HiLo

Peer Reviewed Papers

Jayathissa, P., Caranovic, S., Hofer, J., Nagy, Z., Schlueter, A. Performative design environment for kinetic photovoltaic architecture. Automation in Construction, vol. 93, no. May, pp. 339–347, 2018. Link

Hofer, J., Svetozarevic, B., Schlueter, A. Hybrid AC/DC building microgrid for solar PV and battery storage integration, Conference: IEEE Second International Conference on DC Microgrids (ICDCM), 2017. Link

Block, P. and Schlueter, A. et al. NEST HiLo: Investigating lightweight construction and adaptive energy systems, Journal of Building Engineering, Volume 12, 2017, Pages 332-341. Link

Lydon, G.P., Hofer, J., Svetozarevic, B., Nagy,Z., Schlueter, A. Coupling energy systems with lightweight structures for a net plus energy building, Appl. Energy, 189 (2017), pp. 310-326. Link

Lydon, G.P., Hofer J., Nagy, Z., Schlueter, A. High-resolution analysis for the development of tabs in lightweight structures, in: IBPSA Building Simulation 2017, San Francisco, USA, 2017. Link

Liew, A., López López, D., Van Mele, T., and Block, P. Design, fabrication and testing of a prototype, thin-vaulted, unreinforced concrete floor, Engineering Structures,137: 323-335, 2017. Link

Jayathissa, P., Jansen, M., Heeren, N., Nagy, Z., and Schlueter, A. Life cycle assessment of dynamic building integrated photovoltaics. Solar energy materials and solar cells 156, 75-82, 2016

Lydon, G.P., Hofer, J., Nagy, Z., Schlueter, A., Thermal analysis of a multifunctional floor element, In: IBPSA Building Simulation and Optimization 2016, Newcastle, UK, 2016. Link

López López, D., Veenendaal, D., Akbarzadeh, M., and Block, P. Prototype of an ultra-thin, concrete vaulted floor system. Proceedings of the IASS-SLTE 2014 Symposium, Brasilia, Brazil,2014. Link

Veenendaal, D. and Block, P. Design process for a prototype concrete shells using a hybrid cable-net and fabric formwork. Engineering Structures, 75: 39-50, 2014. Link

Veenendaal, D., Bezbradica, M., Novak, D., and Block, P. Controlling the geometry and forces of hybrid cable-net and fabric formworks. Proceedings of the IASS-SLTE 2014 Symposium, Brasilia, Brazil, 2014. Link

Groenewolt, A., Bakker, J., Hofer, J., Nagy, Z., Schlueter, A. Methods for modeling, analysis and optimization of bendable photovoltaic modules on irregularly curved surfaces. Int. Journal of Energy and Environmental  Engineering, 2016. Link

Hofer, J., Nagy, Z., Schlueter, A. Electrical design and layout optimization of flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules. EU PVSEC Conference, Munich, Germany, 2016. Link

Lydon, G.P., Willmann, A., Hofer, J., Nagy, Z., Schlueter, A. Balancing operational and embodied emissions for the energy concept of an experimental research and living unit, In: Proceedings of CISBAT, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2015.

Méndez Echenagucia, T., Roozen, B., and Block, P. Minimization of sound radiation in doubly curved shell structures by means of stiffness. Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2016,Tokyo, Japan,2016 (September). Link

Jayathissaa, P., Luzzatto, M., Schmidli, J., Hofer, J., Nagy, Z., Schlueter, A. Optimising Building Net Energy Demand with Dynamic BIPV Shading. Applied Energy, 202, 726-735, 2017. Link

Jayathissa, P., Schmidli, J., Hofer, J., Schlueter, A. Energy performance of PV modules as adaptive building shading systems. EU PVSEC Conference, Munich, Germany, 2016. Link

Jayathissa, P., Caranovic, S., Begle, M., Svetozarevic, B., Hofer, J., Nagy, Z., Schlueter, A. Structural and Architectural Integration of Adaptive Photovoltaic Modules. Conference on Advanced Building Skins, Bern, Switzerland, October 10-11, 2016. Link

