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Publications

(Co-)Edited Books

Anthology / Collected Edition (Editorship)
  • Filz, Günther H. (2014): The seeds of the IL. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP) (= Edited Volume Series). ISBN 978-3-902936-22-6. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther; Maleczek, Rupert; Scheiber, Christian (2014): form - rule | rule - form 2013. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP). ISBN 978-32-902936-23-3. (Web link)

Anthology / Collected Edition, Transfer-Oriented (Editorship)
  • Andexlinger, Wolfgang; Ötsch, Silke; Di Pauli, Celia; Filz, Günther; Flora, Andreas; Hallama, Doris; Mayer, Juliane; Pawle, Andreas; Peer, Irmi; Pfanzelt, Alexander; Pfleger, Michael; Troi, Valentine; Willmann, Jan (2009): foko 09 Forschungskolleg Architektur, Leopold Franzens Universität Innsbruck. Lange Nacht der Forschung 2009. Beiträge zur Ausstellung. Innsbruck: Eigenverlag - Universität Innsbruck. (Web link)

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Filz, Günther H.; Lilius, Johanna; Savolainen, Panu: Guest-Editor Volume 6 / Issue 1 - Architectural Research in Finland (ARF), 2021-05-01 - 2023-05-29. (Web link)

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Elmas, Serenay; Jaaranen, Joonas; Markou, Athanasios A.; Filz, Günther H.; Koponen, Simo (2024): Geometrically nonlinear behaviour of actively twisted and bent plywood.
    In: Engineering Structures 302, No. 117300. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Kuo, Vincent; Filz, Günther H.; Leveinen, Jussi (online first): Artificial intelligence approach for linking competences in nuclear field.
    In: Nuclear Engineering and Technology, pp. 1 - 17. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Ruan, Gengmu; Filz, Günther H.; Fink, Gerhard (online first): Planar rectangular slide-in reciprocal frame system using salvaged timber and wooden nails.
    In: Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (lASS). (DOI) (Web link)

  • Ebensperger, Martin; Filz, Günther H. (2023): Stelvio. A novel hands-off approach to design of Settlements as self-organizing systems of growth and decay.
    In: Architectural Research in Finland (ARF) 6/1, pp. 201 - 226. (Web link)

  • Elmas, S.; Filz, G.; Markou, A. (2023): An ephemeral, kinematic pavilion in the light of assembly/disassembly and material use/reuse.
    In: Architectural Research in Finland (ARF) 6/1, pp. 131 - 145. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Ruan, Gengmu; Filz, Günther H.; Fink, Gerhard (2023): Master Builders revisited: The importance of feedback loops: a case study using salvaged timber and wooden nails only.
    In: Architectural Research in Finland (ARF) 6/1, pp. 227 - 246. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Ruan, Gengmu; Filz, Günther H.; Fink, Gerhard (2022): Shear capacity of timber-to-timber connections using wooden nails.
    In: Wood Material Science & Engineering 17/1 (SI), pp. 20 - 29. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Markou, Athanasio A.; Elmas, Serenay; Filz, Günther H. (2021): Revisiting Stewart–Gough platform applications: A kinematic pavilion.
    In: Engineering Structures 249, No. 113304. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H. (2012): cut.enoid.tower. Temporary Structure with Complex Geometrical and Structural Background.
    In: TensiNews. Newsletter of the European Based Network for the Design and Realisation of Tensilestructures 23, p. 20. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther (2011): Soft.Spaces Anticlastic Minimal Surfaces as Elements in Architecture.
    In: TensiNews. Newsletter of the European Based Network for the Design and Realisation of Tensilestructures 21, pp. 12 - 15. (Web link)

Journal Article (Other)
  • Filz, Günther H.; Llorens, Josep (2015): Form-Rule|Rule-Form Symposium 2015. Fishing for Form.
    In: TensiNews. Newsletter of the European Based Network for the Design and Realisation of Tensilestructures Nr. 29, pp. 26 - 27. (Web link)

Journal Article (Editorial)
  • Filz, Günther H.; Lilius, Johanna; Savolainen, Panu (2023): Editorial Introduction: Diversity and Architecture.
    In: Architectural Research in Finland (ARF) 6/1, pp. 6 - 8. (DOI) (Web link)

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Filz, Günther H.; Elmas, Serenay; Markou, Athanasios A. (2022): The structural geometry of a beam element from 4 torqued strips.
    In: Hvejsel, Marie Frier; Cruz, Paulo J.S.: Structures and Architecture A Viable Urban Perspective? Boca Raton - [u.a.]: CRC Press., ISBN 9781003023555, pp. 150 - 158. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Popovic Larsen, Olga; Filz, Günther H. (2022): The Meaning of Material, Materiality and the Digital for Baukultur.
    In: Bögle, Annette; Popova, Emiliya: BuildDigiCraft. New Mindset for High-quality Baukultur in Europe: Bridging Craft and Digital. Hamburg: HafenCity University Hamburg., ISBN 978-3-947972-58-6, pp. 258 - 293. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Grasser, Georg; Ladinig, Johannes; Maleczek, Rupert (2015): Gravity and Friction-Driven Self-organized folding.
    In: Wang-Iverson, Patsy; Lang, Robert J.; YIM, Mark: Origami 6: Sixth International Meeting of Origami Science, Mathematics, and Education. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society., ISBN 978-1-4704-1874-8, pp. 459 - 470. (Web link)

  • Maleczek, Rupert; Grasser, Georg; Filz, Günther H.; Ladinig, Johannes (2015): Self-0rganized Folding with Gravity and Friction as Guiding Concept.
    In: Wang-Iverson, Patsy; Lang, Robert J.; YIM, Mark: Origami 6: Sixth International Meeting of Origami Science, Mathematics, and Education. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society., ISBN 978-1-4704-1874-8, p. 138.

