Additive robotic fabrication techniques for timber construction - computer-aided design and integrated structural joining techniques
The research project "Additive robotic fabrication techniques for timber construction - computer-aided design and integrated structural joining methods" investigates the possibilities of using computer-aided design methods to develop optimized material arrangements for timber structures. In addition to questions of ecologically and economically sustainable (re)use of wood and wood-based materials, the focus is also on the design and manufacture of load-bearing structures within the framework of a holistic digital workflow.
Starting from investigations on single components such as wooden dowels, numerical and experimental large-scale tests on timber slab elements (spans approx. 2.5 - 5.0 m) are carried out.
The aim is to develop a slab structure made of wood (materials) that is as digitally planned as possible, manufactured in an automated manner, can be deconstructed without sorting and is efficient in terms of the materials used.
German Research Foundation (DFG)
Prof. Philipp Eversmann, University of Kassel, Experimental and Digital Design and Construction
Duration 2020 - 2023
Dr.-Ing. Matthias Brieden