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Publications

Peer reviewed articles in journals
  • Hanaa Dahy, J Gantner, O. Speck, P. Leistner, R. Horn: Bio-Inspired Sustainability Assessment for Building Product Development—Concept and Case Study”, Sustainability, 10(1), 130, Special Issue “Sustainable Construction”, doi:10.3390/su10010130, 2018
  • A.S. Westermeier, Anja Mader, Axel Körner, Götz T. Gresser, Jan Knippers, Larissa Born, Manfred Bischoff, Markus Milwich, Saman Saffarian, Simon Poppinga, Thomas Speck: A biomimetic compliant shading device for complex free form facades. In: Smart Materials and Structures 27: 017001. doi: 10.1088/1361-665X/aa9c2f
  • Daniel Sonntag, Jan Knippers, Simon Bechert: Biomimetic timber shells made of bending-active segments. In: International Journal of Space Structures, 2017, Vol. 32(3-4), 149 – 159
  • Hanaa Dahy: Efficient fabrication of sustainable building products from annually generated non-wood cellulosic fibres and bioplastics with improved flammability resistance. pp. 1-9. J. Waste Biomass Valor (135). DOI: 10.1007/s12649-017-0135-3, 2017
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: Architektonisches Potential tragender Faserverbundstrukturen. In: DBZ 12/2017, S. 64 – 69.
  • Jan Knippers: The Limits of Simulation: Towards a New Culture of Architectural Engineering. In: Technology, Architecture + Design, Volume 1, 2017, Issue 2, S.155 – 162.
  • Andreas Amorth, Nikolas Früh, Thomas Wieland: Building Information Modelling (BIM) in der Qualitätskontrolle: Laser-Scanning der Brettschichtholz-Schalenbauteile für die Herstellung des Schalentragwerks des neuen Stuttgarter Hauptbahnhof (S 21). In: Bauingenieur, Jahresausgabe 2017/18, S. 96 – 101
  • Jan Knippers: Frei Otto. In: Bauingenieur, Jahresausgabe 2017/18, S. 149 – 153.
  • Jan Knippers, Seiichi Suzuki: ElasticSpace: A computational framework for interactive form-finding of textile hybrid structures through evolving topology networks. In: International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems, Vol. 32, 11/2017
  • Florian Jonas, Jan Knippers: Tragverhalten von Betondruckgliedern mit Umschnürung durch geflochtene und gewickelte Carbonrohre: Tragfähigkeitssteigerung durch Aktivierung eines mehraxialen Spannungszustands im beton. In: Beton- und Stahbetonbau 8/17, S. 517 – 529.
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: Einblicke in die Ideenwelt des Stuttgarter Instituts für Tragkonstruktionen und Konstruktives Entwerfen: Mit bionisch inspirierten Faserverbundkonstruktionen können ganz neue Tragstrukturen realisiert werden. In: Der Prüfingenieur, 05/2017, S. 44 – 51
  • Hanaa Dahy: Biocomposite materials based on annual natural fibres and biopolymers – Design, fabrication and costumized applications in architecture. In: Construction and Building Materials 147 (2017), s. 212 – 220.
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: Fasern neu gedacht – auf dem Weg zu einer Konstruktionssprache. In: Detail 12/15, S. 1238 – 1242.
  • Achim Menges, Gundula Schieber, Jan Knippers, Lauren Vasey, Marshall Prado, Moritz Dörstelmann, Valentin Koslowski: ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2014: Fibre Placement on a Pneumatic Body Based on a Water Spider Web. In: AD Architectural Design 237, Sept./Oct. 2015, London: Wiley, 2015, S. 60 – 65.
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers, Marshall Prado, Moritz Dörstelmann, Stefana Parascho, Tobias Schwinn: ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2013: Modular Coreless Filament Winding Based on Beetle Elytra. In: AD Architectural Design 237, Sept./Oct. 2015, London: Wiley, 2015, S. 54 – 59.
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2012: Coreless Filament Winding Based on Morphological Principles of Arthropd Exosceleton. In: AD Architectural Design 237, Sept./Oct. 2015, London: Wiley, 2015, S. 49 – 53.
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: Fibrous Tectonics. In: AD Architectural Design 237, Sept./Oct. 2015, London: Wiley, 2015, S. 40 – 47.
  • Jan Knippers, Oliver Speck, Thomas Speck: Self-X Materials and Structures in Nature and Technology. In: AD Architectural Design 237, Sept./Oct. 2015, London: Wiley, 2015, S. 34 – 39.
  • Hanaa Dahy: Flexible HDF-Platte aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen. Magazin- Haute Innovation 28/2015
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard: Biegeaktive Tragwerke. In: Bautechnik (92) 06/2015, S. 394 – 402.
  • Frédéric Waimer, J. Hasselhoff, Jan Knippers, L. Cheng, Markus Gabler: Design, Manufacturing and Testing of Shear-Cone Connectors between CFRP Stay-In-Place Formwork and Concrete. In: Composite Structures 04/2015
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard: Bending-Active Textile Hybrids. In: IASS – Journal of the Internat. Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, Vol. 56 (2015) No. 1, S. 37 ff.
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: Das Prinzip Leichtbau und seine Bedeutung für das konstruktive Entwerfen. In: Stahlbau (83) 11/2014, S. 777 – 783.
  • Jan Knippers: Faserverbundstrukturen für die Architektur: Potential, Einsatzmöglichkeiten und realisierte Projekte. In: Umrisse 6/2014, S. 10 – 15.
  • Hanaa Dahy: Green Biocomposites for architectural applications. bioplastics MAGAZINE, Issue 3-2014, Polymedia Publisher GmbH
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, Thomas Speck: A methodology for transferring principles of plant movements to elastic systems in architecture. In: Computer-Aided Design 01/2014.
  • Jan Knippers, Mohamed Hwash: Load-Bearing Capacity of Deviated CFRP Strips. Journal of Composites for Construction 2014, Vol. 18, No. 4
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: Fibrous structures: an integrative approach to design computation, simulation and fabrication for lightweight, glass and carbon fibre composite structures in architecture based on biomimetic design principles. Computer-Aided Design 52, 27 – 39
  • Carmen Köhler-Hammer, Jan Knippers, Manfred Hammer, Thiemo Fildhuth: Fassadenbekleidung aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen – Thermoplastischer Werkstoff, Deutsches Ingenieurblatt, 4/2014
  • Jan Knippers: Integriertes Entwerfen im digitalen Prozess. In: Bautechnik 04/2014, S. 257 – 261.
  • Carmen Köhler-Hammer, Jan Knippers, Manfred Hammer, Thiemo Fildhuth: Fassadenbekleidung aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen – Thermoplastischer Werkstoff, Deutsches Ingenieurblatt, 4/2014
  • Jan Knippers: Integriertes Entwerfen im digitalen Prozess. In: Bautechnik 04/2014, S. 257 – 261.
  • Hanaa Dahy: Natural fibres as flame-retardants? Bioplastics Magazine- 02.2014. S.18-20
  • Carmen Köhler-Hammer, Jan Knippers: Arbo Skin Fassaden-Mock up: Fassaden aus dauerhaften und rezyklierfähigen Biokunststoffen. In: Fassade / Facade, Schweizerische Fachzeitschrift für Fenster- und Fassadenbau, 1/2014, S. 9 – 12.
  • Hanaa Dahy: Influence of the 3Rs on Modern Approaches in Sustainable Architecture. The International Journal of Environmental Sustainability, Volume 8, Issue 4, 2013, USA, Common Ground Publishing, ISSN: 2325-1077, P. 43-53
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: Bionisch-inspirierte Faserverbundstrukturen. Bautechnik 12/2013, S. 766 – 771
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: Bionisch-inspirierte Faserverbundstrukturen – Prinzipien für Fertigung und Auslegung. In: Bautechnik 90 (2013), Heft 12, S. 766 – 771
  • Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna: Integrative Numerical Techniques for Fibre Reinforced Polymers – Forming Process and Analysis of Differentiated Anisotropy In: Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, .Vol. 54 (2013) N. 178, S. 301 – 309.
