Digital Home / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper

Digital Home / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper

Digital House / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper - Exterior Photography, Windows, Forest

Digital House / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper - Exterior Photography, Windows, Forest

Textual content description supplied by the architects. A novel method to digital fabrication in structure has emerged in Wismar, a historic Hanseatic metropolis in Northern Germany, with the creation of the “Digital Home” – a prototypical constructing completely digitally designed, fabricated, and assembled with out the necessity for instruments. Julian Krüger (Munich College of Utilized Sciences) and Benjamin Kemper (Wismar College of Utilized Sciences) developed a sustainable, cost-effective constructing system primarily based on progressive plug-in building strategies. In a grove not removed from the School of Structure and Design at Wismar College, a small home with a shiny, silvery facade and a steep, west-facing mono-pitch roof stands 6.5 m excessive on a footprint of three.3 × 4.9 m. Mild enters the spacious inside by means of a steady window ribbon and 4 massive home windows slicing by means of the facade made out of recycled aluminum sheets.

Digital House / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper - Exterior Photography, Windows, Forest

The home options an creative wooden building system CNC-milled from 24mm plywood, permitting two individuals to assemble it shortly with none instruments or {hardware}, corresponding to screws or nails. This versatile system, which permits for disassembly and reuse, strengthens the venture’s method to sustainability. The wood construction is clad with plywood panels inside and a vapor-permeable wooden fibreboard on the surface and insulated with eco-friendly wooden fiber. The “Digital Home” rests on six floor screws, enabling fast and traceless disassembly and eliminating the necessity for concrete or groundwork.

Digital House / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper - Exterior Photography, Windows, Forest
Digital House / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper - Image 17 of 21

The prototype showcases a parametrically designed facade made from recycled aluminum sheets. The pc-generated horizontal parts wrap all the constructing, laying near the construction across the openings and fanning out over the closed areas. The aluminum sheets are laser-cut and include all of the required fastening particulars, that are folded out and hooked up to the sub-construction. The home windows and the door of the “Digital Home” additionally observe the plug-in building precept and are CNC-milled of 24 mm multiplex panels.

Digital House / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper - Exterior Photography, Windows
Digital House / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper - Image 16 of 21

The constructing system is optimized for future parametric planning. This permits for app customization of the home’s kind and performance. Customers can personalize the constructing’s form, flooring plan, roof, openings, and facade to their particular must both construct small standalone constructions or densification initiatives in city areas. The venture highlights how digital planning, environment friendly manufacturing, and the optimized use of renewable and recycled supplies can contribute to sustainable constructing.

Digital House / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper - Interior Photography, Windows, Beam
Digital House / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper - Interior Photography, Windows, Chair

The collection of panel supplies for the development and facade methods permits for a totally automated, cost-effective fabrication of the elements utilizing CNC milling and laser machines. It ensures a seamless course of chain – from planning, manufacturing to on-site meeting. The “Digital Home” demonstrates that an integrative method within the improvement and fabrication phases more and more blurs the boundaries between the normal areas of preliminary design, detailed design, fabrication, and building and reveals the potential influence of digital design and fabrication strategies on architectural manufacturing.

Digital House / Julian Krüger + Benjamin Kemper - Exterior Photography, Forest


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