NEWS

26.08.2014
Exhibition in Berlin
Our proposal for the New German Embassy in Cairo is on display at the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning in Berlin until September 9th.

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04.03.2014
Conference Presentation in Innsbruck
Günter Barczik will speak about Intersecting Shapes, unrolled hulls and the possibilities of computational design techniques at the 16th International Conference on Geometry and Graphics at Innsbruck University in August.

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14.02.2014
New Publication
Heike Matcha's paper on teaching, practice and research, including the Digital Origami, Möbiusband and Wellpappwelle projects, developed and presented together with Rüdiger Karzel at the ECHT?! conference on the relationship between practice and teaching in architectural education at the School of Architecture Bremen, has now been published in the conference report.

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27.10.2013
New Publication
Günter Barczik's paper on computationally augmented design techinques, presented at the eCAADe 2013 conference on 'Computation and Performance' at the Delft Institute of Technology, which includes projects from the Digital Design classes at the Erfurt School of Architecture, has now been published in the conference report.

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18.07.2013
New Publication
Our Paracelsus Spa project is featured in the 2013 edition of the 'Top of Salzburg' Magazine.

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03.07.2013
Paracelsus Spa exhibited at MOMA/NY
Our Paracelsus Spa project is featured in the exhibition 'Cut 'n' Paste: From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City' at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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01.04.2013
Conference Presentation in Delft
Günter Barczik will speak about computationally augmented design techniques at the eCAADe 2013 conference on 'Computation and Performance' at the Delft Institute of Technology in September.

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04.01.2013
New Publications
Our Paracelsus Spa project is featured in the DETAIL news service and the current issue of Bauwelt magazine.


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26.12.2012
New Publications
Our Paracelsus Spa project is not only featured in the german competition magazine Wettbewerbe Aktuell but also made the cover of their 500th issue.


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21.12.2012
New Publications
Our Paracelsus Spa project is featured on the BauNetz architectural online magazine, and our practice is featured in their yearly review.


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19.11.2012
New Publications
Our Paracelsus Spa project is featured on Archdaily.
A new paper about Gerechnete Gebilde is published in the Proceedings of the eCAADe conference 2012 in Prague.
Günter Barczik's contribution to the Scaleless-Seamless Conference at the Münster School of Architecture is published in the Proceedings of this conference.

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06.11.2012
Conference Presentation in Münster
Günter Barczik will speak about Design Processes at the Scaleless-Seamless Conference at the Münster School of Architecture on November 17th.

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05.10.2012
Competition 1st Prize
We have won the Open 2-Stage International Competition for the New Paracelsus Spa in Salzburg.
Salzburg City Officials presenting our Model to the Press:

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01.10.2012
Professorship at Aachen University of Applied Sciences
Heike Matcha starts a professorship for Building Construction and Systematic Building at the Aachen University of Applied Sciences.

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24.09.2012
New Exhibition
Our project for the 'Haus der Zukunft' Science Museum in Berlin is shown at an exhibition at the Ministry for Building an Spatial Planning in Berlin.

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07.09.2012
New Installation
Benten Clay are showing their installation Surface of Displacement at the Loris Gallery in Berlin until October 6th. We consulted on construction and visualization.

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21.08.2012
New Publication
Digital Origami Reloaded and Digital Origami are published in the Catalogue of the Exhibition 'Architekturteilchen' of the Museum of Applied Arts Cologne.

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25.06.2012
Exhibition in Kassel
Our proposal "Public Sessions" for an installation in Kassel's Schillerviertel during the Documenta is shown in the exhibition ORT.SCHAFFT.IDEEN in the Brandthaus Kassel until 29th june. We collaborated with the artists Benten Clay and Ulrike Gödecke and Anne Wening.

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12.05.2012
Exhibition in Cologne
As a development of the Digital Origami trade fair stand, a prototype model of Digital Origami Reloaded is displayed at the MAKK in Cologne as part of the exhibition 'Architekturteilchen – Modulares Bauen im digitalen Zeitalter'.

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12.04.2012
Conference Presentation in Berlin
Günter Barczik will speak about Representing and Designing with Perceptional Sequences at the Beyond Rendering Conference at Berlin Technical University in May.

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28.03.2012
Conference Presentation in Prague
Gerechnete Gebilde will be presented at this year's Conference for Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe) at Prague University in September.

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04.02.2012
Exhibition in Erfurt
Projects from Günter Barczik's class for advanced computational design at the Erfurt School of Architecture are on show at the Krönbacken Gallery in Erfurt until 04.03.2012.

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23.01.2012
New Publication
The Rheine Monastery Exhibition is featured in a book about the town of Rheine where the monastery is situated.

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16.01.2012
New Publication
The Moebius Strip trade fair stand's mathematics, developed in cooperation with Prof. Jürgen Bokowski, are explained in the new issue of NEXUS network journal.

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11.12.2011
Architects for Benten Clay
HMGB are the architects for realisation works of Benten Clay.

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01.12.2011
Professorship at Erfurt School of Architecture
Günter Barczik starts a professorship creating the new Institute for Design, Digital Techniques and Computational Design at the Erfurt School of Architecture.