  • Filz, Günther H. (2013): Das weiche Haus soft.spaces. Antiklastische Minimalflächen als Elemente und Formensprache der Architektur.
    In: Schaur, Eda: Konstruktion und Gestaltung. Neue Formwelten für Architektur. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP) (= Edited Volume Series)., ISBN 978-3-902811-94-3, pp. 92 - 127. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Filz, Günther H.; Ruan, Gengmu (2023): HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AND DESIGN-BUILD TEACHING: A TIMBER-ONLY TRAIL.
    In: Nyrud, A. Q.; Malo, K. A. et al. (Hrsg.): World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2023): Timber for a Livable Future. 19-22 June 2023, Oslo, Norway. New York: Curran Associates, Inc., ISBN 9781713873273, pp. 4597 - 4603. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Khojastehmehr, Fereshteh; Filz, Günther H. (2023): Expanding the design freedom of spatial patterns by combined elastic bending and twisting: a parametric study.
    In: Xie, Yi Min (Eds.): Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Annual Symposium 2023. Integration of Design and Fabrication. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) (= Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia)., ISBN 9780646878300, pp. 28 - 39. (Web link)

  • Saleh Tabari, Mohammad Hassan; Filz, Günther H. (2023): Cognitive multi-pattern gridshell design: a method inspired by weaverbirds’ nest building strategies.
    In: Xie, Yi Min (Eds.): Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Annual Symposium 2023. Integration of Design and Fabrication. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) (= Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia)., ISBN 9780646878300, pp. 373 - 384. (Web link)

  • Vucur, Aleksandar P.; Filz, Günther H. (2023): Medijana-Niš Archeological Site Protection Structure.
    In: Lázaro, Carlos; Rossi, Riccardo; Wüchner, Roland: Structural Membranes 2023 - Proceedings of the XI. International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures. Valencia, Spain, 2.-4. October 2023. Barcelona: Scipedia. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Elmas, Serenay; Filz, Günther H.; Markou, Athanasios A. (2022): A comparison of a torque-generated structural element with standardized profiles.
    In: Xue, Su-duo; Wu, Jin-zhi; Sun, Guo-jun: The 2022 Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures & The 13th Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS/APCS 2022). 19 - 22 September 2022, Beijing, China. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) (= Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia)., pp. 1 - 12.

  • Khojastehmehr, Fereshteh; Saleh Tabari, Mohammad Hassan; Filz, Günther H. (2022): A review on the curvature and geometrical patterns of elastic gridshells: exploring structural and architectural potentials.
    In: Xue, Su-duo; Wu, Jin-zhi; Sun, Guo-jun: The 2022 Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures & The 13th Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS/APCS 2022). 19 - 22 September 2022, Beijing, China. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) (= Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia)., pp. 1 - 14.

  • Kuo, Vincent; Filz, Günther H. (2022): Bridging scientific and artistic thinking through an algorithmic eulogy of Heinz Isler.
    In: Xue, Su-duo; Wu, Jin-zhi; Sun, Guo-jun: The 2022 Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures & The 13th Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS/APCS 2022). 19 - 22 September 2022, Beijing, China. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) (= Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia)., pp. 1 - 10.

  • Ruan, Gengmu; Filz, Günther H.; Fink, Gerhard (2022): Planar rectangular, slide-in reciprocal frame structures using salvaged timber and wooden nails.
    In: Xue, Su-duo; Wu, Jin-zhi; Sun, Guo-jun: The 2022 Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures & The 13th Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS/APCS 2022). 19 - 22 September 2022, Beijing, China. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) (= Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia)., pp. 1 - 10. (Web link)

  • Saleh Tabari, Mohammad Hassan; Khojastehmehr, Fereshteh; Filz, Günther H. (2022): Parametric thinking for decision-making in elastic gridshell design.
    In: Xue, Su-duo; Wu, Jin-zhi; Sun, Guo-jun: The 2022 Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures & The 13th Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS/APCS 2022). 19 - 22 September 2022, Beijing, China. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) (= Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia)., pp. 1 - 14.

  • Elmas, Serenay; Filz, Günther H.; Markou, Athanasios A.; Romanoff, Jani (2021): Zero Gravity: a novel cantilever beam utilizing elastic torsion for structures and architecture.
    In: Behnejad, Seyed Alireza; Parke, Gar; Samavati, Omidali: IASS Annual Symposium 2020/21 & the 7th International Conference on Spatial Structures. Inspiring the Next Generation. University of Surrey, 23/08/2021 - 27/08/2021. Guildford: Spatial Structures Research Centre of the University of Surrey., ISBN 99634965502346, pp. 3139 - 3148. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H. (2021): Geodesic Winding of Minimal Surfaces: the architecture, structure and geometry of an irregular grid-shell pavilion assembled from thin plywood strips.
    In: Behnejad, Seyed Alireza; Parke, Gar; Samavati, Omidali: IASS Annual Symposium 2020/21 & the 7th International Conference on Spatial Structures. Inspiring the Next Generation. University of Surrey, 23/08/2021 - 27/08/2021. Guildford: Spatial Structures Research Centre of the University of Surrey., ISBN 99634965502346, pp. 444 - 455. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Elmas, Serenay; Markou, Athanasios A.; Hölttä-Otto, Katja; Deo, Saurabh (2021): Zero Gravity: radical creativity by multidisciplinary collaboration.
    In: Behnejad, Seyed Alireza; Parke, Gar; Samavati, Omidali: IASS Annual Symposium 2020/21 & the 7th International Conference on Spatial Structures. Inspiring the Next Generation. University of Surrey, 23/08/2021 - 27/08/2021. Guildford: Spatial Structures Research Centre of the University of Surrey., ISBN 99634965502346, pp. 2873 - 2885. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Ruan, Gengmu; Filz, Günther H.; Fink, Gerhard (2021): An integrated architectural and structural design concept by using local, salvaged timber.
    In: Behnejad, Seyed Alireza; Parke, Gar; Samavati, Omidali: IASS Annual Symposium 2020/21 & the 7th International Conference on Spatial Structures. Inspiring the Next Generation. University of Surrey, 23/08/2021 - 27/08/2021. Guildford: Spatial Structures Research Centre of the University of Surrey., ISBN 99634965502346, pp. 536 - 545. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Filz, G. H.; Kumric, I.; Razenj, V. (2016): Surface approximation/population by self-locking, bending active modules from coupled straight and curved line z-folded elements.
    In: IASS 2016 Tokyo Symposium: Spatial Structures in the 21st Century – Bending Active and Flexible Structures. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) (= Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia)., pp. 1 - 10. (Web link)

  • Maleczek, Rupert; Filz, Günther; Scheiber, Christian; Heimrath, Moritz; Preisinger, Clemens, (2016): Curved folded cone assemblies.
    In: Ken'ichi, Kawaguchi; Makoto, Ohsaki; Toru, Takeuchi: IASS 2016 Tokyo Symposium: Spatial Structures in the 21st Century – Origami. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) (= Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia)., pp. 1 - 10. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Kainzwaldner, Stefan (2015): Freedoms & limits in the arrangement of 3 point constellation on planar sheet elements, generating spatial, selforganized folded/bent forms.
    In: Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2015, Amsterdam. Future Visions. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)., elektr..

  • Filz, Günther H.; Kainzwaldner, Stefan (2015): From 3-point-constellations to self-organizing folded/bent spatial configurations.
    In: Ramsgard Thomsen, Mette; Tamke, Martin; Gengnagel, Christoph; Faircloth, Billie; Scheurer, Fabian: Modelling Behaviour. Lectures of the Design Modelling Symposium 2015. Cham: Springer International Publishing., ISBN 978-3-319-24206-4, pp. 269 - 281.