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard: Considerations on the Scaling of Bending-Active Structures. In: International Journal of Space Structures, Vol. 28, Number 3 & 4, 2013.
  • Christoph Gengnagel, H. Alpermann, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard: Active Bending, A Review on Structures where Bending is used as a Self-Formation Process 1. In: International Journals of Space Structures, Vol. 28, Number 3 & 4, 2013.
  • Alexander Hub, Christoph Gengnagel, H. Alpermann, Jan Knippers: Leichtbeton mit Aerogelen als Konstruktionswerkstoff. In: Beton- und Stahlbetonbau 09/13, S. 654 – 661
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: Carbon und Glasfaser- vom Roboter gewickelt, Deutsches Ingenieurblatt 5/2013, S. 12 -15
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Sean Ahlquist: Textile hybrid M1 at La Tour de l´Architecte – Research on Hybrid Form- and Bending Systems. TensiNews, Newsletter of the European Based network for the Design and Realisation of Tensile Structures, 5/2013, S. 6 -9.
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: From Nature to Fabrication: Biomimetic Design Principles for the Production of Complex Spatial Structures. In: International Journal of Space Structures Vol. 28 No. 1 2013, S. 27 – 39
  • Florian Scheible, Hauke Jungjohann, Jan Knippers: Bio-inspirierte kinetische Fassade für den Themenpavillon One Ocean Expo 2012 in Yeosu, Korea. In: Bautechnik 06/13, S. 341 ff
  • Carmen Köhler-Hammer: Biobased plastics for exterior facades. Bioplastics Magazine 04/2013, p. 12-14
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: LEICHT Forschungspavillon in Stuttgart. In: Kuballa, S. (Hrsg.), Baukultur – Zeitschrift des DAI 04/2013, S. 30 -31.
  • Jan Knippers: From Model Thinking to Process Design. AD Architectural Design 02/2013, pp 74-81
  • Jan Knippers: Von der Konstruktion des Bauwerks zur Gestaltung der Prozesse. In: Detail 10/2012, S. 1142 – 1148.
  • Jan Knippers: Neue Denkmuster. In: XIA Intelligente Architektur, Ausgabe 80 07-09/2012, S. 58 – 59
  • Florian Scheible, Hauke Jungjohann, Jan Knippers, Matthias Oppe: Themenpavillon EXPO 2012 in Yeosu, Korea: Bio-inspirierte Kinetische Fassade. In: Innovative Fassadentechnik, Ernst & Sohn 8/2012, S. 106-109.
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: Skeleton Morphology of Sand Dollar – ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion. In: Beyond. Architecture Art Culture, No. 13, 2012, S. 24 – 27.
  • Jan Knippers: From the Construction of a Building to the Design of the Process Involved. Detail – English Edition 6/2012, S. 634 – 638.
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Makrus Gabler, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: von den Seeigeln lernen. In: Bauen mit Holz 6/2012, S. 24 – 27
  • Anja Mader, E. Volkmann, J. Müssig, R. Einsiedel: Impact and Flexuaral Properties of Undirected Man Made Reinforced Thermoset Composites. In: Journal of Biobased Materals and Bioenergy 6/2012, S. 481 – 492
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Oliver Speck, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, Thomas Speck, Tom Masselter: Paradiesvogelblume trifft Architektur. In: Praxis der Naturwissenschaften: Biologie in der Schule, 05/61, Juli 2012, S. 31 – 35
  • Jan Knippers, Thomas Speck: Design and construction principles in nature and architecture. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics Volume 7, 2012
  • Jan Knippers, Thomas Speck: Living Systems – Designing Growth in Baubotanik. Architectural Design, Vol. 82 No. 2, Wiley Academy, London, 2012, S. 82 – 87.
  • F. Ludwig, H. Schwertfeger, Oliver Storz: Living Systems – Designing Growth in Baubotanik. Architectural Design, Vol. 82 No. 2, Wiley Academy, London, 2012, S. 82 – 87.
  • Carmen Köhler-Hammer: Biocoustic room divider – Flame retardant PLA for interior use. In: bioplastics MAGAZINE [02/12] Vol.7, S. 38 – 40
  • Jan Knippers: Von Seeigeln und Strelitzien, db Deutsche Bauzeitung, No. 3/2012, S. 64 – 67
  • Carmen Köhler-Hammer: Ressourceneffiziente Werkstoffe. In: DETAIL Research – Forschung und Entwicklung, 01.03.2012
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, M. Fleischmann, Simon Schleicher: Material Behaviour: Embedding Physical Properties in Computational Design Processes, Architectural Design, Vol. 82 No. 2, Wiley Academy, London, 2012, S. 44 – 51.
  • Jan Knippers, Thiemo Fildhuth: Geometrie und Tragverhalten von doppelt gekrümmten Ganzglasschalen aus kalt verformten Glaslaminaten. Stahlbau Spezial (2011) – Glasbau/Glass in Building, S. 31ff.
  • Gundula Schieber: highrice – ein architektonischer Ansatz, die Ernährung der Weltbevölkerung sicherzustellen. In: xia Intelligente Architektur 10-12/2011, S. 16 – 17
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: Pabellon ICD/ITKE, Arquitectura Viva, No. 137, 2011, S. 24 – 27
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: Leichtbau – Prinzip Seeigel, Bauwelt Vol. 102, No. 31/2011, S. 20 – 21.
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Makrus Milwich, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, Thomas Speck, Tom Masselter: Flectofin: a hingeless flapping mechanism inspired by nature. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics Volume 6, 2011
  • Diana D´Souza, Julian Lienhard, M. Fleischmann, Simon Schleicher: Digitales Entwerfen: Biegung erwünscht. In: Bauen mit Holz 2/2011, S. 30 – 34
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: Research Pavilion ICD/ITKE, C3 Architecture-Landscape-Urbanism, Vol. 27 No. 317 01/2011, S. 120 – 127
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2010, A+U: Timber Innovation, 07/2011 No.490, S. 10 – 15.
  • Gundula Schieber: Leichte Ingenieurkonstruktionen. In: DBZ 12/2010, S. 62 – 63.
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: Megastructure-Überdachung des Expo Boulevards EXPO Shanghai Detail 11/2010. S 32 – 37
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: Transparenz und Form, zum Thema Glas. Deutsche Bauzeitung dbz 11/2010. S. 28
  • D. Berger, Eberhard Pelke, Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler: Bridges with Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymers Decks – The new Road Bridge in Friedberg, Germany. Strucutral Engineering International, SEI Volume 20 Number 4/2010 S. 400 ff.
  • Anja Mader, C. Mangun, N. Sottos, S. White: Self-healing of a high temperature cured epoxy using poly(dimethylsiloxane) chemistry. In: Polymer, 51/2010, S. 4063 – 4068.
  • F. Ludwig, Oliver Storz: Verwachsende Konstruktionen. Tec 21, Jg.135, Nr.29/30, 2009. S. 19 – 22.
  • D. Berger, Eberhard Pelke, Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler: Brücken mit Fahrbahnen aus glasfaser-verstärktem Kunststoff (GFK) – Neue Straßenbrücke in Friedberg (Hessen). in: Stahlbau 7/2009, S. 462 – 470
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: Recent Developments in the Design of Glazed Grid Shells. International Journal of Space Structures.Volume 24, No 2, 2009, S. 111 – 126.
