Knippers

Knippers

Estonian Academy of Arts Faculty of Architecture
“Open Lecture Series”
Kanuti Gildi SAAL (Pikk 20, Tallinn)

03.12. Jan Knippers / Stuttgart


Jan Knippers is a german engineer, co-founder of engineering practice Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering. He studied civil engineering and got a consecutive PhD at TU Berlin. Since 2000 he is chair and director of the Institute for Building Structures and Structural Design, where he is leading research in long-span structures and novel materials. In collaboration with the Institute for Computational design he is involved in the development of the ICD + ITKE research pavilions, which deal with biomorphic form and automated robotic construction. In 2001 he co-founded Knippers Helbig in Stuttgart and in 2009 in New York. He is member of numerous national and international engineering associations.
http://www.itke.uni-stuttgart.de/index.php?lang=en

http://www.knippershelbig.com/

The lecture series is supported by the Estonian Cultural Endowment.
www.avatudloengud.ee

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