  • Filz, Günther H.; Kumric, Ines (2015): "Z-Snap-Pavilion" - Zip assembled, bending active pavilion by coupled straight and curved line folding.
    In: Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2015, Amsterdam. Future Visions. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)., elektr..

  • Filz, Günther H.; Naicu, Dragos I. (2015): "2 Landscapes" - interaction of 2 gridshells based on a modified Stewart-Gough-principle.
    In: Falk, Andreas; Vegh, Petr; Chilton, John: IASS Working Groups 12 + 18 - Joint International Colloquium 2015 on Bio-based and Bio-inspired Environmentally Compatible Structures. Final Program and Proceedings. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)., digital.

  • Klasz, Walter; Filz, Günther H. (2015): A Cloud for Fresh Snow - Research Lab - a hybrid solution of minimal Surface prestresses by bending active boundary conditions forming a sperical tetrahedron.
    In: Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2015, Amsterdam. Future Visions. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)., elektr..

  • Soriano, Enrique; Tornabell, Pep; Naicu, Dragos I.; Filz, Günther H. (2015): Topologically-Based Curvature In Thin Elastic Shell Networks.
    In: Onate, E.; Bletzinger, K.-U.; Kröplin, B. (Eds.): Structural Membranes 2015: VII International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures. Barcelona. Barcelona: International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE)., ISBN 978-84-944244-8-9, pp. 167 - 176. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Kainzwaldner, Stefan (2014): Between Bending and Folding - buckling from plane to object by 3 predefined points.
    In: de Oliveira Pauletti, Ruy Marcelo: VI. Latin-American Symposium on Tension Structures (IASS-SLTE 2014). Shells, Membranes ans Spatial Structures: 'Footprints'. Proceedings. Brasilia, 15-19 September 2014. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)., elektronisch. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Schiefer, Simon (2014): Forms from selfinterlocking, planar panelized catenoids – freedoms & limits.
    In: de Oliveira Pauletti, Ruy Marcelo: VI. Latin-American Symposium on Tension Structures (IASS-SLTE 2014). Shells, Membranes ans Spatial Structures: 'Footprints'. Proceedings. Brasilia, 15-19 September 2014. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)., elektronisch.

  • Filz, Günther H.; Schiefer, Simon (2014): Rapid assembly of planar quadrangular, selfinterlocking modules to anticlastically curved forms.
    In: Brebbia, C. A.; Pulselli, R.: ECO-ARCHITECTURE V. Fifth International Conference on Harmonisation between Architecture and Nature. Southampton: WIT Press., ISBN 978-1-84564-822-0, pp. 397 - 407. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H. (2013): Combined Self-Organising Systems for Spatial Net Structures.
    In: Gengnagel, Christoph; Kilian, Axel; Nembrini, Julien; Scheurer, Fabian: Rethinking Prototyping - Proceedings of the Design Modelling Symposium Berlin 2013. Berlin: epubli., ISBN 978-3-8442-6845-4, pp. 159 - 175.

  • Filz, Günther H. (2013): cut.enoid.tower [kʌt.ənɔɪd.taʊər].
    In: Bögner-Balz, Heidrun; Mollaert, Marijke; Pusat, Emre: Proceeding TensiNet Symposium 2013. [RE]THINKING Lightweight structures. Brüssel: The TensiNet Association., ISBN 9789072325068, pp. 577 - 584. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H. (2013): Low-tech or High-tech? "cut.enoid.tower" - three times two facets of irregularity.
    In: Bletzinger, K.-U.; Kröplin, B.; Onate, E.: Structural Membranes 2013. VI. International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures 2013. 9-11 October 2013, Munich, Germany. Barcelona: International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE)., ISBN 978-84-941531-9-8, elektronisch. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H. (2013): Minimal-Surface-T-Connections in Architecture.
    In: Cruz, Paulo J. S.: Structures and Architecture - New concepts, applications and challenges. ICSA 2013: The 2nd International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimaraes, Portugal, 24.-26.07.2013. Boca Raton - [u.a.]: CRC Press., ISBN 978-0-415-66195-9, pp. 1350 - 1357. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Schiefer, Simon; Stecher, Thomas (2013): Surface- and Mesh-based Approaches towards a Materialization of Architectural Catenoids.
    In: Cruz, Paulo J. S.: Structures and Architecture - New concepts, applications and challenges. ICSA 2013: The 2nd International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimaraes, Portugal, 24.-26.07.2013. Boca Raton - [u.a.]: CRC Press., ISBN 978-0-415-66195-9, pp. 1381 - 1388. (DOI)

  • Filz, Günther (2012): SOFT.SPACES_Analog and Digital Approaches to Membrane Architecture on the Example of Corner Solutions.
    In: Gengnagel, C.; Kilian, A.; Palz, N.; Scheurer, F.: Computational Design Modeling. Proceedings of the Design Modeling Symposium Berlin 2011. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer., ISBN 978-3-642-23434-7, pp. 105 - 113. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H. (2012): Virtual and Physical Soft Spaces from Catenoids.
    In: Kim, Seung Deog: From Spatial Structures to Space Structures (IASS-APCS 2012). Seoul: Korean Association for Spatial Structures., ISBN 978-89-968907-1-3, digital.

  • Filz, Günther (2011): minimal is maximal_soft spaces.
    In: International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering; International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures: Taller, Longer, Lighter. Meeting Growing Demand with Limited Resources. 2011 IABSE-IASS Symposium, Proceedings. London: Hemming Group., ISBN 978-0-7079-7122-3, elektronisch.

  • Filz, Günther (2011): SOFT.SPACES.
    In: Santomauro, Roberto: IV Simposio Latinoamericano de Tensoestructuras Montevideo, Uruguay. Montevideo: Uruguayan University of Architecture., elektronisch.

  • Filz, Günther (2011): Soft.Spaces_New Strategies for Membrane Architecture.
    In: Onate, E.; Kröplin, B; Bletzinger, K.-U.: Structural Membranes 2011. V. International Conference on Textile Composites an Inflatable Structures. Barcelona: International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE)., ISBN 978-84-89925-57-51, elektronisch.

  • Filz, Günther (2011): Soft.Spaces_New Strategies for Membrane Architecture.
    In: 2nd International Conference on Architecture and Structure and 3rd National Conference on Spatial Structures. Proceedings. Tehran: University of Tehran., elektr..

