In the lecture, entitled ‘Towards Industrialised Architecture’ Hanaa Dahy shared both her own projects and current projects by BioMat students. She opened with an introduction to the organisation, which accommodates internal and external PhD students, and covers biometrics, smart materials and design and fabrication systems, to explore the potential applications of bio-based materials in sustainable architecture.
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Short Interview- 3 questions & 3 answers (in German)
What are your main research areas?
Your focus is biomimetics. Which kind of invention in nature do you admire the most?
Can you tell us three of your favourite buildings in Stuttgart and why you like them?
BioMat pavilion was featured in the local news (Stuttgater Zeitung/ Stuttgart Nachrichten) as well as in the “Architekturblatt”, the German online architecture magazine.
The University of Stuttgart portrayed Jun.-Prof. Hanaa Dahy in a series on women in academic teaching and research.
Find the article in German language and read about her views on motivation, vision and hard work under this link.
Jun.-Prof. Hanaa Dahy published an article about the Efficient Fabrication of Sustainable Building Products from Annually Generated Non-wood Cellulosic Fibres and Bioplastics with Improved Flammability Resistance in the journal Waste and Biomass Valorization.
BioPro Baden-Württemberg published an article on the development of innovative, ecological construction materials and methods at the University of Stuttgart including an interview with Jun.-Prof. Hanaa Dahy on its platform Bioeconomy BW which focuses on projects in green economy and products from biological resources.
Hanaa Dahy and Jan Knippers published a Chapter about Biopolymers and Biocomposites based on agricultural resides in the book ‘Cultivated Building Materials: Industrialized Natural Resources for Architecture and Construction’ from Birkhäuser in 2017.
To request the chapter, please follow the link.
Jun.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hanaa Dahy published an article about the fabrication, design and customized applicatications of Biocomposites based on annuarl renewable fibres and biopolymers. The understanding of fabrication processes with various polymers is explained, as well as the different design strategies and possibilites.
You can access the whole article with the following link.