Publications of COST TU1403 are available for download

A whole series of COST TU1403 publications is now available for free download on this website.

The publications cover various volumes, such as booklets presenting results of the COST TU1403 work groups, the proceedings of the COST TU1403-related conferences, a special edition of the International Journal Facade Design and Engineering with scientific papers by COST TU1403 members, training school booklets on adaptive facades, and many more presentations and pubilications.

Further information can be found under “Dissemination“.

Facade 2018 – Final conference – programm and registration is online!

You find the programm including keyspeakers here

Topics and speakers include, among others:

  • Cities Alive: Green Building Envelop
    • Rudi Scheuermann, Arup, UK
  • The Maersk Tower Facade
    • Mads Mandrup Hansen, C.F. Møller, Danmar, Johann Sischka, Waagner Biro, Austria
  • High Comfort – Low Impact
    • Thomas Auer, Transsolar, TUM, Germany
  • Multidisciplinary Approach Towards Design of Kinetic Lightweight Sun Shading  Facade.
    • Miriam Dall’Igna, Foster + Partners, UK
  • Adaptive Solar Façade
    • Arno Schlüter, ETHZ, Switzerland

The registration for the conference is also online.

Invitation to Training School 2018 at Belgrade University – Call for applications

The second training school of COST Action TU1403 will take place at Belgrade University. Interested Master and PhD students may now apply for one of the 45 places available. COST will support the training school with 25x 500€ grants. For more information please visit the training school webpage.

Information / Meeting Lisbon March 15/16, 2018

The agenda and practical information for the next meeting in Lisbon is now published on the COST Action Website (link)

ne-xt facade conference movie in Munich

The conference movie of the “ne-xt facades conference 2017” in Munich is published on our COST Action Webpage.

Link to the page with the movie.

COST Meeting Munich 6/7/8 November 2017 – Agenda

The agenda of the next COST TU1403 meeting in Munich can be downloaded now:

Download agenda

and practical information about the meeting (link).


COST Action TU1403 / mid-term conference – November 07, 2017, Munich

When  /  November 07, 2017

Where  /  Pinakothek der Moderne – Architekturmuseum – TUM Department of Architecture, Munich, Germany

Who  /  The conference addresses creative and innovative professionals and researchers at the forefront of facade design. We will discuss tasks and issues in research, design and manufacturing of high-performance building envelopes. Participants will gain new perspectives on, and an enhanced insight into developments and research in design and engineering for tomorrow’s advanced building skins.

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