Henriette H. Bier


Associate Professor, Technical University Delft (TUD), Leader Robotic Building (RB), Associate TU Delft Robotics Institute (DRI) and RoboValley



After graduating in architecture (1998) from the University of Karlsruhe in Germany, Henriette Bier has worked with Morphosis (1999-2001) on internationally relevant projects in the US and Europe. She has taught digitally-driven architectural design (2002-2003) at universities in Austria, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands and since 2004 she mainly teaches and researches at Technical University Delft (TUD) with focus on Robotic Building. She initiated and coordinated (2005-06) the workshop and lecture series on Digital Design and Fabrication with invited guests from MIT and ETHZ and finalized (2008) her PhD on System-embedded Intelligence in Architecture. She coordinated EU projects E-Archidoct and F2F Continuum (2007-10) and led 4TU projects RDCB and Adaptive Joints (2015-18). 2017-19, she has been appointed professor at Dessau Institute of Architecture. Since 2020-21, she has been visiting professor at the Vietnamese German University in Hanoi and 2021 visiting researchers at PoliMi. Results of her research are internationally published in books, journals and conference proceedings and she regularly lectures and leads workshops internationally.


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