Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering - Stuttgart, Berlin, New York
Thorsten Helbig is a founding partner of Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering, an engineering firm for structural and façade design with offices in Stuttgart, Berlin and New York. In his capacity as Associate Professor, he has a teaching assignment at Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, The Cooper Union, New York. With his team, he works on the design, practice-oriented development and realization of innovative building materials and construction methods right at the interface of architecture, engineering and specialized manufacturing.
Innovations in the construction industry can only succeed if research, engineering, practice-oriented development and future-oriented industry are closely interlinked. In this lecture, successful approaches and solutions for material and process innovations will be presented.