Grotto II

Arabesque Wall

The Arabesque Wall was designed and created by Benjamin Dillenburger and Michael Hansmeyer in collaboration with Design Exchange, Toronto for the 3DXL exhibition. Continue reading

Digital Grotesque

Between chaos and order, both natural and artificial, neither foreign nor familiar. Digital Grotesque presents an immersive, human-scale, highly articulated grotto that is entirely fabricated using 3D printing. 

Fine-grained corns of sand printed at a resolution of 0.13mm allow the creation of a yet unseen architecture. The 16 square meter room is composed uniquely through algorithms. Continue reading

Acadia 2014 Hackathon

Design Agency Hackathon, 26.10.2014 With Knut Brunier

MAS Context

Spring 2014, p. 116-129, United States, We Print Because We Can, Patrick Sykes

Digital Grotesque and Woven Column presented at Fabricate 2014

HIL Building, 16:30, 14.2.2014 Fabricate 2014, ETH Zurich, 13.02.-15.02.

Woven Column at Architektur013

Architektur 0.13 Werkschau exhibition, Zurich
Maag Halle, Zurich, 25.10.2013 – 27.10.2013 Continue reading


Woven Column at Design Miami

Woven Column at Design Miami/ Basel exhibition Messeplatz, Hall 1 South, Basel, 11.6 – 16.6.2013 Commissioned by Swiss Architecture Museum SAM. With Michael Hansmeyer. Links: Design Miami / Basel 2013, Swiss Architecture Museum SAM

Digital Grotesque 1:3 White at Swiss Art Award 2013 exhibition

Messeplatz, Hall 4, Basel, 11.6 – 16.6.2013 Preview and opening on 10.6, 18:00. With Michael Hansmeyer. Swiss Art Award 2013, Swiss Art Awards exhibition images

Voluments- volumetric ornaments

Turing Material


Der Architektur Automat

Valena,T., Structuralism reloaded. Rule-based design in architecture and urbanism, 2011, Stuttgart: Edition Axel Menges. 391 S., Der Architektur Automat, Beitrag mit Steffen Lemmerzahl

Space Index- A retrieval-system for building-plots

Space Index, eCAADe 2010 Conference: Future Cities: Proceedings of the 28th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe Dillenburger Benjamin, Space Index- A retrieval-system for building-plots in eCAADe 2010 Future Cities. 2010. Switzerland: Verlag der Fachvereine Hochschulverlag AG … Continue reading

Structural Thinking in Architecture

Structural Thinking in Architecture, International Symposium, 2010, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Dr.-Ing. Joaquín Medina Warmburg & Akad. Dir. Cornelie Leopold

Beyond the Grid: Architecture and Information Technology

Beyond the Grid: Architecture and Information Technology. Applications of a Digital Architectonic. Ludger Hovestadt, Birkhäuser Verlag Gmbh, 2010. Die Überwindung des Rasters- Architektur und Informationstechnologie.

Masters elective: Blind architect

Artificial Evolution in Design. With M. Bernhard