  • Jan Knippers: Vorfertigung hat Vorteile. Interview in: greenbuilding Nachhaltig planen, bauen und betreiben 05/2009, S. 29 – 31
  • Jan Knippers, Mohamed Hwash: Umgelenkte Lamellen aus kohlefaserverstärktem Kunststoff für freistehende Spannglieder im Konstruktiven Ingenieurbau. in: Beton- und Stahlbetonbau 10/2008, S. 682 – 688
  • Jan Knippers: Des Einen Müll ist des Anderen Traum. in: Der Architekt 6/2008, S. 66 – 69
  • Jan Knippers: Neue Bauprodukte aus Reststoffen in Indien. In: Detail 6/2008, S. 582 – 588
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: Vom Entwurf bis zur Ausführung frei geformter Netzschalen – eine Prozesskette. in: Stahlbau Spezial Konstruktiver Glasbau 03/2008, S. 10 – 15
  • Hanaa Dahy: User´s Participation in the Architectural Work – Special Study of Self building Issue. Scientific Bulletin of Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Kairo, Ägypten, 2007
  • Don-U Park, Jan Knippers, Kyung-Ju Hwang, S. Park: Investigation and Numerical Analysis of Node Connectors in Free-Form Spatial Structures. in: Journal of the Korean Association for Spatial Structures, Vol.7, No.3 S. 87 – 95 Jun. 2007 Korean Association for Spatial Structures (KASS), Seoul, KOREA
  • Don-U Park, J. Hwang, Jan Knippers: Development of New Detachable Connection for Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Considering of Short and Long-Term Behavior. in: Journal of the Korean Association for Spatial Structures (KASSS), Seoul, Korea, Vol. 7, No. 3 S. 141 – 151 Jun. 2007
  • Don-U Park, Jan Knippers, Kyung-Ju Hwang, S.-W. Park: Fiber Reinforced Polymer Considering of Short and Long-Term Behavior. in: Journal of the Korean Association for Spatial Structures, Vol.7, No.3 S. 141 – 151 Jun. 2007 Korean Association for Spatial Structures (KASS), Seoul, KOREA
  • A. Fuchs, Jan Knippers, S. Behling, Stefan Peters: Ganzglastreppe mit transparenten SGP-Klebeverbindungen – Konstruktion und statische Berechnung.Stahlbau 3/2007, S. 151 – 156.
  • Jan Knippers: Monolithische Betonskulptur – Brücke Auerbachstrasse in Stuttgart. db, Deutsche Bauzeitung, 2/2006, S. 36 – 40.
  • Jan Knippers: Glasfaserverstärkte Kunststoffe, in: Neuartige Brückenkonstruktionen. In: db, Deutsche Bauzeitung, 2/2006, S. 70 – 71.
  • F. Ludwig, Oliver Storz: Baubotanik – Mit lebenden Pflanzen konstruieren. Baumeister 11/2005.
  • Alexander Hub, Don-U Park, Jan Knippers, Kyung-Ju Hwang: The new developments of smart and lightweight structures with glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) in architecture and structural engineering. in: POAR People & Architects, vol. 113, 09/2005, S. 82 – 95.
  • Hui Zhang, Jan Knippers, Stefan Peters: Glasfaserverstärkter Kunststoff – Werkstoff für eine kommende Architektur der Gebäudehülle, Teil 2. in: Fassadentechnik 6/2005, S. 14 – 17
  • Jan Knippers, Stefan Peters: glasstec Düsseldorf – Fenster und Fassaden aus GFK und Glas. in: Glas Architektur und Technik Juni / Juli 2005, S. 14 – 16
  • Alexander Hub, Don-U Park, Jan Knippers, Kyung-Ju Hwang: The mobile and modular GFRP-membrane-structure with the new innovative connection system. in: Journal of the Korean Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (KASSS), Seoul, Korea, Vol. 5, No. 2 p. 7 – 15, Jun. 2005
  • Thiemo Fildhuth: Entwicklung weitspannender, leichter Isolierglaselemente. Großflächige Isolierverglasungen als selbsttragende Bauteile. GLAS Architektur und Technik, Jg. 11, Nr. 4, 2005, S. 49 ff.
  • Claus-Peter Weller, Jan Knippers, Stefan Peters: Glasfaserverstärkter Kunststoff – Werkstoff für eine kommende Architektur der Gebäudehülle. in: Fassadentechnik 3/2005, S. 22 – 26
  • Don-U Park, Jan Knippers: Stabile Plastiken, Fußgängerbrücken aus faserverstärktem Kunststoff. db Deutsche Bauzeitung 5/2003, S. 75 – 80
  • Don-U Park, Jan Knippers: Innovative Glastechnologien, GFK & Glas. Architektur & Bau Forum 03/2003, S. 11
  • Jan Knippers, Stefan Peters: Werkstoffverbund von Kunststoff und Glas. Architektur + Bau Forum 02/2003, S. 10 – 11
  • Jan Knippers, Stefan Peters: GFK-Glas Pavillon auf der Glasstec 2002. Glas, Architektur und Technik 01/2003, S. 9 – 13
  • Jan Knippers, P. Schürmann: Domshof – Pavillon in Bremen. Deutsche Bauzeitung (db) 12/00, S. 50 – 64
  • Jan Knippers, R. bergmann: VW-Kundencenter Wolfsburg. Der Bauingenieur 10/00, S. 631 – 635
  • Jan Knippers: Johann Wilhelm Schwedler: Vom Experiment zur Berechnung. Deutsche Bauzeitung (db) 04/00, S. 105 – 112
  • Jan Knippers, Jörg Schlaich: Folding Mechanism of the Kiel Hörn Footbridge. Structural Engineering International 02/00, S. 50 – 53
  • H. Schober, Jan Knippers, Jörg Schlaich: Bahnsteigüberdachung Fernbahnhof Spandau. Stahlbau 12/99, S. 1022 – 1028
  • Jan Knippers, Jörg Schlaich: Dreifeld-Klappbrücke Kiel-Hörn. Bauingenieur 05/99, S. 213 – 217
  • H. Schober, Jan Knippers, Jörg Schlaich: Vom Bogen zur Tonne: der Weg zum Tragwerk des Fernbahnhofs Spandau. Detail 04/99, S. 675 – 678
  • H. Schober, Jan Knippers: Fassaden und Glasdächer der Deutschen Bank in Berlin. GLAS Architektur und Technik 05/98, S. 19 – 26
  • Jan Knippers: Klappbrücke in Kiel. Deutsche Bauzeitung (db) 05/98, S. 70 – 77
  • Jan Knippers: Zum Stabilitätsverhalten tonnenförmiger Stabschalen. Stahlbau 04/98, S. 298 – 306
  • Jan Knippers: Bahnsteigüberdachung Fernbahnhof Spandau. AIV Forum 02/97
  • Jan Knippers, M. Stein, T. Bulenda: Zum Entwurf und zur Berechnung von Stabschalen. Stahlbau 01/97, S. 31 – 37
  • Jan Knippers, R. Harbord: A mixed/hybrid FE formulation for solution of elasto-viscoplastic problems, Part II: dynamic loading conditions and bending problems. Computational Mechanics 13, 1994, S. 231- 240
  • Jan Knippers, M. Gellert, R. Harbord: A mixed/hybrid FE formulation for solution of elasto-viscoplastic problems. Computational Mechanics 9, 1992, S. 173 – 184
Articles in books
  • A.S. Westermeier, Axel Körner, Götz T. Gresser, Jan Knippers, Larissa Born, Manfred Bischoff, R. Sachse, Saman Saffarian, Simon Poppinga, Thomas Speck: Keine Gelenkbeschwerden – wie Pflanzen sich bewegen und die Technik inspirieren. In: J. Knippers, U. Schmid, T. Speck (eds.), Baubionik – Biologie beflügelt Architektur, Edition: Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde 82, Stuttgart: Naturkundemuseum Stuttgart, pp. 30-39.
  • H. Schober, Jan Knippers, Jörg Schlaich: Glasdächer und Fassaden Deutsche Bank Berlin. Festschrift Prof. Joachim Lindner, S. 397 – 404
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: Computerbasierte Prozesse für bionische Tragkonstruktionen. In: Visionäre und Alltagshelden: INgenieure Bauen Zukunft. München: Detail Business Information GmbH, 2017, S. 51 – 57.
  • Jan Knippers, Seiichi Suzuki: The Design Implications of Form-Finding with Dynamic Topologies. In: Humanizing Digital Reality, Springer Singapore, pp.211-223. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-6611-5_19.
  • Hanaa Dahy, Jan Knippers: Biopolymers and Biocomposites Based on Agricultural Residues.In: Cultivated Building Materials: Industrialized Natural Resources for Architecture and Construction. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2017, S.116 – 123.
  • Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna, Simon Schleicher: Bending-Active Plates: Planning and Construction. In: Fabricate: Rethinking Design and Construction, 2017, S. 242 – 249.
