7th Workgroup Meeting “Composites in Buildings & Infrastructure”


Interactive Video Conference


March 25th, 2021


  • Showing the possibilities of multifunctional composites in buildings & infrastructure
  • Selection of the most promising technology for additional functionality in composites
  • Advantages of composite materials in times of the global pandemic
  • Getting the technology to the architects – What is missing?
  • Light guidance through composites as a design feature and maybe more – Follow-up project with workgroup?


10:00 Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Michael Emonts, Aachen Center for integrative Lightweight Production – AZL
10:10 Meet2connect – Introduction to New Networking Tool
Marina Biller, AZL
10:25 Market and Technology Screening on Composites in Buildings & Infrastructure
Philipp Wigger, Aachen Center for integrative Lightweight Production – AZL
10:55 Fluorescent Pultrusion on the Example of the Fiber Divider Design Element
Oliver Kipf, CG TEC Carbon und Glasfasertechnik GmbH
11:25 LAMILUX AntiBac in connection with Composites in B&I and the Covid-19 Pandemic
Sascha Oswald, LAMILUX Composites GmbH
11:55 Functional Integration through Technical Textiles for Building Elements
Shantanu Bhat, Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH University – ITA
12:25 Coffee Break
12:35 Network Rail Infrastructure – Addressing the Challenges through Composites
Andy Cross, Network Rail
13:20 Experimental Ultra-Lightweight Plastic Structures for Architectural Purposes
Prof. Stephan Engelsmann, Chair of structural design of the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design
13:50 Publicly funded project KonFutius and the Possibilities for B&I
Philipp Wigger, Aachen Center for integrative Lightweight Production – AZL
14:20 Discussion about the Development of a Demonstrator Part and the next Activities of the Workgroup
14:45 – 15:45
Networking Session with new AZL Networking Tool


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