner: Gomore Building Envelope Technology, Sam Hsu Designing asymptotic

Asymptotic Envelope Design

Type: BuildingEnvelopeLocation: Hong Kong, TaipeiYear: 2020Status: Fabrication PlanningPlanning Team: Eike Schling, Muye Ma, Wesley SheOffice: The University of Hong KongIn collaboration with: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Shen Guan ShihIndustry Partner: Gomore Building Envelope Technology, Sam Hsu Designing asymptotic

Kinetic Umbrella: Design Phase

Type: Transformable Structure Location: Munich, Germany Year: 2020 Status: Design Planning Team: Eike Schling,  Jonas Schikore Office: The University of Hong Kong in collaboration with the Technical University of Munich The Kinetic Umbrella  is an ongoing research project to be

Kinetic Umbrella: Design Phase

Type: Transformable Structure Location: Munich, Germany Year: 2020 Status: Design Planning Team: Eike Schling,  Jonas Schikore Office: The University of Hong Kong in collaboration with the Technical University of Munich The Kinetic Umbrella  is an ongoing research project to be

Canopy for the Hotel Intergroup in Ingolstadt

Type: Canopy Location: Ingolstadt, Germany Year: 2019 Status: completed Planning Team: Eike Schling,  Jonas Schikore Partner: Brandl Metallbau, Eitensheim The Asymptotic Canopy draws attention to the main entrance to the Intergroup Business and Design Hotel, Ingolstadt. The stainless steel structure is

Canopy for the Hotel Intergroup in Ingolstadt

Type: Canopy Location: Ingolstadt, Germany Year: 2019 Status: completed Planning Team: Eike Schling,  Jonas Schikore Partner: Brandl Metallbau, Eitensheim The Asymptotic Canopy draws attention to the main entrance to the Intergroup Business and Design Hotel, Ingolstadt. The stainless steel structure is

Modular Structures

Type: Design Workshop Name: Structural Modelling Year: 2019 Supervisor: Eike Schling Office: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture The workshop on modular structures produced beautiful and divers results of construction a doubly curved structure from repetitive pieces.

Modular Structures

Type: Design Workshop Name: Structural Modelling Year: 2019 Supervisor: Eike Schling Office: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture The workshop on modular structures produced beautiful and divers results of construction a doubly curved structure from repetitive pieces.

Professorship in Architectural Structures

I am happy and excited to announce that from today I hold the Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in Architectural Structures at the University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture. More posts on teaching and research will follow.  

Professorship in Architectural Structures

I am happy and excited to announce that from today I hold the Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in Architectural Structures at the University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture. More posts on teaching and research will follow.  

Experimental Structures, Elastic Grid Mechanisms

Type: Design Studio Name: Experimental Structures, Elastic Grid Mechanisms Year: 2019, Master Design Studio Supervisor: Jonas Schikore, Eike Schling Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Team: Alberto Ortensi, Barbara von Waarden, Chiara Saccomanno, Frederik Justnes, Han

Experimental Structures, Elastic Grid Mechanisms

Type: Design Studio Name: Experimental Structures, Elastic Grid Mechanisms Year: 2019, Master Design Studio Supervisor: Jonas Schikore, Eike Schling Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Team: Alberto Ortensi, Barbara von Waarden, Chiara Saccomanno, Frederik Justnes, Han

Design Proposal for the Hotel Intergroup in Ingolstadt

Type: Canopy Location: Ingolstadt, Germany Year: 2019 Status: Completed Planning Team: Eike Schling,  Jonas Schikore Partner: Brandl Metallbau, Eitensheim A commission for the canopy of the Intergroup Business Hotel in Eitensheim was received in late 2018. The design of two asymptotic

Design Proposal for the Hotel Intergroup in Ingolstadt

Type: Canopy Location: Ingolstadt, Germany Year: 2019 Status: Completed Planning Team: Eike Schling,  Jonas Schikore Partner: Brandl Metallbau, Eitensheim A commission for the canopy of the Intergroup Business Hotel in Eitensheim was received in late 2018. The design of two asymptotic

Think Shell – Lecture at the École des Ponts ParisTech

Type: Lecture Titel: THINKSHELL – Repetitive Structures Year: 2018 Authors: Eike Schling Invited by: Prof. Cyril Douthe, Prof. Olivier Baverel, Prof. Laurent Hauswirth Laboratoire NAVIER École des Ponts ParisTech I was honored to be invited for a lecture for the

Think Shell – Lecture at the École des Ponts ParisTech

Type: Lecture Titel: THINKSHELL – Repetitive Structures Year: 2018 Authors: Eike Schling Invited by: Prof. Cyril Douthe, Prof. Olivier Baverel, Prof. Laurent Hauswirth Laboratoire NAVIER École des Ponts ParisTech I was honored to be invited for a lecture for the