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Ramírez Lares, Gustavo; Filz, Günther H. (2023): Unusual design drivers for membrane structures and details.
    In: Lázaro, Carlos; Rossi, Riccardo; Wüchner, Roland: Structural Membranes 2023 - Proceedings of the XI. International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures. Valencia, Spain, 2.-4. October 2023. Barcelona: Scipedia. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Kuo, Vincent; Filz, Günther H. (2022): Unravelling the public procurement networks of architectural services in Finland as pathways of transformative design innovations.
    In: Tampere School of Architecture: 14th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research ATUT2022. MAKING (A)MENDS. Tampere: School of Architecture - University of Tampere. (Web link)

  • Nicolas, Gabrielle; Filz, Günther H. (2022): Architectural Design from up-cycled concrete formwork wood: Perspectives on new physical and aesthetic qualities of waste wood, computer vision and algorithm-assisted façade design.
    In: Tampere School of Architecture: 14th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research ATUT2022. MAKING (A)MENDS. Tampere: School of Architecture - University of Tampere. (Web link)

  • Zadeghi, Faezeh; Filz, Günther H. (2022): Material Informed System: Dynamically Transformable Growing Structures and Architecture From “Endless” Measuring Tape.
    In: Tampere School of Architecture: 14th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research ATUT2022. MAKING (A)MENDS. Tampere: School of Architecture - University of Tampere. (Web link)

  • Esteves Galvão Aibéo, Pedro; Filz, Günther H.; Singh, Vishal (2021): Architectural Democracy: a framework for mapping the relationships between architecture and democracy by showcasing one case study of the city of Helsinki.
    In: Montgomery, Jason: Cities in a Changing World: Questions of Culture, Climate and Design. Virtual: 16-18 June, 2021. London: The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL (= AMPS Proceedings Series, 24.1)., pp. 355 - 363. (Web link)

  • Maleczek, Rupert; Scheiber, Christian; Filz, Günther; Heimrath, Moritz; Preisinger, Clemens (2016): Curved folded cone assemblies.
    In: Ken'ichi, Kawaguchi; Makoto, Ohsaki; Toru, Takeuchi: IASS 2016 Tokyo Symposium: Spatial Structures in the 21st Century – Origami. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) (= Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia)., p. 53. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Kainzwaldner, Stefan (2015): Freedoms & limits in the arrangement of 3 point constellation on planar sheet elements, generating spatial, selforganized folded/bent forms.
    In: Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2015, Amsterdam. Future Visions. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)., elektr..

  • Filz, Günther H.; Kumric, Ines (2015): "Z-Snap-Pavilion" - Zip assembled, bending active pavilion by coupled straight and curved line folding.
    In: Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2015, Amsterdam. Future Visions. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)., elektr..

  • Filz, Günther H.; Naicu, Dragos I. (2015): "2 Landscapes" - interaction of 2 gridshells based on a modified Stewart-Gough-principle.
    In: Falk, Andreas; Vegh, Petr; Chilton, John: IASS Working Groups 12 + 18 - Joint International Colloquium 2015 on Bio-based and Bio-inspired Environmentally Compatible Structures. Final Program and Proceedings. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)., p. 41. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Grasser, Georg; Maleczek, Rupert (2014): Selforganized folding with gravity and friction as guiding concept.
    In: Kawasaki, Toshikazu; Uehara, Ryuhei; Tachi, Tomohiro; Maekawa, Jun: 6OSME - The 6th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education. Tokyo: University of Tokyo., p. 138. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Kainzwaldner, Stefan (2014): Between Bending and Folding - buckling from plane to object by 3 predefined points.
    In: de Oliveira Pauletti, Ruy Marcelo: VI. Latin-American Symposium on Tension Structures (IASS-SLTE 2014). Shells, Membranes ans Spatial Structures: 'Footprints'. Short Abstracts. Brasilia, 15-19 September 2014. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)., p. 24. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Schiefer, Simon (2014): Forms from selfinterlocking, planar panelized catenoids – freedoms & limits.
    In: de Oliveira Pauletti, Ruy Marcelo: VI. Latin-American Symposium on Tension Structures (IASS-SLTE 2014). Shells, Membranes ans Spatial Structures: 'Footprints'. Short Abstracts. Brasilia, 15-19 September 2014. Madrid: International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)., p. 43. (Web link)

  • Grasser, Georg; Filz, Günther H. (2014): Predicting Precise Geometry of Imprecision - the shapes of selforganized folded forms.
    In: Schröcker, Hans-Peter; Husty, Manfred: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Geometry and Graphics (ICGG 2014). Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP)., ISBN 978-3-902936-46-2, digital.

  • Grasser, Georg; Filz, Günther; Maleczek, Rupert (2014): Self-organized Folding with Gravity and Friction as Guiding Concept.
    In: Kawasaki, Toshikazu; Uehara, Ryuhei; Tachi, Tomohiro; Maekawa, Jun: 6OSME - The 6th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education. Tokyo: University of Tokyo., p. 138. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H. (2013): Combined Selforganizing Systems for Spatial Netstructures.
    In: Gengnagel, Christoph; Kilian, Axel; Nembrini, Julien; Scheurer, Fabian: Rethinking Prototyping - Proceedings of the Design Modelling Symposium Berlin 2013. Berlin: epubli., ISBN 978-3-8442-6845-4, elektronisch.

  • Filz, Günther H. (2013): cut.enoid.tower [kʌt.ənɔɪd.taʊər].
    In: Bögner-Balz, Heidrun; Mollaert, Marijke; Pusat, Emre: Proceeding TensiNet Symposium 2013. [RE]THINKING Lightweight structures. Brüssel: The TensiNet Association., ISBN 9789072325068, digital.

  • Filz, Günther H. (2013): Low-tech or High-tech? "cut.enoid.tower" - three times two facets of irregularity.
    In: Bletzinger, K.-U.; Kröplin, B.; Onate, E.: Structural Membranes 2013. VI. International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures 2013. 9-11 October 2013, Munich, Germany. Barcelona: International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE)., ISBN 978-84-941531-9-8, elektronisch.

  • Filz, Günther (2012): SOFT.SPACES_Analog and Digital Approaches to Membrane Architecture on the Example of Corner Solutions.
    In: Gengnagel, C.; Kilian, A.; Palz, N.; Scheurer, F.: Computational Design Modeling. Proceedings of the Design Modeling Symposium Berlin 2011. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer., ISBN 978-3-642-23434-7, elektronisch.

  • Filz, Günther H. (2012): Virtual and Physical Soft Spaces from Catenoids.
    In: Kim, Seung Deog: From Spatial Structures to Space Structures (IASS-APCS 2012). Seoul: Korean Association for Spatial Structures., ISBN 978-89-968907-1-3, p. 137. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther (2011): minimal is maximal_soft spaces.
    In: International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering; International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures: Taller, Longer, Lighter. Meeting Growing Demand with Limited Resources. 2011 IABSE-IASS Symposium, Proceedings. London: Hemming Group., ISBN 978-0-7079-7122-3, elektronisch.

