12th May, 13:00h, The Distinct Traits and Performance of Embedded Architectures – En Route to Architecture and Environment Integration

Zoom: https://tudelft.zoom.us/j/97586666953

Michael Hensel, TU Wien


Univ. Prof. Michael U. Hensel PhD is a registered architect, partner in the practice OCEAN Architecture | Environment, and founding member of the experimental design network OCEAN net. He is a founding and steering board member of the LamoLab Research Center and series editor of the Springer Nature book series Designing Environments. He heads the research department for Digital Architecture and Planning at Vienna University of Technology, where is board and faculty member at the interfaculty Center for Geometry and Computational Design and member of the Center for Computational Complex Systems. His work is located at the intersection between architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, ecology, sustainable development, and data- and computer-science especially in areas of higher complexity. He taught at notable schools and universities including the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, Berlage Institute Amsterdam & Rotterdam, Technical University in Munich, Rice University in Houston and University of Technology Sydney. He was founding and acting director of the Research Centre for Architecture and Tectonics in Oslo, innovation fellow at the University of Sydney, honorary fellow of the Institute of Advanced Studies at the Technical University in Munich, and senior resident at Polytechnic University of Milan.