Exhibition Contribution of the Research group Baubotanik

Exhibition contribution of the research group Baubotanik
Exhibition "Innovationen zur Verbesserung des Alltags"

Kunstverein Neuhausen
Opening: Saturday, 17.10.2015, 7 p.m.
Rupert-Mayer-Str. 28 Neuhausen/Fildern

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presentation "Klimaaktive baubotanische Stadtquartiere, Bautypologien und Infrastrukturen: Modellprojekte und Planungswerkzeuge"

Short presentation "Klimaaktive baubotanische Stadtquartiere, Bautypologien und Infrastrukturen: Modellprojekte und Planungswerkzeuge"
Dr.-Ing. Ferdinand Ludwig

FBB-Symposium Fassadenbegrünung, Stuttgart


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International Symposium HORTITECTURE 01

Public lectures focusing on alternative sustainable strategies, that explore the synergies combining architecture and plant material. With a keynote presentation by Ferdinand Ludwig and Daniel Schönle. Wed. 10.12.2014, 11:00-20:00 TU Braunschweig.

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"Das Grüne Zimmer Ludwigsburg. Kleine Maßnahme – große Wirkung?"

Sereies of lectures of the DGGL national association Baden-Württemberg e.V. Consultant: Bernd Eisenberg, ILPÖ Uni Stuttgart; Hans Müller, owner of the HELIX-Company; Ferdinand Ludwig, IGMA Uni Stuttgart. Thursday, 23rd October 2014, 7 p.m., University of Stuttgart, K1, Keplerstr. 11, Room 8.08. (auditorium 11.82), level 8


Lecture "Lebende Architektur: Bauwerk Pflanze" (aed Stuttgart)

Moderation: Gerd de Bruyn. Consultant: Kai Bierich (wulf architects), Ferdinand Ludwig (Living Plant Constructions/IGMA), Steffen Reichert (ICD, University of Stuttgart), Alina Schick (GraviPrint, Stuttgart/University Hohenheim) Venue: University Hohenheim, Kirchnerstraße 3 (ground level, lecture hall Euroforum), 70599 Stuttgart


"Baubotanik: Chances for a sustainable urban development"

Lecture of Ferdinand Ludwig in the context of the DAAD stipendiary meeting 2014.


14.06.2014, 9.30 a.m., auditorium M 2.00, University of Stuttgart, Campus city centre




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Opening of the "Green Room" in Ludwigsburg

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 1.30 p.m., behind the cultural centre, Wilhelmstraße 9/1, 71638 Ludwigsburg.



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"How Do You Do Biodesign", Het Nieuwe Instituut

Contribution by Ferdinand Ludwig and Daniel Schönle in the context of the discussion series "How Do You Do Biodesign", 23rd January 2014, 8p.m. - 11p.m., Het Nieuwe Instituut, Museumspark 25, 3015 CB Rotterdam.




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Reseach Programme "KLIMOPASS"

A project by the Baubotanik research group for the research programme "Climate change and exemplary Adaptation in Baden-Württemberg" (KLIMOPASS).


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Exhibition M:AI: Anything goes!

Exhibition by M:AI, from 19th January to 21st February 2014, Forckenbeckstr. 61, Aachen.






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Lecture "Baubotanik: Designing growth processes"

Lecture by Ferdinand Ludwig in the context of the symposium "form - rule : rule -form",

17./18.01.2014 09 a.m. - 5 p.m.; KOGE, Insitute for construction and shape, University of Innsbruck.





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Online Lecture "Designing Plants - Planting Constructions"

Lecture by Ferdinand Ludwig in the context of the ECLAS online seminar "International Perspectives on Planting Design", 8th January 2014, 6 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.




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"Preis der Freunde" University of Stuttgart 2013

The University of Stuttgart awards Ferdinand Ludwig a prize for excellent academic performances.




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Lecture "Baubotanik Strategies for Urban Development"

Lecture by Ferdinand Ludwig and Daniel Schönle during the event "TRANSFORMATION - Interdisciplinary Seminar for the Architecture Referendars 13/14". Wednesday, 27th November 2013 10.15 a.m. - 11.45 a.m., Technical University of Munich, Institute for Urban and Landscape Design.


"Baubotanik - Architecture with Trees", Biomimetics Lectures 2013

Lecture by Ferdinand Ludwig in the lecture hall of the Zoology Institute, Hauptstraße 1, 79104 Freiburg, 7th October  2013, 3 p.m.






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Arquitectura Vegetal, International Confernce on Plant Architecture

Keynote Lecture by Ferdinand Ludwig, Research Group Baubotanik.

Arquitectura esuela politécnica superior Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid, 3rd-4th October 2013.