  • Achim Menges, James Solly, Jan Knippers, Marshall Prado, Moritz Dörstelmann: Elytra Filament Pavilion: Robotic Filament Winding for Structural Composite Building Systems. In: Fabricate: Rethinking Design and Construction, 2017, S. 224 – 231.
  • A. Sachse, Anna Westermeier, Axel Körner, Götz T. Gresser, Jan Knippers, L. Hesse, Larissa Born, Manfred Bischoff, Simon Poppinga, Thomas Speck: Compliant Mechanisms in Plants and Architecture. In: J. Knippers, K. G. Nickel. T. Speck (eds.), Biomimetic Research for Architecture and Building Construction, Dordrecht: Springer Science + Business Media B.V., pp 169-193
  • Florian Jonas, Götz T. Gresser, Jan Knippers, K. Bunk, Larissa Born, Thomas Speck, Tom Masselter: Branched structures in plants and architecture. In: Knippers J, Nickel K & Speck T (eds) Biomimetic Research for Architecture and Building Construction. Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2016, S. 195-216
  • Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna, Simon Schleicher: Bending-Active Plates: Form and Structure. In: Adriaenssens, S.; Gramazio, F.; Kohler, M.; Menges, A.; Pauly, M. (eds.) Advances in Architectural Geometry 2016. Zürich: vdf Hochschulverlag, 2016, S. 170 -186.
  • Jan Knippers, Thiemo Fildhuth: Entwicklungen zur Anwendung faseroptischer Sensoren für die Spannungsbemessung in Glaslaminaten. In: Glasbau 2016. Weller, B. (Hrsg.). Berlin: Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, 2016, S. 239 – 251.
  • Jan Knippers: Auf dem Weg zu einer Konstruktionssprache für Faserverbundstoffe. In: Ingenieurbaukunst made in Germany 2016. Berlin: Ernst & Sohn, 2016, S.182 – 187.
  • Alexander Blickle, Alexander Paulitsch, Arnim Marx, Frank Schley, Jochen Teizer, Konstantinos Kessoudis, Lynn Hiel, Martin Biesinger, Martin Wachinger, Nikolas Früh: BIM bei STRABAG SE. In: Borrmann, A.; König, M.; Koch, C.; Building Information Modeling. Technologische Grundlagen und industrielle Praxis. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. 2015. S. 541-554
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: Robotic Fabrication. ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2012. In: Andia, A.Siegelhalter, , L.(eds.), Postparametric automation in design and construction. Boston: Artech House, 2015, S. 181 – 187.
  • Achim Menges, Annette Schmitt, Jan Knippers, Jian-Min Li, Oliver Krieg, Volker Schwieger: Biomimetic Lightweight Timber Plate Shells: Computational Integration of Robotic Fabrication, Architectural Geometry and Structural Design. In: Advances in Architectural Geometry 2014. Cham, Heidelberg, New York: Springer 2015, S. 109 – 126.
  • Jan Knippers, Marshall Prado, Moritz Dörstelmann, Stefana Parascho: Modular Fibrous Morphologies: Computational Design, Simulation and Fabrication of Differentiated Fibre Composite Building Components. In: Advances in Architecutral Geometry 2014. Cham, Heidelberg, New York: Springer 2015, S. 29 – 46.
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Simon Schleicher: Bio-inspired, Flexible Structures and Materials. In: Biotechnologies and Biomimetics for Civil Engineering, S. 275 – 296. Cham, Heidelberg: Springer, 2014.
  • Jan Knippers: Polymers in Architecture and Building Construction: Potentials and Challenges. In: Permament Change. Plastics in Architecture and Engineering. Ed.: Michael Bell and Craig Buckley. Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2014
  • Jan Knippers, Thiemo Fildhuth: Dehnungsmessung in gekrümmten Glaslaminaten mit faseroptischen Sensoren. In: Glasbau 2014: Bauten und Projekte; Bemessung und Konstruktion; Forschung und Entwicklung. Berlin: Ernst & Sohn, 2014, S. 289 – 300.
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers, Marshall Prado, Moritz Dörstelmann, Tobias Schwinn: Core-less Filament Winding – Robotically Fabricated Fiber Composite Building Components. In: Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design 2014. Heidelberg: Springer, 2014, S. 275 – 289.
  • Jan Knippers, Jian-Min Li: Designing Regular and Irregular Elastic Gridshells by Six DOF Dynamic Relaxation, 4th Design Modelling Symposium Berlin “Rethinking Prototyping”, 28 September until October 2013, University of the Arts in Berlin, Germany
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion2011. In: Hu, C. (eds.) Architectural Material & Texture I. Phoenix Publishing Limited 2013, S. 266 -273.
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: Prototyping Biomimetic Structures for Architecture. In: Stacey M. (ed.) Prototyping Architecture: The Conference Papers. Building Center Trust, London 2013, S. 224 -244.
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Sean Ahlquist: Exploring Materials Reciprocities for Textile-Hybrid Systems as Spatial Structures, in: Stacey, M. (Ed.), Prototyping Architecture: The Conference Papers, The Building Centre, London 2013, S. 187 – 210.
  • Achim Menges, Ehsan Baharlou, Jan Knippers, M. Baur, Stefana Parascho: Agent Based Model for the Development of Integrative Design Tools. In: Beesley, Del Barrio et al. (eds.) Proceed. 33rd Annual Conference, Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA). Adapt. Architecture: Waterloo, 2013, S. 429 – 430.
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: Integrated Design Methods for the Simulation of Fibre-based Structures. In: Gengnagel, C.; Kilian, A.; Nembrini, J.; Scheurer, F. (eds.) Rethinking Prototyping, Proceedings of 4th Design Modelling Symposium Berlin 2013, University of the Arts, S. 1 -14
  • Jan Knippers: Integrale Planung – Entwerfen und Konstruieren im digitalen Prozess. In: Ingenieurbaukunst made in Germany 2012/2013. Hamburg: Junius, S. 137 -141
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers, M. Baur, Stefana Parascho: Integrative Design Methods in Architecture. An Agent -based Modelling Tool for Integrative Design. In: Voyatzaki, M.; Spiridonidis, C. (eds.) Proceed. of the Conference of Integrated Planning Processes 2012. MSA Muenster, S. 221 – 233.
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: From Nature to Fabrication: Biomimetic Design Principles for the Production of Complex Spatial Structures. In: Hesselgren, Sharma, Wallner, Baldassini et. al. (eds.) Advances in Architectural Geometry 2012. Wien, New York: Springer, 2012, S. 107 – 122.
  • Julian Lienhard: Interview in: Digital Crafting – A Network on Computation and Craft in Architecture, Engineering and Design. Research 2009 – 2011. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, 2012, S. 100 – 101
  • Jan Knippers: Biomimetic Strategies for an Elastic Architecture. In: SOMA: Theme Pavilion Expo Yeosu One Ocean, 2012, S. 80 – 89
  • J. Riederer, Jan Knippers, Matthias Oppe: Lincoln Center Canopies. in: Glasbau 2012. Hrsg.: Bernhard Weller, Silke Tasche. Berlin: Verlag Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, 2012. S. 1 – 8
  • Jan Knippers, S. Lippert, Thiemo Fildhuth: Strategien zur Fugenverlaufsoptimierung von Glasschalen. in: Glasbau 2012. Hrsg.: Bernhard Weller, Silke Tasche. Berlin: Verlag Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, 2012. S. 236 – 245
  • A. Nellesen, Bertlin, C. Mattheck, C. Neinhuis, C. Schmitt, F. Cichy, F. Gallenmüller, G. Bauer, H. Schwager, I. Tesari, J, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, K. Lunz, M. Gude, M. Immink, M. Rechberger, M. Thielen, Markus Miliwich, N. Mölders, Oliver Speck, P. Ditsche-Curu, R. Luchsinger, R. Seidel, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, T. Haushahn, T. Stegmaier, Thomas Speck, Tom Masselter, W. Bartloff: Biologically inspired products. – In: Bar-Cohen, Y. (ed.), Nature based Innovation, 377-429. CRC Press, Pasadena
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers: ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2010, in Jodido, P., Temporary Architecture Now. Köln, Taschen, 2011, S. 206 – 211.
