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Nov. 18th - GCD Symposium 3: Symposium on Geometry & Computation Design

The members of the Center for Geometry and Computational Design cordially invite interested faculty, students, company representatives and the interested public to our third Symposium on Geometry and Computational Design on Friday 18 Nov, 2016 at the Kuppelsaal of TU Wien.

We will have a series of lectures by leading researchers who present recent developments in geometry, computer graphics, computational design and architectural engineering. Please forward this announcement to people who might be interested in the event.

We are looking forward to see you at the symposium!


Free Registration

We kindly ask potential participants to register for the symposium, which will be free of charge, until 8 Nov, 2016 via email at <>.



9:30 OPENING HELMUT POTTMANN, Director of the Center for Geometry and Computational Design, RUDOLF SCHEUVENS, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Planning, JOSEF EBERHARDSTEINER, Vice Rector for Infrastructure

9:45 JULIE DORSEY, Yale University The Future of Drawing in the Digital Age (conference recording)

10:30 JOSEF FÜSSL, TU Wien Computational Mechanical Modelling of Wood and Wood-Based Products (conference recording)

Coffee break

11:30   KEENAN CRANE, Carnegie Mellon University Differential Geometry and Developability (conference recording)

12:15   HANNES KAUFMANN, TU Wien Walking Through Large Virtual Environments (conference recording)

Lunch break and Virtual Realty Demonstration

14:30   ACHIM MENGES, University of Stuttgart Integrative Computational Design and Materialisation

15:15   ARTO KIVINIEMI, University of Liverpool Interdisciplinary Collaboration Using Open BIM (conference recording)

Coffee break

16:30   YVES WEINAND, EPF Lausanne Advanced Timber Structures: Architectural Design and Digital Dimensioning

17:15   ALFONSO OLIVA, Lera Consulting Engineers Computing in the Arts, a Computational Approach to Sculpture Design

17:45   PRZEMYSLAW MUSIALSKI, TU Wien Shape Optimization for Digital Fabrication (conference recording)


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