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Detmold Conference Weeks 2020 // MID Thesis Presentation

Detmold Conference Weeks 2020 // MID Thesis Presentation

MID-CD Alumni Amanda Jardim and Maximilian Müh present their joint master thesis Synthetic&Tangible Agents: a decision support system for urban design, this Thursday 26.11 at the Detmold Conference Weeks 2020. […]



We are please to welcome Dipl. Ing. Martin Manegold from Imagine Computation GmbH as a guest lecturer for Digital Tools and Methods (Core Module MID) on 17.11.2020 at 11:30am. Imagine […]

Detmold Conference Weeks 2020 // DIGITAL

Detmold Conference Weeks 2020 // DIGITAL

Detmold Conference Weeks 2020 \\ DIGITALTHE HUMAN HABITAT IN TIMES OF TRANSFORMATION 16. – 27. NOVEMBER 2020 Two digital weeks full of impulses, ideas and discussions with international researchers, representatives […]


MID_CD // S8_Digital Fabrication (SS 2020)

DIGITAL FABRICATION provides the connection and potential of computer-controlled production processes in combination with rule-based design and construction methods. For this semester MID Computational students the task was to develop […]

MID_CD // P9_Contextual Computational Design – Speculative Architecture (WS 2019-2020)

Architectural performance resides in the complex synthesis of a multitude of agents, bringing together multiple conditions such as of program, site, available modes of construction, materiality, economics, culture into a […]

MID_FD // S4_Climate Related Facade Design (WS 2019-2020)

Mr JAN is an owner for three similar buildings which are located in three different climate zones. He went to his Architect Mr MON and asked him to propose a […]

MID.MIAD // C3_Floating City – Integrative Architectural Planning (SS 2019)

In the first part of the module, the students developed a deeper understanding of the possibilities in digital modeling and parametric form-finding by simply creating different variations of stacked containers. […]

MID_CD // S8_Digital Fabrication (SS 2019)

Digital tools and methods dominate large parts of design, development, simulation and communication processes in architectural design. In advanced studios, architectural projects are already developed predominantly with 3D models. The […]

MID // P5.P8_Hyper Mobility Hub (SS 2019)

The goal of project Hyper Hub was to re-activate the idea of alternative traveling through new, arising technologies, such as hyperloop, drones, electric vehicles and magnetic rail-ways in Europe, which […]

MID // P6.P9_Liquid Campus (SS 2018)

This interdisciplinary project connected different modules and departments of the various faculties of the Technical University of Applied Sciences Ostwestfalen-Lippe. The competences of the respective fields of study were used […]

MID_CD // S8_Kuka Multitool Thermoforming (SS 2018)

Digital tools and methods dominate large parts of design, development, simulation and communication processes in architectural design. In advanced studios architectural projects are already developed predominately with 3D models. The […]

MID // P5.P8_E-Volo Skyscraper Competition (SS 2018)

“…it recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital […]

MID.MIAD // C1_Spatial Structures (WS 2017-2018)

Metropolitan areas have grown intensively worldwide over the past century. In the recent years and within that context, architects have developed a variety of concepts for ‚open‘ structures in public […]

MID.MIAD // C1_Augmented City (WS 2017-2018)

Yona Friedman is an hungarian-french architect, born in Budapest (Hungary) in 1923, his work is one of the most visionary ones since the second half of the 20th century, and […]

MID // C1_Desert  Eyes at Burning Man (2017)

Lehrprojekt ‚New Babylon’

MID_CD // P7_Cliphut (2016)

  A MID student realization project The development process of the ClipHut is based on a circular metamorphosis of digital design and fabrication techniques according to the principals of „design […]

MID.MIAD // P6.P9_Liquid Space (2016)

The cross-referenced series of lectures and seminars „Digital Crafting“ at the professorship of CAAD at the Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture is mainly about dynamics, changeability and adaptivity […]

// TEAM //

Prof. ir. Michel Melenhorst

Director MIAD, Contextual Design

Prof. Dipl. Ing. Hans Sachs

Director MID Computational Design   / Computer Aided Architectural Design

Prof. Dipl.-Ing., M. Eng. Daniel Arztmann,

Director MID Specialization Facade Design

Prof. Dr. Uta Pottgiesser

Director MID Specialization Facade Design

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jens-Uwe Schulz

Director MID Computational Design   Structural Engineering

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jasper Jochimsen

Architectural Design

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Oliver Hall

Urban Planning and Urban Design

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Manfred Lux

Building Material and Construction

M.Eng. Alexander Fillies

Computational Design

Prof. Dr. Winfried Heusler

Facade Design and Technology

Dipl.-Ing. Guido Brand

Assistant in research and teaching FABLAB OWL / FB1

Dipl.-Ing. David Lemberski

Assistant in research and teaching   Computer Aided Architectural Design

Anica Dragutinovic, M.Arch.

Research Assistant | Construction Lab MIAD // MID – FD Program Coordinator

Jan Christoph Kahre Heidemann M.A.

Computational Design/Construction, Digital Fabrication

M. Eng. Thomaz Vieira

Research Assistant | Simulation and programming (MID)

Maryse Niemeier

International Office

Dipl. Arch. Melicia Planchart

Research Assistant | MID Program Coordinator

M.Sc. Benjamin Kemper

Digital Fabrication

M.Eng. Alvaro Balderrama

Computational Design | Construction Lab