EventsDesign with Resources – discover hidden potentials!

Design with Resources – discover hidden potentials!

Hanaa Dahy

BioMat@Copenhagen Aalborg Universität / BioMat. TGU@TTI GmbH

16 November
Start 6:30 pm


The lecture starts at 6:30 pm. At this time, a player will be displayed here with which you can access the livestream.

Hanaa Dahy

Hanaa Dahy, is a registered German Egyptian architect who established her (BioMat@Copenhagen) research centre within her associate professorship at Aalborg University-Copenhagen as well as her company-sector named BioMat TGU@TTI GmbH in Stuttgart in 2022 based on her first (BioMat) department during her first professorship at the University of Stuttgart in mid-2016. Her first architecture office was established in Cairo since 2003.

She holds European and international patents, won dozens of Design Awards including the Materialica and MaterialPreis Awards as well as the Excellence Award for Women of outstanding achievements in the Architecture and Construction in the Middle East- Top 3 in 2020.

Lecture in German

photo © Masih Imani


Hanaa Dahy developed the architectural design philosophy „Materials as a Design-Tool“, based on applying alternative materials, digital fabrication and optimized geometric constellations through parametric computational design. That enabled designing and fabricating diverse innovative sustainable architectural solutions and products, allowing to earn numerous design awards and industrial project funds as well as constructing numerous architectural and landscape projects in the middle east, north Africa and in Europe.

Dahy’s research fields include architecture inspired by nature, biocomposites, biomimetics, sustainability, smart materials, ecologic building Systems, product design, robotic and digital fabrication techniques, bio-intelligence, vertical farming, 3D printing, Tailored Fibre Placement, Bioeconomy.

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