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News | December 2021, Großbeeren/ Berlin

2021 ZUMTOBEL Group Award for the Special Prize for Innovation: ADAPTEX

Congratulations to our collaborators and our entire team in ADAPTEX!
We are happy to receive an honourable mention at the “Special Prize for Innovation” with our R&D project ADAPTEX at this year’s ZUMTOBEL Group Award. Thank you, ZUMTOBEL Group and the Award Jury for recognizing our solution for an autarkic textile sun-shading!

And what a fantastic team to work with, filled with innovative and inspiring ideas: Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin, Fraunhofer Institut für Werkzeugmaschinen und Umformtechnik, Carl Stahl ARC GmbH, VERSEIDAG-INDUTEX GmbH, ITP GmbH, SGS Ingenieurdienstleistungen GmbH, i-Mesh.
Thank you for the great partnership and joined strive for innovation!

For more information, please visit:

2021 ZUMTOBEL Group Award for the Special Prize for Innovation: ADAPTEX


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Event | 26 November 2021, Großbeeren/ Berlin

Textile Potentials in Architecture, Networking workshop

The networking workshop “Textile Potentials in Architecture” brings together invited guests and stakeholders from research and industry to discuss how innovative textile technology can contribute to a more sustainable architecture and building culture. It will include 15-min presentations from experts in the fields of smart materials, textile design, facade technology and architecture, followed by a panel discussion.

The event is organized by Priedemann Facade-Lab and Weißensee School of Art and Design as part of the research project ADAPTEX, which is developing an adaptive textile sun shading system using smart materials. It is part of the smart³ consortium, funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research BMBF.

Please register at

Textile Potentials in Architecture, Networking workshop


Lecture | 19 November 2021, Berlin

4th Advanced Materials in Construction Summit

Alongside renowned experts in the field of façade and construction materials, Paul-Rouven Denz will discuss the design and development of novel Smart Textile Sun Shading concepts.

To get more information about the event and its speakers, please visit the official page:

4th Advanced Materials in Construction Summit


Lecture | 18 November 2021, New York

ZAK World of Facades North America

Learn how the Active Cavity Transition (ACT) Façade contributes to meeting NYC´s LL97 on carbon emissions limits and LL15 on bird-friendly building design. An innovative Façade Concept for Refurbishment and New Construction.

Do you want to be part of it? Please visit the page to register:

ZAK World of Facades North America


Lecture | 04 November 2021, Frankfurt

ZAK World of Facades Deutschland

We are also delighted to be part of the second Zak conference to be held in Germany. More information about the presentation will follow soon.
To get more information about the event and its speakers, please visit the official page

ZAK World of Facades Deutschland


Lecture | 26 October 2021, Erfurt

University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Faculty of Architecture

Paul-Rouven Denz participates as a guest lecturer at the seminar “construction + experiment” at the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Faculty of Architecture, Prof. Johannes Pellkofer.

For more information, please visit:

University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Faculty of Architecture


Lecture | 25 October 2021, Doha

ZAK World of Facades Middle East

We are looking forward to presenting again in Doha. Micha Pawelka will be giving his presentation titled “Sustainability in the Facade Life Cycle – Let’s Dig into this Trend!” at the Zak World of Façades Qatar Conference.

For more information on the conference and the complete lineup of speakers, visit

ZAK World of Facades Middle East


Lecture | 22 October 2021, Bern

Advanced Building Skins Conference

At this year’s ABS conference, Dr. Jens Böke talks about the latest findings from our R&D project ADAPTEX on autarkic, shape memory alloy enhanced textile sun shading solutions for energy- and resource-efficient enveloped design.

Do you want to be part of it? Please visit the page to register:

Advanced Building Skins Conference


Lecture | 14 October 2021, New York

PhiusCon2021

Join our presentation on October 14th at 3.30 pm ET to learn about the ACT façade, a simple and innovative concept to help scale up the passive house!
We’ll see you in NY.

For more information on the PhiusCon 2021, please visit:

PhiusCon 2021


Media | September 2021, Germany

Fassadentechnik 04/21

Thomas Schmidt and Jens Böke are present parametric and BIM-oriented planning methods based on the headquarters of the Russian Copper Company RMK in Ekaterinburg in the latest issue of Fassadentechnik magazine (page 10).

Read the article in the latest issue of Fassadentechnik 04/21. We look forward to hearing from you in case of any queries.