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Simon Schleicher: Forschungsvorhaben Flectofin. In: Der ideale Sonnenschutz: Architekturworkshop mit AIT und clauss markisen in Venedig 2010. Hrsg: clauss markisen. Leinfelden-Echterdingen: GKT Verlag, 2010. S. 76 – 79
  • Jan Knippers: Faserverbundwerkstoffe für Architektur und Bauwesen. In: Ingenieurbaukunst made in Germany 2010/2011. Hamburg: Junius Verlag, 2010, S. 138 – 143
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: Digitale Prozesskette vom Entwurf bis zur Ausführung. in: Innovativ Konstruieren. Synergien im Bauprozess zwischen Herstellern und Planern. Detail Development, 2009, S. 30 ff
  • A. Bögle, H. Andrä, Jan Knippers, Jörg Schlaich: Der Fernsehturm Stuttgart. Berlin: Bundesingenieurkammer, 2009
  • Oliver Storz: Wachstum und Tragfähigkeit in der Baubotanik. In: de Bryun G, Ludwig F, Schwertfeger H. (eds.) Lebende Bauten – Trainierbare Tragwerk. S. 45 -61. Berlin 2009
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: Verglaste Gitterschalen. in: Staib, G.; Dörrhöfer, A.; Rosenthal, M.: Elemente + Systeme: Modulares bauen – Entwurf, Konstruktion, neue Technologien. München: Edition DETAIL, 2008, S. 208 – 213
  • Jan Knippers: Kleben im Glasbau – eine Glastreppe zeigt die Möglichkeiten neuer Klebetechnologien. in. Ingenieurbaukunst in Deutschland Jahrbuch 2007/2008, S. 142 – 149
  • Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler: Faserverbundstoffe im Bauwesen. Stahlbau- Kalender 2007. Berlin: Ernst & Sohn, 2007. S. 455 – 498
  • Hui Zhang, Jan Knippers, Stefan Peters: Faserverstärkte Kunststoffe in der modernen Architektur. in: Faserverbundwerkstoffe: Innovationen im Bauwesen, Beiträge aus Praxis und Wissenschaft. Hrsg. Dehn, F.; Holschemacher, Klaus; Tue, Nguyen Viet. Berlin: Bauwerk Verlag, 2005, S. 289 – 300
  • Alexander Hub, Jan Knippers: Tragwerk und Konstruktion. in: Entwurfsatlas Industriebau, S. 37-40. Basel, Berlin, Boston: Birkhäuser, 2004
  • Alexander Hub, Jan Knippers: Load-bearing Structures and Construction of Industrial Buildings. In: A Design Manual Industrial Buildings, S. 37 – 40. Basel, Berlin, Boston: Birkhäuser, 2004
  • Jan Knippers, Stefan Peters: GFK-Glas-Verbundsysteme. in: Detail Praxis – Transluzente Materialien, S. 36 – 38 München: Institut für internationale Architektur-Dokumentation, 2003
  • Don-U Park, Jan Knippers, T. Bulenda: Katz, C.; Protopsaltis, B.: Software für Statik und Konstruktion. Rotterdam, Brookfield: A.A. Balkema, 1998, S. 437 – 460
  • Jan Knippers, S. Sailer, T. Bulenda: Untersuchungen zum Tragverhalten von Netzkuppeln. in: Ramm, E.; Stein, E.; Wunderlich, W. (Hrsg.): Finite Elemente in der Baupraxis. Berlin: Ernst & Sohn, S. 201 – 212
  • Jan Knippers, T. Bulenda: Sailer, S.: Stabilitätsuntersuchungen an Netzkuppeln. in: Katz, C.; Protopsaltis, B. (Hrsg.): Software für Statik und Konstruktion. Rotterdam: A.A. Bakema, 1996
  • Jan Knippers: Eine gemischt hybride FE Methode für viskoplastische Flächentragwerke unter dynamischen Einwirkungen. Berichte aus dem Konstruktiven Ingenieurbau. Technische Universität Berlin, 1993
  • Jan Knippers, M. Gellert, R. Harbord: Numerische Simulation Viscoplastischen Materialverhaltens. in: Huhnt, W.; Laabs, A.; Molkenthin, F. (Hrsg.): Bauen mit Computern. VDI Forschungsberichte Reihe 4 Nr. 107, 1991, S. 40 – 48
Books
Conference proceedings
  • Achim Menges, Benjamin Felbrich, James Solly, Jan Knippers, Lauren Vasey, Marshall Prado, Nikolas Früh, Saman Saffarian: Multi-Machine Fabrication: An Integrative Design Process Utilising an Autonomous UAV and Industrial Robots for the Fabrication of Long-Span Composite Structures
  • Florian Jonas, J. Seitz, Jan Knippers, K. Bunk, Thomas Speck, Tom Masselter: How can branched building structures be optimised via analysing plant branchings? Functional morphology, […] of Araliaceae ramifications. In: Kesel; Zehren (eds) Bionik: Patente aus der Natur. Tagungsbeiträge 8. Bionik-Kongress Bremen, 2017, S. 40-48
  • Evy Slabbinck, Jan Knippers, Seiichi Suzuki: A comparative overview of generative approaches for computational form-finding of bending-active tensile structures. In: Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2017, 25-28 Sept. 2017, Hamburg, Germany
  • Anja Mader, Evy Slabbinck, James Solly, Jan Knippers, Seiichi Suzuki: Conceptual framework for analyzing and designing bending-active tensile hybrid structures. In: Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2017, 25-28 Sept. 2017, Hamburg, Germany
  • Bahar Al Bahar, Evy Slabbinck, James Solly, Jan Knippers, Pedro Giachini: Irregular cable nets: exploring irregularity as a driver for form and structure. In: Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2017, 25-28 Sept. 2017, Hamburg, Germany
  • Anja Mader, Axel Körner, Götz T. Gresser, Gundula Schieber, Jan Knippers, Larissa Born, Markus Milwich, Olvier Betz, Paavo Bergmann, Sam Saffarian: Hindwings of insects as concept generator for hingeless foldable shading systems. In: Bioinspiration & Biomimetics
  • Axel Körner, Evy Slabbinck, Jan Knippers: Torsion as a design driver in plate-bending-active tensile structures. In: Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2017, 25-28 Sept. 2017, Hamburg, Germany
  • Axel Körner, Daniel Sonntag, Jan Brütting, Jan Knippers: Bending-Active Segmented Shells. In: In: Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2017, 25-28 Sept. 2017, Hamburg, Germany
  • Achim Menges, Axel Körner, Daniel Sonntag, Gene Kao, Jan Knippers, Long Nguyen: Assembly-aware design of masonry shell structures: a computational approach. In: Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2017, 25-28 Sept. 2017, Hamburg, Germany
  • Anna Westermeier, Axel Körner, Götz T. Gresser, Jan Knippers, Larissa Born, Manfred Bischoff, Renate Sachse, Simon Poppinga: Modeling and analysis of the trapping mechanism of Aldrovanda vesiculosa as biomimetic inspiration for façade elements. In: In: Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2017, 25-28 Sept. 2017, Hamburg, Germany
  • Anna Westermeier, Axel Körner, Götz T. Gresser, Gundula Schieber, Jan Knippers, Larissa Born, Manfred Bischoff, Markus Mliwich, Oliver Betz, Paavo Bergmann, Renate Sachse, Simon Poppinga, Thomas Speck: Fiber-reinforced plastics with locally adapted stiffness for bio-inspired hingeless, deployable architectural systems. In: Proceedings of the 21th Symposium on Composites, 2017, Bremen, Germany
  • Achim Menges, Daniel Sonntag, Jan Knippers, Oliver Krieg, Simon Bechert, Tobias Schwinn: Textile Fabrication Techniques for Timber Shells: Elastic Bending of Custom-Laminated Veneer for Segmented Shell. In: Adriaenssens, S.; Gramazio, F.; Kohler, M.; Menges, A.; Pauly, M. (eds.) Advances in Architectural Geometry 2016, S. 164 – 169.