  • Filz, Günther (2011): SOFT.SPACES.
    In: Santomauro, Roberto: IV Simposio Latinoamericano de Tensoestructuras Montevideo, Uruguay. Montevideo: Uruguayan University of Architecture., pp. 14 - 15.

  • Filz, Günther (2011): Soft.Spaces_New Strategies for Membrane Architecture. New Strategies for Membrane Architecture.
    In: 2nd International Conference on Architecture and Structure and 3rd National Conference on Spatial Structures. Proceedings. Tehran: University of Tehran., p. 44.

  • Filz, Günther (2011): Soft.Spaces_New Strategies for Membrane Architecture.
    In: Onate, E.; Kröplin, B; Bletzinger, K.-U.: Structural Membranes 2011. V. International Conference on Textile Composites an Inflatable Structures. Barcelona: International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE)., ISBN 978-84-89925-57-51, elektronisch.

Book Chapter, Transfer-Oriented
  • Filz, Günther (2009): Soft.Spaces - Leben mit Membranen.
    In: Andexlinger, Wolfgang; Ötsch, Silke; Di Pauli, Celia; Filz, Günther; Flora, Andreas; Hallama, Doris; Mayer, Juliane; Pawle, Andreas; Peer, Irmi; Pfanzelt, Alexander; Pfleger, Michael; Troi, Valentine; Willmann, Jan: foko 09 Forschungskolleg Architektur, Leopold Franzens Universität Innsbruck. Lange Nacht der Forschung 2009. Beiträge zur Ausstellung. Innsbruck: Eigenverlag - Universität Innsbruck., pp. 9 - 10. (Web link)

Media Contributions

Contribution in Television / Video Platform
  • Peltonen, Kirsi; Luotoniemi, T.; Isoniemi, L.; Filz, Günther H.; Skyttä, P.; Holste, M.; Rodriguez Chavez, M.; Sevele, L.: Mathematical art in the Collineation Grounds exhibition.
    In: Aalto University YouTube Channel of 2021-06-30. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Frank, Florian: pro:Holz Studenttrophy 2016; StadtHOCHSITZ [Graz]; Wettbewerbsbeitrag "eins, zwei oder drei?".
    In: ORF - Landesstudio Steiermark of 2016-05-16. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther; Schaur, Eda; Hartmann, Manuel; Mössmer, Gerhard; Hallama, Doris; Ötsch, Silke: "Auf zu neuen Ufern", Tirol heute Beitrag "Versuchsbrücken".
    In: ORF - Landesstudio Tirol of 2005-10-14.

Newspaper Article
  • Filz, Günther H.: Varför krackelerar betongen? Why does concrete crack? (Interviewbeiträge).
    In: HBL - Hufvudstadsbladet of 2021-07-29. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Bartos, Melanie: Spiel mit der Vielfalt.
    In: wissenswert - Magazin der Universität Innsbruck of 2014-10-07.

  • Filz, Günther: Kletterturm am Fuß der Serles.
    In: Immo Tirol of 2012-06-01.



Lectures

Presentations at Conferences, Symposia, etc.

Conference Lecture (Invited Plenary / Keynote Lecture)
  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Bridging the Gap between Academic and Applied Research: Perspectives on Interdisciplinary Approaches for the Built Environment.
    Royal Danish Academy PhD School Symposium, Copenhagen, 2021-11-18 (Online). (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Minimal Surface based, responsive Architecture - Research & Case Studies.
    International Membrane Symposium, Dessau, 2015-03-22. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Are you hunting or are you fishing for Form?.
    form - rule | rule - form 2015, Innsbruck, 2015-01-16. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: From Mass to Membrane.
    Novel Structural Skins - COST Action TU 1303 - Working Group Meeting, Berlin, 2014-03-25. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther: Form in Membrane Architecture – Teaching and Research.
    Primer Seminario Internacional de Arquitectura Textil, Madrid/Toldedo, 2011-10-27. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther: Soft.Spaces_New Strategies for Membrane Architecture.
    2nd International Conference on Architecture and Structure, Teheran, 2011-05-17.

Conference Lecture (Invited Lecture)
  • Lecturer(s): Ramírez Lares, Gustavo; Filz, Günther H.: Unusual design drivers for membrane structures and details.
    XI International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures (STRUCTURAL MEMBRANES 2023), Valencia, 2023-10-02. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Vučur, Aleksandar P.; Filz, Günther H.: Medijana-Niš Archeological Site Protection Structure.
    XI International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures (STRUCTURAL MEMBRANES 2023), Valencia, 2023-10-02. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: More digital, more efficient, more beautiful.
    Forum Wood Building Nordic: MORE – Mobilizing Our Resources Efficiently, Helsinki, 2022-09-29. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.; Popovic Larsen, Olga: Intellectual Output 04 - Material: Guide and Exhibition.
    From Craftsmanship through the Digital to a New Mindset for a High-Quality Baukultur, Copenhagen, 2022-06-28. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Research Trends in Architectural Structures: 3 reasons why not to follow them.
    Seminar: Research Trends in Architectural Structures: 3 reasons why not to follow them, Mashhad, 2022-04-13. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Serial Thinking Means Sinking.
    VI Seminario Internacional de Arquitectura Textil & II Seminario Internacional en Latinoamérica, Lima, 2017-04-27. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Low-tech or High-tech? "cut.enoid.tower" - three times two facets of irregularity.
    VI. International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structural (Structural Membranes 2013), München, 2013-10-10. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Design Driving Forces when Building high.
    Highrise - Hochhäuser und Nachhaltigkeit, Innsbruck, 2012-03-13.