Lecture | 29 September 2021, New York

BuildingEnergy NYC

Big thanks to NESEA and the German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) for inviting us to speak at BuildingEnergy NYC last week. Below is the recording featuring ‘’Building Energy – A German Perspective’’ including Priedemann, Behnisch Architekten, Schock USA and Arnold Glas.

In case you’ve missed it, here is a link to the recording:

BuildingEnergy NYC-recording (vimeo)


Exhibition | 12 - 15 September 2021, Dubai

Windows, Doors and Facades (WIDOFA)

Don’t miss this exhibition: WIDOFA – the trade fair for windows, doors and facades in the Arabic region. So please save the date and join us in the Dubai World Trade Center, Sheikh Saeed Arena at Stand No. C151.

Our team is looking forward to seeing you there. For more information, please visit

www.windowsdoorsandfacadeevent.com


Lecture | 30 August 2021, Dusseldorf/Online Conference

engineered transparency 2021

After last year’s unfortunate cancellation, join us this year as Paul-Rouven Denz presents “Design Variants of Slat-type Solar Thermal Blinds for Facade Integration.”

For more information on the conference, visit

engineered-transparency


News | 2021, Großbeeren/ Berlin

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Priedemann is looking for an Architect, Engineer or Student with a strong interest in 3D modelling and complex building geometries to join our Headquarters in Germany.

For more information please visit

Join our Team


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Media | April/ May 2021, Delft

Journal of Facade Design & Engineering

In the special issue for the PowerSkin conference, we highlight the iterative and interdisciplinary design and development process of innovative textile sun shading systems in the article “Smart Textile Sun Shading”.

Image by JFDE

Read the full article here:

Special Issue Powerskin 2021


Lecture | 26 May 2021, LiveChat skinwise

fassadentechnik, Topic: Thinking Facades

As part of the skinwise LiveChat format, Dr Jens Böke from Priedemann Facade Experts discusses thinking facades and Dr Alexander Rieck from Fraunhofer IAO. What potentials and new functionalities result from this, and how can the corresponding systems be realized?

The digital exchange will be moderated by the editor-in-chief and managing director of Cubus Medien Verlag Martin Jung.

The event is presented in German. We look forward to meeting you virtually.

For more information on the LiveChat, visit

fassadentechnik.de


Lecture | 05. Mai 2021, Berlin

interzum, Green Smart Materials presented by Haute Innovation

Together with the research partners from weißensee kunsthochschule berlin, Paul-Rouven Denz presents and discusses our project ADAPTEX and the application of innovative materials in architecture and facade construction. Be sure not to miss this.

For more information on the conference, visit

www.interzum.de


Lecture | 28 April 2021, LiveChat skinwise

fassadentechnik, Topic: Adaptive, textile building skins

As part of the new LiveChat format, our Head of R&D, Paul-Rouven Denz, discusses the future potentials of textile envelopes for the built environment and Jan Serode from RWTH Aachen University – from individual facades to urban microclimates.

Drop by and visit us. We are looking forward to it.

For more information on the LiveChat, visit

fassadentechnik.de


Lecture | 27 April 2021, Online Conference

Glasstech Asia / Fenestration Asia Online Conference 2021

As the industry shifts to fit into the new era, find out about the new trends in facades and upcoming business opportunities with Lars Anders. Please join the conference.

Reserve your virtual seat and register now:

Glasstech Asia & Fenestration Asia Online


Lecture | 09 April 2021, Online Conference

PowerSKIN 2021 Conference

“Smart Textile Sun-Shading” – our Head of R&D, Paul-Rouven Denz, explains, based on the R&D project ADAPTEX, how the smart facades of the future can be operated autonomously at this year’s PowerSKIN Conference. A conference not to be missed.

For more information on the conference and the complete lineup of speakers, visit

PowerSkin Conference


Lecture | 16 March 2021, Dubai

ZAK World of Facades Dubai

We are looking forward to the ZAK event and invite you to join us. Lars Anders will be delivering his presentation titled “Façade Engineering in the Post Covid Era”. See you there!

For more information on the conference and the complete lineup of speakers, visit

www.facades.ae


Lecture | 25 February 2021, Webinar/ Moscow

Building Skin Russia 2021

“RMK Headquarters – a hybrid façade in Yekaterinburg”. Discover the inside-story from the perspective of the project’s façade engineers.

Be sure not to miss Thomas’ presentation at the fifth anniversary of the Building Skin Russia 2021 on February 25th, 2021. The lecture will be held in Russian.

We are looking forward to meeting you virtually.

For more information, please visit the

Building Skin Russia 2021