Bachelor Thesis, Civil Engineering, TH Nürnberg



Parametric Gridshell Design

  • Study of variation for geometry and topology
  • Rationalization strategies for batch production of flat glass panels and equal length bars

Structural Design

  • Rhino ↔ Sofistik data exchange
  • 3D geometrically nonlinear structural analysis with imperfections, buckling and limit analysis
  • Detail design of all steel members and connection details
  • Detail design of the glazing against static and impact loading

3D Detailing

  • BIM model
  • Generation of CNC fabrication data for all bespoke 3D parts


The thesis has been awarded the Karl-Rieger-Preis 2014, sponsored by Oehmke + Herbert Planungsgesellschaft