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther: soft.spaces_ongoing research.
    Digital Crafting Workshop 5, Kolding, 2011-08-24. (Web link)

Conference Lecture (Upon Registration)
  • Lecturer(s): Saleh Tabari, Mohammad Hassan Co-author(s): Filz, Günther H.: Cognitive multi-pattern gridshell design: a method inspired by weaverbirds’ nest building strategies.
    IASS Symposium 2023: Integration of Design and Fabrication, Melbourne, 2023-07-14. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Khojastehmehr, Fereshteh Co-author(s): Filz, Günther H.: Expanding the design freedom of spatial patterns by combined elastic bending and twisting: a parametric study.
    IASS Symposium 2023: Integration of Design and Fabrication, Melbourne, 2023-07-13. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H. Co-author(s): Ruan, Gengmu: Horizontal and Vertical Knowledge Management in Multidisciplinary Research and Design-Build Teaching: A Timber-Only Trail.
    13th World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2023), Oslo, 2023-06-21. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Kuo, Vincent Co-author(s): Filz, Günther H.: Unravelling the public procurement networks of architectural services in Finland as pathways of transformative design innovations.
    14th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research ATUT2022, Tampere, 2022-10-21. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Nicolas, Gabrielle Co-author(s): FIlz, Günther H.: Architectural Design from up-cycled concrete formwork wood: Perspectives on new physical and aesthetic qualities of waste wood, computer vision and algorithm-assisted façade design.
    14th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research ATUT2022, Tampere, 2022-10-20. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Sadeghi, Faezeh Co-author(s): FIlz, Günther H.: Material Informed System: Dynamically Transformable Growing Structures and Architecture From “Endless” Measuring Tape.
    14th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research ATUT2022, Tampere, 2022-10-20. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Kuo, Vincent Co-author(s): Filz, Günther H.: Bridging scientific and artistic thinking through an algorithmic eulogy of Heinz Isler.
    The 2022 Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures & The 13th Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS/APCS 2022), Peking, 2022-09-22 (Online). (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Elmas, Serenay Co-author(s): Filz, Günther H.; Markou, Athanasios A.: The structural geometry of a beam element from 4 torqued strips: A comparison to standardized profiles and applications.
    The 2022 Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures & The 13th Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS/APCS 2022), Peking, 2022-09-21 (Online). (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Khojastehmehr, Fereshteh Co-author(s): Saleh Tabari, Mohammad Hassan; Filz, Günther H.: A review on the curvature and geometrical patterns of elastic gridshells: potentials for structural optimization and architecture.
    The 2022 Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures & The 13th Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS/APCS 2022), Peking, 2022-09-21 (Online). (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Saleh Tabari, Mohammad Hassan Co-author(s): Khojastehmehr, Fereshteh; Filz, Günther H.: Parametric thinking for decision-making in elastic gridshell design.
    The 2022 Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures & The 13th Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS/APCS 2022), Peking, 2022-09-21 (Online). (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Ruan, Gengmu Co-author(s): Filz, Günther H.; Fink, Gerhard: Planar rectangular, slide-in reciprocal frame structures using salvaged timber and wooden nails.
    The 2022 Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures & The 13th Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS/APCS 2022), Peking, 2022-09-20 (Online). (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H. Co-author(s): Elmas, Serenay; Markou, Athanasios A.: The structural geometry of a beam element from 4 torqued strips.
    5th International Conference on Structures & Architecture (ICSA2022), Aalborg, 2022-07-08. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.; Kumric, Ines Co-author(s): Kumric, Ines; Razenj, Vladimir: Surface approximation/population by self-locking, bending active modules from coupled straight and curved line z-folded elements.
    IASS 2016 Tokyo: International Symposium Spatial Structures in the 21st century, Tokyo, 2016-09-29. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Maleczek, Rupert Co-author(s): Filz, Günther; Scheiber, Christian; Heimrath, Moritz; Preisinger, Clemens: Curved Folded Cone Assemblies.
    IASS 2016 Tokyo: International Symposium Spatial Structures in the 21st century, Tokyo, 2016-09-27. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H. Co-author(s): Kainzwaldner, Stefan: From 3-point-constellations to selforganizingly folded/bent spatial configurations.
    Design Modelling Symposium Copenhagen "Modelling Behaviour", Kopenhagen, 2015-10-01. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H. Co-author(s): Kumric, Ines: "Z-Snap-Pavilion" - Zip assembled, bending active pavilion by coupled straight and curved line folding.
    International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium 2015 (IASS 2015): Amsterdam Future Visions, Amsterdam, 2015-08-19. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H. Co-author(s): Kainzwaldner, Stefan: Freedoms & limits in the arrangement of 3 point constellation on planar sheet elements, generating spatial, selforganized folded/bent forms.
    International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium 2015 (IASS 2015): Amsterdam Future Visions, Amsterdam, 2015-08-18. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Klasz, Walter Co-author(s): Filz, Günther H.: A Cloud for Fresh Snow - Research Lab - a hybrid solution of minimal Surface prestressed by bending active boundary conditions forming a sperical tetrahedron.
    International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium 2015 (IASS 2015): Amsterdam Future Visions, Amsterdam, 2015-08-18. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H. Co-author(s): Naicu, Dragos I.: "2 Landscapes" - interaction of 2 gridshells based on a modivied Stewart-Gough-principle.
    IASS 2015 Tokyo, IASS WORKING GROUPS 12 + 18 Joint International Colloquium on Bio-based and Bio-inspired Environmentally Compatible Structures, Tokyo, 2015-04-11. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H. Co-author(s): Kainzwaldner, Stefan: Between Bending and Folding - buckling from plane to object by 3 predefined points.
    VI. Latin-American Symposium on Tension Structures (IASS-SLTE 2014), Brasilia, 2014-09-18. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H. Co-author(s): Schiefer, Simon: Forms from selfinterlocking, planar panelized catenoids – freedoms & limits.
    VI. Latin-American Symposium on Tension Structures (IASS-SLTE 2014), Brasilia, 2014-09-15. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Grasser, Georg; Filz, Günther H. Co-author(s): Maleczek, Rupert: Selforganised folding with gravity and friction as guiding concept.
    6OSME - 6th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education, Tokyo, 2014-08-13. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Rapid assembly of planar quadrangular, selfinterlocking modules to anticlastically curved forms.
    MARAS 2014: 4th International Conference on Mobile, Adaptable and Rapidly Assembled Structures, Ostend, 2014-06-12. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Combined Self-Organising Systems for Spatial Net Structures.
    4th Design Modelling Symposium Berlin “Rethinking Prototyping”, Berlin, 2013-10-02. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Minimal-Surface-T-Connections in Architecture.
    The 2nd International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA 2013), Guimaraes, 2013-07-26.

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H. Co-author(s): Schiefer, Simon; Stecher, Thomas: Surface- and Mesh-based Approaches towards a Materialization of Architectural Catenoids.
    The 2nd International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA 2013), Guimaraes, 2013-07-26.

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: cut.enoid.tower.
    Tensinet Symposium 2013 - [RE]THINKING Lightweight Structures, Istanbul, 2013-05-09. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Virtual and Physical Soft Spaces from Catenoids.
    IASS-APCS Symposium 2012: From Spatial Structures to Space Structures, Seoul, 2012-05-21. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther: soft.spaces_new Strategies for membrane architecture.
    International Conference on Textile Composites an Inflatable Structures (Membranes 2011), Barcelona, 2011-10-06. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther: minimal is maximal_soft spaces.
    "Taller, Longer, Lighter. Meeting Growing Demand with Limited Resources", 2011 IABSE-IASS Symposium, London, 2011-09-22. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther: Soft.Spaces.
    IV Simposio Latinoamericano de Tensoestructuras, Montevideo, 2011-04-06.

