WDBE UPDATES // WDBE Talks episode 18 released
Achim Menges innovates the way we build
Achim Menges is a world-renowned innovator of architecture and construction. He’s Aarni Heiskanen’s guest on WDBE Talks, discussing digital fabrication and the construction industry's future in a world facing enormous environmental and social challenges.
Guest of this episode:
Achim is a registered architect in Frankfurt and a professor at Stuttgart University, where he
is the founding director of the Institute for Computational Design and Construction. In
addition, he’s the director of the Cluster of Excellence, “Integrative Computational Design
and Construction for Architecture.”
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On the podcast, Achim talks about
- What led him into robotics and digital fabrication
- The vision that’s driving him and his team
- What he considers his most significant professional achievement so far
- What it takes to scale up ground-breaking experiments into commercially available applications
- How can the construction sector become a positive force in solving our problems instead of creating new ones
- What he plans to cover in his WDBE keynote
Listen to the WDBE Talks podcast, episode 18!
(also on Apple Podcast, Spotify, and other platforms)
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