  • Jan Knippers, Seiichi Suzuki: Topology driven Form finding: Implementation of an Evolving Network Model for Extending Design Spaces in Dynamic Relaxation. In: Protocols, Flows, and Glitches – Proceedings of the 22nd CAADRIA Conference, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China
  • Axel Körner, Jan Knippers, Kenryo Takahashi, Valentin Koslowski: Scale Effect in Bending-active Plates and a Novel Concept for Elastic Kinetic Roof Systems. In: Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2016, 26-30 Sept. 2016, Tokyo, Japan
  • Anja Mader, Axel Körner, Jan Knippers, Saman Saffarian: Bio-Inspired Kinetic Curved-Line Folding for Architectural Applications. In: Acadia 2016, Sept. 27 – 29, 2016, Posthuman Frontiers: Data, Designers, and Cognitive Machines, At Ann Arbor, Michigan, pp. 270-279
  • Hanaa Dahy: Biocomposites for architectural applications based on the second generation of natural annual renewable resource. SBE 16- Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 in Hamburg. 7th – 11th March 2016. Proceedings band ISBN: 978-3-00-052213-0. ZEBAU
  • Hanaa Dahy: Biocomposites and biofoams for innovative sustainable architectural applications. JEC- World Composites Show, 10.03.2016, Paris
  • Frank Brettschneider, Günter Wenzel, Lynn Hiel, Nikolas Früh, Peter Steinhagen: Visualization for Public Participation Procedures in Major Infrastructure and Industrial Projects. Lake Constance 5D-Conference 2015 – Proceedings.
  • Jan Knippers, Jian-Min Li: Segmental Timber Plate Shell for the Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall in Schwäbisch Gmünd the Application of Finger Joints in Plate Structures. In: International Journal of Space Structures Vol. 30 No. 2 2015
  • Alexander Kuhn, Jan Niklas Franzius, Nikolas Früh, Simon Jagenow: Applying BIM to a 250 m High Tower Built with Slip Forming. Lake Constance 5D-Conference 2015 – Proceedings.
  • Hanaa Dahy: Towards more innovative recycling and reuse Applications in Architecture and Urban Contexts. ecocity world summit. Innovation Track. Abu Dhabi, 2015
  • Achim Menges, Ehsan Baharlou, Gundula Schieber, Jan Knippers, Lauren Vasey, Marshall Prado, Moritz Dörstelmann, Valentin Koslowski: Behavioural Design and Adaptic Robotic Fabrication of Fiber Composite Compresion Shell with Pneumatic Formwork. In: Acadia 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio, US, Oct. 22-24, 2015, S. 297 – 309.
  • Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers: Design Equilibrium of Form, Materiality and Fabrication: A Bacterial Inspired Multidisciplinary Optimisation Strategy for Free-Form Concrete Structures. In: Modelling Behaviour: Design Modelling Symposium 2015, Copenhagen 09/2015, S. 303 – 313.
  • Achim Menges, Gundula Schieber, Jan Knippers, Lauren Vasey, Marshall Prado, Moritz Dörstelmann, Valentin Koslowski: Integrated Design and Fabrication Strategies for Fibrous Structures. In: Modelling Behaviour: Design Modelling Symposium 2015, Copenhagen 09/2015, S. 237 – 245.
  • A. Rastetter, A. Schönbrunner, Jan Knippers, Nicola Haberbosch, Riccardo La Magna, Simon Schleicher: Form-Finding and Design Potentials of Bending-Active Plate Structures. In: Modelling Behaviour: Design Modelling Symposium 2015, Copenhagen 09/2015, S. 53 – 63.
  • Jan Knippers, Jian-Min Li: Pattern and Form – Their Influence on Segmental Plate Shells. In: Proceedings of the IASS Symposium 2015, 17-20 August 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers: A Novel Hybrid Composite Construction for Complex Concrete Shells in Architecture. In: Proceedings of the IASS Symposium 2015, 17-20 August 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • A. Schönbrunner, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Nicola Haberbosch, Riccardo La Magna, Simon Schleicher: Design strategies for bending-active plate structures out of multiple cross-connected layers. In: Proceedings of the IASS Symposium 2015, 17-20 August 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Axel Körner: Computing Curved-Folded Tessellations through Straight-Folding Approximation. in: Samuelson. H.; Bhooshan, S.; Goldstein, R. (Eds) Proceedings of the SimAUD 2015, Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design, Washington DC, USA, p. 221 – 228
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers, Marshall Prado, Moritz Dörstelmann, Stefana Parascho: Integrative Computational Design Methodologies for Modular Architectural Fiber Composite Morphologies. In: ACADIA Conference October 23 – 25, 2014, Los Angeles, USA, S. 219 – 228.
  • Jan Knippers, Thiemo Fildhuth: Feasibility Studies on Fibre Optical Sensor Implementation in Cold Bent Glass Laminates. Engineered Transparency Conference Proceedings, p. . Editors: Schneider, J., Weller, B., Düsseldorf 2014
  • Jan Knippers, Thiemo Fildhuth: Interior stress monitoring of laminated, cold bent glass with fi bre Bragg sensors. Challenging Glass 4 Conference Proceedings, p. 105-112. Editors: Louter, Bos, Belis, Lebet, Leiden 2014
  • Axel Körner: Subtractive Manufacturing for Variable-Stiffness Plywood Composite Structures. In: Setchi, R.; Howlett, R.J.; Naim, M.; Seinz, H. (Eds) Proceedings of the SDM 2014, Internat. Conference on Sustainable Design & Manufacturing, Cardiff, Wales, UK, p. 50 – 66
  • Axel Körner: Experimental Fiber Composite Fabrication Methods for Architectural Applications. In: Proceedings of the ACADIA 2014 conference
  • Jan Knippers, N. Baldassini, Thiemo Fildhuth: Recovery behaviour of laminated cold bent glass – numerical analysis and testing. Challenging Glass 4 Conference Proceedings, p. 113-122. Editors: Louter, Bos, Belis, Lebet, Leiden 2014
  • Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler: Pultruded FRP Girder with Embedded Optical Sensor Network. In: Book of Abstracts of the 7th International Conference on FRP Cpomposites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2014), Vancouver, Canada, S. 332.
  • Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna: Coreless Winding – A Novel Fabrication Approach for FRP Based Components in Building Construction. In: Book of Abstracts of the 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engiineering (CICE 2014), Vancouver, Canada, S. 199.
  • Hanaa Dahy, Jan Knippers: Natural fibres as ecologic flame retardants in green agro-plastic building products? 10. Internationales Symposium: naro.tech Werkstoffe aus Nachwachsende Rohstoffen, Erfurt, Deutschland, 2014
  • Hanaa Dahy, Jan Knippers: Product Design Aspects Of Agro-Fibres Biocomposites For Architectural Applications, SB13 (Sustainable Building Conference)-TU Graz, 25-28 September 2013, Conference Proceedings P. 730-740
  • Hanaa Dahy: Towards More Agro-Fibers Applications In Interior Designs- Composites Week@Leuven And Texcomp-11 Conference, 16-20 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, J. Weigele, Jan Knippers, M. Scholz, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: Fibrous Morphologies Integrative design and implementation of robotic filament winding in architecture, ecaade 2013- Computation and performance, September 18-20, 2013, Delft, Netherlands
  • Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers: New Design Strategy for CFRP and Concrete Freeform Structures, Advanced Composites in Construction 2013,10-12 September 2013, Belfast, UK
  • Hanaa Dahy, Jan Knippers: Agricultural residues applications in contemporary building industry. ICSA 2013- Structures and Architecture, 24-26 July, Guimaraes, Portugal
  • Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna: Nature-inspired structural optimization of freeform shells. ICSA 2013- Structures and Architecture, 24-26 July, Guimaraes, Portugal
  • Jan Knippers, Thiemo Fildhuth: Permanent Strain Measurement Inside of Cold Bent Glass Laminates. GPD 2013 Proceedings, Tampere 2013
  • Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna: Integrative Numerical Techniques for Fibre Reinforced Polymers – Forming Process and Analysis of Differentiated Anisotropy, Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2013 „BEYOND THE LIMITS OF MAN”
  • Hauke Jungjohann, J. Riederer, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Matthias Oppe: Multifunctional Adaptive Facade at IBA 2013: Structural Membranes 2013: VI International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures 9 – 11 October 2013, Munich
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Sean Ahlquist: Finite Element Modelling in Integral Design Strategies of Form- and bending-active Hybrid Structures. Structural Membranes 2013: VI International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures 9 – 11 Oct. 2013, Munich, S. 39 -50
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Sean Ahlquist: M1 Textile Hybrid: Cumulative Physical and Numerical Prototyping for Integrated Bending- and Form-Active Structures. In: Rethinking Prototyping, Proceedings of the Design Modelling Symposium Berlin 2013, S. 1 -14.