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19.10.2011
Lecture in Aachen
Heike Matcha will talk about the future of building systems at the Aachen School of Architecture .

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19.10.2011
Lecture in Cottbus
Günter Barczik will talk about Design & Programming at Cottbus University as part of the Design Master Course REISEUNI.

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12.10.2011
New Publication, Exhibition and Presentation
We presented Gerechnete Gebilde at the Design Modelling Symposium 2011 at Berlin's University of Arts.
The project was shown in the accompanying exhibition and is published in the book 'Computational Design Modeling'.

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27.06.2011
New Exhibition
Gerechnete Gebilde is featured in the Spektrale 2011 in Mainz.

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01.06.2011
New Publication
Gerechnete Gebilde is featured in issue no. 33 of BTU News, the four-monthly journal of Cottbus University.

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06.05.2011
Exhibition in Berlin
Our friends Susanne and Thomas of ZoomUndTinte have written and drawn the graphic novel Grenzfall about a GDR dissident, based on true events.
An exhibition about the graphic novel and the events described is running in the Zionskirche in Berlin until the end of May. The church and its surroundings play important roles in the story.
Both the story and the exhibition literally re-trace historical events, the exhibition at the very site where they took place. We helped with the exhibition concept.
The Tagesspiegel has an article with a nice image gallery.


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29.04.2011
Lecture and Critiques in Aachen
As part of the Aachen Technical University's annual Gasthaus session, we gave a lecture and attended a round of guest critiques on May 24th and 25th.


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26.04.2011
New Publications
Massenvielfalt has been published in 'Structuralism Reloaded: Rule-Based Design in Architecture and Urbanism' together with Möbiusband and Wellpappwelle. The 395-page book is based on the eponymous conference which we participated in in 2009 in Munich.

Furthermore, Yvonne Wahl and Günter Barczik have at last managed to finish the 'Acute Poetry' publication which documents the eponymous design course on 154 pages.

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18.04.2011
Conference Presentation in Liège
Gerechnete Gebilde will be presented at this year's CAAD Futures Conference at Liège University in July.

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02.04.2011
Conference Presentation in Ljubljana
Gerechnete Gebilde will be presented at this year's Conference for Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe) at Ljubljana University in September.

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31.03.2011
Design Workshop in Erfurt
Günter Barczik conducts a design workshop at the Erfurt School of Architecture.

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29.03.2011
Conference Presentations in Delft
We will give several presentations at the 4th World Conference on Design Research [IASDR] at the University of Delft in November.
Our presentations will feature Digital Origami, Möbiusband, Wellpappwelle, MassenVielfalt, Gerechnete Gebilde, From Object to Process, DrehArbeiten and WordsIntoSpace.

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25.03.2011
Talk in Cottbus
Together with Yvonne Wahl, Günter Barczik will give a talk about Acute Poetry and other projects at Cottbus University as part of its Forschungskolloquium lecture series.

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01.03.2011
Conference Presentation in Bremen
Heike Matcha's and Rüdiger Karzel's Digital Origami, Möbiusband and Wellpappwelle fair stands and Yvonne Wahl's and Günter Barczik's Acute Poetry feature in a conference about architectural design education at the Bremen School of Architecture in April.

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21.02.2011
Conference Presentation in Rheine
We present our exhibition architecture for Rheine at a conference accompanying the exhibition [> Conference program].

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09.-11.02.2011
Urban Design Workshop in Bad Oeynhausen
Günter Barczik was invited to participate in an intense 3-day design workshop for the Wittekindshof Foundation. to create an urban strategy for integrating a formerly detached area for handicapped people with its context together with Landscape architect Philip Denkinger and Disability Experts Inga Stobbe-Hoeft and Roland Cornelsen.
The workshop is organized by Kassel architects Foundation 5+ and Tübingen architects Luippold Pörtner.

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01.02.2011
New Publications & Exhibition
Our proposal for the New Concert Hall for the Warsaw Symphony Orchestra is featured in a book about the competition.
The project was exhibited at Warsaw's current symphony centre.

The Gerechnete Gebilde Design & Research Project is featured in the proceedings of last year's conference of the Society for Geometry and Graphics on the theme Aesthetical Geometry - Geometrical Aesthetics.

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31.01.2011
Guest Critique at Cracow University
Günter Barczik joins Marta Urbanska et al in Cracow for an all-day session of project presentations, critiques and discussions.

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19.01.2011
Lecture in Erfurt
Günter Barczik talks about design tools at the Erfurt School of Architecture.

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01.12.2010
New Publication
The new DETAIL Praxis Digitale Planungsprozesse by Rüdiger Karzel & Moritz Hauschild features the Digital Origami, Möbiusband & Wellpappwelle fair stands.
Heike Matcha contributed the article "Regelbasierte Planung - Parametrik".

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26.11.2010
Jacob Wilhelm Mengler Preis 2010 für den Messestand DIGITAL ORIGAMI
> Link TU Darmstadt | > Link HMGB

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07.11.2010
Artikel in ArchDaily: Exhibition Design: 800 years of Crosiers
> Link ArchDaily | > Link HMGB