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"Emergent Timber: A tool for designing growth in Baubotanik structures"

Paper written by Ferdinand Ludwig, Boyan Mihaylov and Tobias Schwinn (IGMA/ICD), presented on the Conference Transmaterial Aesthetics at ANCB Metropolitan Laboratory, Aedes Network Campus Berlin, 1‐2 October 2013.




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"Biodesign. On the Cross-Pollination of Nature, Science and Creativity"

Research Group Baubotanik is exhibting several projects at Netherlands Architecture Institute. Opening: Thursday, 26th September 2013. Dates: Friday, 27th September 2013 – Sunday, 5th January 2014.




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Baubotanik concepts - sustainable strategies for urban development

A re-opening of the exhibition "Baubotanik concepts - sustainable strategies for urban development" will take place Saturday, 13th July 2013, starting 11 a.m. at the Neue Kunst am Ried.




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Exhibition Weißenhofgalerie: Material dialogue - Constructing with wood

Ferdinand Ludwig (FG Baubotanik) and Fabian Scheurer (designtoproduction) are presenting exemplary projects and exhibits at the Architekturgalerie am Weißenhof, covering the issue "constructing with wood".




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Publication "BioDesign", Museum of Modern Art New York

The Baubotanik Tower and Footbridge were published in the book "BioDesign - Nature + Science + Creativity" (author: William Myers) by the Museum of Modern Art New York and Thames & Hudson London. 





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Lecture "Living Architecture: Baubotanik - Living Plant Constructions"

A lecture given by Ferdinand Ludwig and Daniel Schönle at the facade greenery symposium "Grüngewandt 2.0", 22th February 2013, starting 9 a.m. at the TU Wien.





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Baubotanik concepts – sustainable strategies for urban development

The IZKT Uni Stuttgart has organized an exhibition and lecture event in October 2012 themed  "Baubotanik concepts - sustainable strategies for urban development".




Lecture "stadtbaumhaus" by Ludwig.Schönle

The lecture "stadtbaumhaus" by Ludwig.Schönle will take place Tuesday, 11th December 2012, starting 6.00 p.m. at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal.




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Competition House of Future: 3rd prize

Ludwig.Schönle were ranked 3rd prize for their work at the "Haus der Zukunft" (House of Future) competition in Berlin.


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Plane-Tree-Cube Nagold: Holzbaupreis Baden-Württemberg 2012

The Plane-Tree-Cube was awarded the special prize for innovation at the Holzbaupreis BaWü 2012. The honoring will take place the 22nd June 2012, starting 3.30 p.m. at the House of Architects, Stuttgart.





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Opening Plane-Tree-Cube / Award "Übermorgenmacher"

The opening of the baubotanical project "Plane-Tree-Cube Nagold" and the honoring "Übermorgenmacher" of Ferdinand Ludwig will take place Wednesday, 20th June 2012, 4.30 p.m. at the Horticultural Show Nagold.





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Announcement: PhD thesis presentation

The PhD thesis presentation titled "Botanical principles of Baubotanik and their use at design" by Ferdinand Ludwig will take place the 16th April 2012, starting at 1 p.m. at the departement room of the University of Stuttgart, City Centre, Keplerstrasse 11 (5th floor).

Announcement: Award "Übermorgenmacher"

Ferdinand Ludwig was selected one of the 60 people, called "Übermorgenmacher" with "Baubotanik - Living plant construction" by the state of Baden-Württemberg.





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September 2011: Construction progress Plane-Tree-Cube Nagold

The construction works on the steel structure are finished, plants are placed and connected at their intersection points. At the current progress, the green wall is already recognizable.  


September 2011: Baubotanik documentary at Deutsche Welle TV

A short documentary about Baubotanik titled "Baubotanik: Connection between architecture and nature" was published the 12th sept 2011 at the magazine "euromaxx" of the Deutsche Welle TV.




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March 2011: Workshop 'productive plant-systems'

The workshop "productive plant-systems for the postfossil urban planning" took place the 10th March 2011 at the University of Stuttgart.







February 2011: Construction works for the Plane-Tree-Cube started

Construction works for the "Plane-Tree-Cube Nagold" started the 8th February 2011. The project will be revealed within the Regional Horticultural Show Nagold in 2012.






July 2010: Baubotanik Tower awarded

The Baubotanik Tower was awarded the prize "Selected Landmark 2010" within the contest "365 Landmarks in the Land of Ideas" the 28th of July 2010. The prize was presented at the project "Neue Kunst am Ried". 




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Cooperation with LiloRann

In cooperation with the project LiloRann, baubotanical structures are to be used to confine the desertification in North Gujarat (India) with the aid of invasive plants. 

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