Nagy, Z. et al. The Adaptive Solar Facade: From Concept to Prototypes. Frontiers of Architectural Research, 5, 2, 2016. Link

Jayathissa, P., Caranovic, S., Begle, M., Svetozarevic, B., Hofer, J., Nagy, Z., Schlueter, A. Structural and Architectural Integration of Adaptive Photovoltaic Modules. Conference on Advanced Building Skins, Bern, Switzerland, October 10-11, 2016. Link

Svetozarevic, B., Nagy, Z., Hofer, J., Jacob, D., Begle, M., Chatzi, E., Schlueter, A. SoRo-Track: A Two-Axis Soft Robotic Platform for Solar Tracking and Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Applications. IEEE Int. Conference on Robotics and Automation, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016. 

Hofer, J., Groenewolt, A., Jayathissa, P., Nagy, Z., Schlueter, A. Parametric analysis and systems design of dynamic photovoltaic shading modules. Energy Science and Engineering, 4, 2, 134–152, 2016. Link

Rossi, D., Nagy, Z., and Schlueter, A. Adaptive Distributed Robotics for Environmental Performance, Occupant Comfort and Architectural Expression, Int’l. Journal of Architectural Computing, vol.10, No.3, pp.341-360, September 2012. Link

Svetozarevic, B., Nagy, Z., Rossi, D., and Schlueter, A. Experimental Characterization of a 2-DOF Soft Robotic Platform for Architectural Applications, Robotics: Science and Systems, Workshop on Advances on Soft Robotics, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2014. Link

Rossi, D., Nagy, Z., and Schlueter, A. Simulation Framework for Design of Adaptive Solar Facade Systems, CISBAT, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2013. 

Nagy, Z., Hazas, M., Frei, M., Rossi, D., and Schlueter, A. Illuminating Adaptive Comfort: Dynamic Lighting for the Active Occupant, in Proc. 8th Windsor Conference: Counting the Cost of Comfort in a Changing World, April 2014, London, UK. Link

Invited Lectures

Invited Lectures Prof. Philippe Block

2018

First RILEM International Conference on Concrete and Digital Fabrication, ETH Zurich

2017 

9th Institute of Structural Engineers (IStructE) Asia-Pacific Forum on “Going Digital in Structural Engineering”, Shanghai, China

Footbridge 2017, TU Berlin, Germany

DigitalFUTURE Shanghai 2017, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

University College, Bartlett School of Architecture, London, UK

University of Bath, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Bath, UK

2016

Geometry and Computational Design (GCD) Symposium, TU Vienna, Austria

Structural Engineering Day, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Symposium on Computational Fabrication, MIT CSAIL, Cambridge, MA, USA

Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

Polytechnic University of Valencia, Department of Architecture, Valencia, Spain

University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Cardiff University, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff, UK

2015

Geometry and Computational Design (GCD) Symposium, TU Vienna, Austria 

Structural Engineering Day, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Symposium on Computational Fabrication, MIT CSAIL, Cambridge, MA, USA

TU Darmstadt, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Darmstadt, Germany

Princeton University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton, NJ, USA

University of British Columbia, School of Architecture, Vancouver, Canada

Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Architecture, Prague, Czech Republic 

2014

Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Architecture, Gothenburg, Sweden

University of Oregon, Department of Architecture, Eugene, WA, USA

University College London, The Bartlett School of Architecture, London, UK

University of Applied Arts, Institute of Architecture, Vienna, Austria

University of Kassel, School of Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture, Germany

ETH Zurich, Department of Architecture, Zurich, Switzerland

2013

Monash University, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Melbourne, Australia

Syracuse University School of Architecture London Program, London, UK 

Architectural Association, School of Architecture, London, UK 

RMIT University, Design Research institute, Melbourne, Australia

2012

University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Design, Architecture & Building, Sydney, Australia

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Department of Architectural Engineering, Brussels, Belgium 

Université Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Architecture, Architectural Engineering and Urbanism, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

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