  • Achim Menges, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Sean Ahlquist: Extending the Functional and Formal vocabulary of tensile membrane structures through the interaction with bending-active elements, TensiNet symposium [RE]THINKING lightweight structures, Istanbul 2013, accepted
  • Christoph Gengnagel, Holger Alpermann, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard: Active Bending, a Review on structures where bending is used as a self formation process, Proceedings of the International IASS Symposium, Seoul, Korea
  • Achim Menges, Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler, Riccardo La Magna, Steffen Reichert, Tobias Schwinn: From Nature to Fabrication: Biomimetic Design Principles for the Production of Complex Spatial Structures. Advances in Architectural Geometry 2012 Paris
  • Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler, Riccardo La Magna: Bionisches Fügeprinzip für freigeformte Flächentragwerke. Patente der Natur, Bremen 2012
  • Hanaa Dahy, Jan Knippers: Rice Straw Fiber Biocomposites Potentials in Contemporary Architecture. ICONARCH-I (International Congress of Architecture-I)-Turkey. 2012
  • Carmen Köhler-Hammer: Biobasierte Kunststoffe als innovative Werkstoffe im Bauwesen? in: naro.tech – 9. Internationales Symposium. Erfurt, 2012
  • Hanaa Dahy: Cereal Crop Residues Biocomposites Applications in Building Industry.naro.tech 9. Internationales Symposium „Werkstoffe aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen“ Erfurt. 2012
  • Jan Knippers, Thiemo Fildhuth: Considerations Using Heat Bent or Cold Bent, Curved Glass Elements for Assembling Full Glass Shells. Engineered Transparency Conference Proceedings, p. 135. Editors: Schneider, J., Weller, B., Düsseldorf 2012
  • Florian Scheible, Hauke Jungjohann, Jan Knippers, Matthias Oppe: Bio-inspired Kinetic GFRP-façade for the Thematic Pavilion of the EXPO 2012 in Yeosu. Proceedings of the IASS-APCS-Symposium on 21-24 May 2012 in Seoul, Korea
  • Jan Knippers, Jian-Min Li: Rotation Formulations for Dynamic Relaxation – with Application in 3D Framed Structures with Large Displacements and Rotations, Proceedings of the International Symposium of the IASS-APCS Symposium, Seoul, South Korea, 2012
  • Jan Knippers, S. Lippert, Thiemo Fildhuth: Layout Strategies and Optimisation of Joint Patterns in Full Glass Shells. Challenging Glass 3 Conference Proceedings, p. 845. Editors: Bos, Louter, Nijsse, Veer, Delft 2012
  • Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Riccardo La Magna: Nature-inspired generation scheme for shell structures. Proceedings of the International Symposium of the IASS-APCS Symposium, Seoul, South Korea, 2012
  • Jan Knippers, S. Lippert, Thiemo Fildhuth: Design and Joint Pattern Optimisation of Glass Shells. IASS-ACPS Conference Proceedings 2012, Seoul 2012, FF165
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard: Permanent and convertible membrane structures with intricate bending-active support systems, Proceedings of the International IASS Symposium, 2012 Seoul, Korea
  • Frédéric Waimer, Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler: New developments for tensile cable net structures. Proceedings of the International IASS Symposium 2012, Seoul, Korea
  • Anja Mader, Graupner N., J. Müssig, K. Haag: Natural & Regenerated Cellulose Fibre-Reinforced Plastics. In: nova Institut GmbH (Organiser & Editor) 2012: 5th Internat. Congress 2012 on Bio-based Plastics and Composites & Industrial Biotechnology. Hürth: nova-Institut GmbH, 2012, 12-03-14 bis -15
  • Georg Kuka, Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler, Markus Milwich, Simon Küppers, Viktoriya Tkachenko, Wolfgang Habel: Automatically produced GFRP beams with embedded FOS in complex geometry: process, material compatibility, micromechanical analysis, and performance tests. SPIE Conference Smart Sensor Phenomena, Technology, Networks + Systems Integr. V, San Diego, 03/2012
  • Jan Knippers, Jian-Min Li: Form-finding of grid shells with continuous elastic rods, Proceedings of the International Symposium of the IABSE-IASS Symposium, London, UK, 2011
  • Jan Knippers, Thiemo Fildhuth: Double Curved Glass Shells from Cold Bent Glass Laminates. Glass Processing Days 2011, Conference Proceedings, Tampere (SF), 2011
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, Thomas Speck: Deployable technical structures on the basis of biomimetic principles. In: S. E. Tschegg, R. Seidel (eds.), Principles and Development of Bio-inspired Materials, Proceedings of the COST Strategic Workshop, BOKU – University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Markus Gabler: Vom Stabwerk zu freien Formen – Strukturoptimierung auf der Grundlage bionischer Prinzipien. Composites in Architecture, Weimar, 2010
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, Thomas Speck: Form-finding of Nature Inspires Kinematics for Pliable Structures. In: Zhang, Q. et al. (ed) Proceedings of the International Symposium of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS), Spatial Structures Temporary and Permanent, Shanghai, China, 2010
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, M. Soto, R. Abrahamsen, S. Schoene: The Norwegian Pavilion at the Expo Shanghai 2010. In: Zhang, Q. et al. (ed) Proceedings of the Internat. Symposium of the International Ass. of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS), Spatial Structures Temporary + Permanent, Shanghai, China, 2010, 1026 – 10
  • A. Michalski, Julian Lienhard, S. Schöne: Advanced FE-Simulation of large Convertible Tensile Membrane Umbrellas; in Zhang, Q. et al. (ed) Proceedings of the International Symposium of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS), Spatial Structures Temporary and Permanent
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, Thomas Speck, Tom Masselter: Biomimetic deployable systems in architecture. In: L. Chwee Teck (ed.), IFMBE Proceedings 31, 6th World Congress on Biomechanics, S. 40 – 43
  • A. Walter, J. Sartori, Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, M. Stegmaer, Markus Milwich, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, Thomas Speck, Tom Masselter: Optimierung und Weiterentwicklung des Flectofin®. Conference Proceedings of the 5. Bremer Bionik Kongress ‘Patente aus der Natur‘, Bremen, Germany, 36-45.
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, Thomas Speck, Tom Masselter: Gelenkfreie Klappen bei Strelitzia reginae. Conference Proceedings of the 5. Bremer Bionik Kongress ‘Patente aus der Natur‘, 2010 Bremen, Germany, 320-326.