Session Chairperson / Discussant
  • Filz, Günther H.; Llorens Duran, Josep Ignasi: Organizer and Chair of Session "IS02 - Detailing - Case Studies - Installation Process".
    XI International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures (STRUCTURAL MEMBRANES 2023), Valencia, 2023-10-02. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Chair of Keynote / Plenary Lecture.
    Forum Wood Building Nordic: MORE – Mobilizing Our Resources Efficiently, Helsinki, 2022-09-30. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Chair of Session "MORE success through digitalisation".
    Forum Wood Building Nordic: MORE – Mobilizing Our Resources Efficiently, Helsinki, 2022-09-29. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Elmas Serenay: Chair of Session "Structures as Architecture 01".
    ATUT 2021 The 13th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research in Finland, Espoo, 2021-10-22. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Chair of Session "Structures as Architecture 02".
    ATUT 2021 The 13th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research in Finland, Espoo, 2021-10-20. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Chair and Panel Discussion: Research and Education in Membrane Structures.
    International Membrane Symposium, Dessau, 2015-03-21. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Beitrag als Chairperson und Diskussionsleiter.
    form - rule | rule - form 2015, Innsbruck, 2015-01-16. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther; Maleczek, Rupert: Workshop-Leitung "From Basic Research to Scripting in Architecture".
    2nd International Conference on Architecture and Structure, Teheran, 2011-05-17.

Lecture at Expert Conference
  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.; Klasz, Walter: „Leichter als Neuschnee“ - Grundlagenforschung und Case Studies der unit koge.
    Neuschneesymposium, Obergurgl, 2014-11-13. (Web link)

Poster Presentation
  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther: soft.spaces_analog and digital approaches to membrane architecture on the example of corner solutions.
    Design Modelling Symposium Berlin "Complexity and Responsibility – Computational Processes and the Physical Production of Space", Berlin, 2011-10-11. (Web link)

Guest Lectures

Guest Lecture
  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: Revitalize! Critical Thoughts on Sustainability and Reuse of Built Environment.
    Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, 2023-05-11.

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: SALVAӘƎ - melting glaciers, sustainable volcanoes and salvaged wood.
    Aalto-yliopisto / Aalto University / Aalto-Universität, Espoo, 2022-05-10.

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: DNS - Design, Nature, Structure.
    Aalto-yliopisto / Aalto University / Aalto-Universität, Espoo, 2017-03-14.

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther H.: How to PhD - Another useless manual.
    Universität Innsbruck - Fakultät für Architektur, Innsbruck, 2013-10-16. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther: Minimal surfaces.
    Hochschule Anhalt, Köthen, 2010-03-09.

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther: Minimal Surfaces in Architecture.
    Hochschule Anhalt, Dessau, 2010-03-09.

  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther: Minimal surfaces - Fundamentals for Conceptual Design.
    Hochschule Anhalt, Köthen, 2009-03-06.

Lecture at Appointment Procedure
  • Filz, Günther H.: Form Matters and Why Form matters in fat-free Design.
    Aalto-yliopisto / Aalto University / Aalto-Universität, Espoo, 2018-01-31 (Online).

  • Filz, Günther H.: Structure as Architecture.
    Aalto-yliopisto / Aalto University / Aalto-Universität, Espoo, 2016-10-12.

  • Filz, Günther H.: Fishing for Form.
    Universität Innsbruck, Innsbruck, 2015-11-11.

Individual Lectures (professional development / knowledge transfer)

Lecture (Knowledge Transfer / Further Education)
  • Lecturer(s): Filz, Günther; Flach, Michael: "Grundlagen des Holzbaus", Workshop.
    Experimentalgelände Cantercel, La Vacquerie Saint-Martin-de-Castries, 2003-05-15 - 2003-05-21.

Presentations for the general public

Public Lecture
  • Filz, Günther H.: Intersecting Legacies: Exploring the Artistic Dialogue Between Constantin Brâncuși and Alvar Aalto.
    Embassy of Romania in the Republic of Finland, Helsinki, 2023-11-16.

  • Filz, Günther H.: Beyond the Scale - A Guide to "The Nature of Form".
    The Nature of Form - Properties of Imagination, Festung Franzensfeste, 2016-12-02. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther: Soft.Spaces - Leben mit Membranen.
    Lange Nacht der Forschung, Innsbruck, 2009-11-07.



Organisation of Events

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of Scientific Committee, 4th International Conference on Architecture, Technology and Innovation (ATI) 2024, Yaşar University, İzmir, Türkei, 2024-10-03 - 2024-10-04. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of Scientific Committee, 6th International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA2025)., Antwerp, Belgien, 2025-07-08 - 2025-07-11. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of Scientific Committee, IASS Symposium 2023: Integration of Design and Fabrication, Melbourne, Australien, 2023-07-10 - 2023-07-14. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of Scientific Committee, sustainable structural design forum: resource, reuse, resilience, Delft, Niederlande, 2023-11-16. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of Scientific Committee, Innovative Structural Systems in Architecture 2023 (ISSA2023), Wroclaw, Polen, 2023-11-09 - 2023-11-10. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of the Scientific Committee, TENSINANTES2023: TensiNet Symposium 2023, Nantes, Frankreich, 2023-06-07 - 2023-06-09. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of the Scientific Committee, XI International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures (STRUCTURAL MEMBRANES 2023), Valencia, Spanien, 2023-10-02 - 2023-10-04. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of the Scientific Committee, Advances in Architectural Geometry (AAG 2023), Stuttgart, Deutschland, 2023-10-04 - 2023-10-07. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of the Scientific Committee, The 2022 Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures & The 13th Asian-Pacific Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS/APCS 2022), Peking, China, 2022-09-19 - 2022-09-22. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of the Scientific Committee, The Design Modelling Symposium Berlin 2022 - Towards Radical Regeneration, Berlin, Deutschland, 2022-09-26 - 2022-09-29. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Bjerregaard Jensen, Lotte; Bögle, Annette; Borucka, Justyna; Bratuškins, Uģis; Kaczorowska, Anna; Kamrowska-Załuska, Dorota; Kostrzewska, Małgorzata; Liias, Roode; Macikowski, Bartosz; Olsson, Karl-Gunner; Popova, Emiliya; PopovicLarsen, Olga; Puust, Raido; Treija, Sandra: Member of the Program Committee, From Craftsmanship through the Digital to a New Mindset for a High-Quality Baukultur, Copenhagen, Dänemark, 2022-06-28. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of Organizing Committee, Forum Wood Building Nordic: MORE – Mobilizing Our Resources Efficiently, Helsinki, Finnland, 2022-09-28 - 2022-09-30. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of the Scientific Committee, Forum Wood Building Nordic: MORE – Mobilizing Our Resources Efficiently, Helsinki, Finnland, 2022-09-28 - 2022-09-30. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of the Scientific Committee, ATUT 2021 The 13th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research in Finland, Espoo, Finnland, 2021-10-20 - 2021-10-22. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Savolainen, Panu; Lilius Johanna: Organizer, ATUT 2021 The 13th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research in Finland, Espoo, Finnland, 2021-10-20 - 2021-10-22. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of Scientific Committee, ICSA 2019, 4th International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-07-24 - 2019-07-26. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of the Scientific Committee, VIII International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures - Structural Membranes 2017, München, Deutschland, 2017-10-09 - 2017-10-11. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: The Nature of Form - Properties of Imagination (Festung Franzensfeste) (2016 - 2017). (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Organisation, form - rule | rule - form 2015, Innsbruck, Österreich, 2015-01-16 - 2015-01-17. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: "Vorplatzgestaltung Campus Technik" - Ideen und Konzepte (2015).

