Prof. Dr.- Ing. Oliver Tessmann


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Oliver Tessmann is Professor for Digital Design at the Technical University Darmstadt School of Architecture. His teaching and research revolves around computational design, digital manufacturing and robotics in architecture.After graduating in 2001 at the University in Kassel he was working with Coop Himmelb(l)au in Mexico and Vienna and Bernhard Franken in Frankfurt. In 2008 Oliver Tessmann received a doctoral degree after four years of research in the field of “Collaborative Design Procedures for Architects and Engineers” at the University of Kassel. The dissertation was supervised by Prof Manfred Grohmann and Ludger Hovestadt (ETH Zurich). From 2008 to 2011 he was heading the performativeBuildingGroup in the renowed engineering office Bollinger + Grohmann in Frankfurt and work at the Staedelschule Architecure Class (SAC) as a guest professor. From 2012 to 2015 he has been an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) Stockholm. His work has been published and exhibited in Europe, Asia and the US.