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, Thomas Speck: Elastic architecture: nature inspired pliable structures. In: C. A. Brebbia (ed.), Design and Nature V, WIT Press, Southampton, 2010, S. 469 – 477
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, Thomas Speck: Abstraction of bio-inspired curved-line folding patterns for elastic foils and membranes in architecture. In: C. A. Brebbia (ed.), Design and Nature V, WIT Press, Southampton, 2010, S. 479 – 489
  • Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler: Monitoring and Structural Safety of FRP Bridges. 13th International Conference on Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Ain Shams University Faculty of Engineering, Department of Structural Engineering 27-29 Dec. 2009 Cairo – Egypt
  • F. Saad, Jan Knippers, Mohamed Hwash: Friction effect on the tensile strength of deviated CFRP-Strips. 13th International Conference on Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Ain Shams University Faculty of Engineering, Department of Structural Engineering 27-29 Dec. 2009 Cairo – Egypt
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard: elastic architecture. – Conference Proceedings of the International BIONA-Symposium: Biomimetics in Architecture: Evolutionary constructions and design: 15 S. ITKE & Plant Bi
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Simon Poppinga, Simon Schleicher, Thomas Speck, Tom Masselter: Abstraction of plant movements for deployable structures. In: B. Thiebaut (ed.), Proceedings of the 6th International Plant Biomechanics Conference Conference ECOFOG, Cayenne, France 2009., S. 389 – 397
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: The Frankfurt Zeil Grid Shell. in: in: Evolution and Trends in Design, Analysis and Construction of Shell ans Spatial Structures, IASS Symposium 28. September – 2. October 2009, Valencia, Spain, S. 328 – 329
  • Don-U Park, Jan Knippers, Kyung-Ju Hwang: Influence of various types of node connectors on the buckling loads of grid shells. in: Evolution and Trends in Design, Analysis and Construction of Shell ans Spatial Structures, IASS Symposium 28. September – 2. October 2009, Valencia, Spain, S. 426 – 42
  • Jan Knippers, Matthias Oppe: Behaviour of bolted connections in GRFP subjected to tension loads. in: Advanced Composites in Construction 2009 (ACIC 2009). Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference held at the University of Edinburgh, UK, 1st – 3rd September 2009, S. 495
  • Don-U Park, Jan Knippers, Kyung-Ju Hwang: Development of node connecting systems used for spatial structures. In: Conference proceeding of the 9th Asian Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (APCS2009), S. 31, May 2009, Nagoya Japan.
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: Facades – The Making of. The Future Envelope 3. Delft University of Technology. Symposium May 14th, 2009.
  • Don-U Park, Jan Knippers: Application of a new GFRP jointing method for an exhibition membrane spatial structure. In: Conference proceeding of the 9th Asian Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (APCS2009), S. 147 – 148, May 2009, Nagoya Japan.
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: Konstruktion und Formgebung. glasbau 2009, Tagung TU Dresden, 3. April 2009.
  • Hanaa Dahy: “Evaluation of the Current Environmental Codes and their Influence on Modern Approaches of Building and Construction Field”. In: 3rd Conference of the Environmental Services Association. Kairo. Ägypten. 2009
  • Anja Mader, B. v. See, K. Haag, L. Kamps, L. Teubler, M. Markowis: Der Schmetterlingsrüssel: eine numerische Funktionsanalyse. Posterbeitrag in Kesel, A. & Zehren, D. (Eds.): Bionik: Patente aus der Natur – 4. Bremer Bionik Kongress 2008, Gesellschaft für Technische Biologie & Bionik (GTBB) e.V., 2009, S. 261-265.
  • Jan Knippers, Julian Lienhard, Mohammad-Reza Matini: Wandelbarer Leichtbau in der Architektur – Biegsame Flächentragwerke auf der Grundlage bionischer Prinzipien. in: Bionik: Patente aus der Natur, 4. Bionik-Kongress Bremen, Hochschule Bremen, November 2008, S. 129 ff
  • A. Kesel, A. Martin, A. Rick, Anja Mader, D. Siegel, F. Hoffmann, N Sauthoff: Strömungshomogenisierung durch künstliches Seegras. Posterbeitrag, “Bionik: Patente aus der Natur” – 4. Bremer Bionik Kongress 2008.
  • Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler: The FRP road bridge in Friedberg Germany – new approaches to a holistic and aesthetic design. in: Fourth International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE2008) 22-24 July 2008, Zurich, Switzerland
  • F. Saad, Jan Knippers, Mohamed Hwash: Behaviour of Deviated CFRP-Strips. in: Fourth International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE2008) 22-24 July 2008, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Carsten Ludwig, E. Hugi, Jan Knippers, K Wakili: Damage of flexural loaded composite beams subjected to fire. in: Fourth International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE2008), 22-24 July 2008, Zürich
  • Carsten Ludwig, E. Hugi, Jan Knippers, K Wakili: Thermal and Thermo-Mechanical Investigation of Polyester Based Composite Beams. in: COMPOSITES IN FIRE 5, 10 – 11 July 2008, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, GB
  • Jan Knippers, Mohammad-Reza Matini: Application of “abstract formal patterns” for translating natural principles into the design of new deployable structures in architecture. in: Fourth International Conference on Design & Nature 2008. Carvoeiro, Portugal: Wessex Institute of Technology, 2008
  • F. Saad, Jan Knippers, Mohamed Hwash: Improved Utilization of Externaly Prestressed CFRP-Strips by Means of Deviation. in: The Fifth Middle East Symposium on Structural Composites for Infrastructure Applications – Extend Abstract. Cairo: The Egyptian Society of Engineers, 2008, S. 78 – 79
  • Jan Knippers: The Benefit of Composites for Bridge Engineering. in: The Fifth Middle East Symposium on Structural Composites for Infrastructure Applications – Extend Abstract. Cairo: The Egyptian Society of Engineers, 2008, S. 110 – 111
  • Carsten Ludwig, E. Hugi, Jan Knippers, K Walkili: Glass Polyester Composite Beam under Combined Fire and Bending Loading. in: The Fifth Middle East Symposium on Structural Composites for Infrastructure Applications – Extend Abstract. Cairo: The Egyptian Society of Engineers, 2008, S. 136 – 137
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: Smooth shapes and stable grids. in: Shell and Spatial Structures: Structural Architecture – Towards the future looking to the past. IASS Symposium 3-6 December 2007, Venice, Italy, S. 207 – 208
  • Dieter Berger, Eberhard Pelke, Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler: The FRP Bridge in Friedberg/Germany: Design, Analysis and Material Tests. IABSE Symposium, Weimar 2007, S. 332 – 333
  • F. Saad, Jan Knippers, Mohamed Hwash: Analysis and Behaviour of CFRP-Strips at Deviation Saddle for CFRP Prestressed Bridges, IABSE Symposium Weimar 2007, S. 190 – 191
  • Don-U Park, Kyung-Ju Hwang: New Reinforcing and Structural Design with FRP in: Conference Proceedings of The 4th International Seminar of Remodeling Technology in 2007, Seoul September 6-7, 2007. Korea Remodeling Association S. 79 – 90
  • Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler: Hybrid FRP Bridges: Design, Analysis and Material Tests. COBRAE Conference, Stuttgart 2007
  • F. Saad, Jan Knippers, Mohamed Hwash: Experiments on deviated CFRP-Stripes for external pre-stressing. COBRAE Conference 2007: Benefits on Civil Engineering, Stuttgart/Germany 2007
  • Jan Knippers, Thorsten Helbig: Fassadenabwicklung Kaufhaus Peek und Cloppenburg, Köln. in: Glas 1/2006, S. 46 – 49.
  • Jan Knippers, Markus Gabler: New Design Concepts for Advanced Composite Bridges – The Friedberg Bridge in Germany. IABSE Symposium, Budapest 2006
  • Jan Knippers: Pultruded Systems for Advanced Infrastructure Systems. in: EPTA Conference Proceedings: Emerging Markets – Globalization of the Pultrusion Industry; 8th World Pultrusion Conference 22-23-24 March 2006 Budapest, Hungary
  • Jan Knippers, T. Müller, Thorsten Helbig: Ein Walfisch aus Stahl, Holz und Glas – die Fassade des Kaufhauses Peek und Cloppenburg in Köln. in: Stahlbau 11/2005, S. 803 – 808.
  • F. Saad, Jan Knippers, Mohamed Hwash: Application of pre-stressed CFRP-Stripes in Bridges: Concept, Analysis and Construction Details. in: The Fourth Middle East Symposium on Structural Composites for Infrastructure Applications – Extend Abstract. Cairo: The Egyptian Society of Engineers, 200
  • Jan Knippers: Innovative design concepts for composite bridges in Germany. Proceedings of the COBRAE conference 2005 at the EMPA Dübendorf, Switzerland
  • Jan Knippers: The Innovative Design of Advanced Composite Bridges. in: The Fourth Middle East Symposium on Structural Composites for Infrastructure Applications. Cairo: Egytian Society of Engineers, 2005, p. 48 – 53
  • Jan Knippers, T. Bulenda: Stability of grid shells. Computers and Structures 79 (2001) 1161 – 1174