VUB – TranS

VUBInstitute: Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Research unit: TranS – Transformable Structures research group of ae-Lab
Researchers: Anne Paduart, Niels De Temmerman
Project: DynStra
The Transformable Structures research group of the Department of Architectural Engineering (ARCH) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, is currently involved with the following research topics relevant for the proposed project:

  • Sustainable/dynamic renovation
  • Design for disassembly
  • Design for reuse (of components through dry reversible connections)
  • Adaptability of buildings
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) & Life Cycle Costing (LCC)

Other: Deployable structures, responsive façades, transitional shelters for sustainable development, adaptable urban fragments, …