Talk by Robert Roithmayr on
Design and Engineering: Membrane Architecture
Time: Wednesday 9 June 2021, 11:00 am, online
The content of this lecture was the eccentric design language and the “new architecture” of membrane construction. The aim of the lecture is a differentiated view of different approaches to the realization of membrane architecture. The individual solution approaches are highlighted and analysed using exceptional examples. Finally, new technologies of the “membrane facade” are compared with conventional buildings.
Robert Roithmayr is founder and owner of Formfinder Software GmbH.
He graduated in Computer Science and Architecture at TU Wien in 2001, in 2006 he founded Formfinder Software GmbH, since 2007 he has been a legally certified engineer. He was Chairman of the section “Architecture and Planning” of The Austrian Association of Engineers- and Architects (OIAV; 2009- 2013). In 2010 he initiated the international post graduate MEng. Program at TU Wien and is now based at the Danube University Krems. He acts as planner and consultant on major international projects involving lightweight membrane structures.