For the first time, along with the structural development in research and education, the ConstructionLab of Detmolder Schule für Architektur und Innenarchitektur has cooperated with the Project Consortium of RMB and offered two joint and thematically linked conferences in Detmold: „RMB – Reuse of Modernist Buildings“ and „facade2017 – Resilience“.
Since 2000 (in the beginning 21st Century) climate change and globalisation have influenced the actual world and all societies tremendously and the have also affected the way we are building. Safety and security requirements are increasing and are consequently influencing the design of the building envelope.
„Resilience“ describes the function and ability of buildings and their facades to to recover from or adjust easily to change; this can either be in a direct way to specific stresses forced by water, wind, fire, explosion or earthquake but also in an indirect way seen as a general ability of adaptivity to different changes. These issues will be addressed at the conference facade2017 from different academic and professional perspectives.
RMB Conference // Nov. 23rd
facade2017 // Nov. 24th
Detmold Conference Week 2017
M. Melenhorst, U. Pottgiesser, C. Naumann, T. Kellner (Eds.). Detmold Conference Week.
Tagungsband zur RMB Conference 2017, facade2017 und ConstructionLab Annual Report 2015-17. Detmolder Schule für Architektur und Innenarchitektur, Detmold, 2017.
You can read more about the conference here.