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of the Scientific Committee, The 3rd International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA 2016), Guimaraes, Portugal, 2016-07-27 - 2016-07-29. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of the Scientific Committee, Design Modelling Symposium Copenhagen "Modelling Behaviour", Kopenhagen, Dänemark, 2015-09-28 - 2015-10-02. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Organisation, form - rule | rule - form 2014, Innsbruck, Österreich, 2014-01-17 - 2014-01-18. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of the Scientific Committee, 4th Design Modelling Symposium Berlin “Rethinking Prototyping”, Berlin, Deutschland, 2013-09-27 - 2013-10-01. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: potenziale 2 im aut. architektur und tirol (2013).

  • Filz, Günther; Maleczek, Rupert: Organisation, form - rule | rule - form 2013, Innsbruck, Österreich, 2013-01-07 - 2013-01-12. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Husty, Manfred; Maleczek, Rupert; Schröcker, Hans-Peter; Pfurner, Martin; Schadlbauer, Josef; Weber, Matthias; WIbmer, Carina: Local Organizing Committee, The 16th International Conference on Geometry and Graphics (ICGG 2014), Innsbruck, Österreich, 2014-08-04 - 2014-08-08. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther; Maleczek, Rupert: Organisation, form - rule | rule - form, Innsbruck, Österreich, 2012-01-17 - 2012-01-18. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Greiner, Switbert: Works of ArtEngineering. Engineering Design of Unusual Lightweight Structures (2011).

  • Filz, Günther: "Best of 2005", Archiv für Baukunst (2005).



Professional Posts and Affiliations

  • Filz, Günther H.: Reviewer.
    Education Sciences, 2023-12-07 - 2023-12-31. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Reviewer.
    International Journal of Space Structures, London, 2023-03-03 - 2023-03-13. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Reviewer.
    Architecture, Structures and Construction, Amsterdam, 2023-01-24. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Reviewer.
    Aalto-yliopisto / Aalto University / Aalto-Universität, Espoo, 2023-01-18 - 2023-02-16. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Reviewer.
    Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering, Poca Raton, 2022-10-20. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Member of Panel and Jury "Extreme Architecture 2022".
    Yaşar University, Izmir, 2022-06-02. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Reviewer.
    Architecture, Structures and Construction, Amsterdam, 2022-01-01. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: External Reviewer and Member of Selection Committee.
    Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften München (HM), München, 2021-03-01 - 2021-12-08.

  • Filz, Günther H.: Reviewer.
    International Journal of Space Structures, London, 2021-01-01. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Reviewer.
    Wood Material Science & Engineering, London, 2019-01-01. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Reviewer.
    International Journal of Building, Urban, Interior and Landscape Technology (BUILT), Pathumthani, 2019-01-01. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Reviewer.
    Architectural Engineering and Design Management, Poca Raton, 2019-01-01. (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Mitglied im Beirat.
    Universität Innsbruck - Alpine Forschungsstelle Obergurgl, Obergurgl, 2016-03-01 on-going.

  • Filz, Günther H.: Experte zur Um- bzw. Neustrukturierung des Masterstudienganges "Membrane Structures" (Master of Engineering M.Eng.) zur Re-Akkreditierung Hochschule Anhalt, Fachbereich Architektur, Facility Management und Geoinformation.
    Hochschule Anhalt, Dessau, 2015-07-02 - 2015-07-04.

  • Filz, Günther H.: Co-Author of Proposal, Member of Management Committee and Participant/Representativ of Austria for "COST TU 1303 - Novel Structural Skins - Improving sustainability and efficiency through new structural textile materials and designs".
    COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology / Cooperation européenne dans le domaine de la recherche Scientifique et technique), Brüssel, 2013-11-05 - 2017-11-04.

  • Filz, Günther H.: Mitglied der Berufungskommission (in der Funktion Studiendekan) zur Stiftungsprofessur "Grundlagen des Hochbaus".
    Universität Innsbruck - Fakultät für Architektur, Innsbruck, 2013-09-14 - 2014-03-20.

  • Filz, Günther H.: Mitglied des Qualifizierungsbeirats.
    Universität Innsbruck - Fakultät für Architektur, Innsbruck, 2013-03-01 - 2017-02-28.

  • Filz, Günther H.: Mitglied der Curriculumskommission.
    Universität Innsbruck - Fakultät für Architektur, Innsbruck, 2010-10-02 - 2017-10-01.

  • Filz, Günther: Jurymitglied Wettbewerb "Weitgespannte Tragwerke. Intelligent konstruieren - leicht & nachhaltig bauen".
    Universität Innsbruck - Institut für Experimentelle Architektur, Innsbruck, 2010-03-16.



Academic Activities and Achievements

Doctoral Theses / Postdoctoral Qualifications

  • Filz, Günther: DAS WEICHE HAUS _ soft.spaces (2010).

Awards and Honours

  • Serenay, Elmas; Filz, Günther H.: Winning entry for the poster competition / exhibition, presenting the Zero Gravity Pavilion and its associated scientific publications (2022).

  • Flora, Andreas; Sommer, Gilbert; Filz, Günther: 1. Preis Wettbewerb Gemeindezentrum Mieders (2005).

  • Filz, Günther: "Altes Gericht", Geladener Wettbewerb für Architekturbüro Miess (2000).

  • Filz, Günther: "Gemeindeamt Mieders", Geladener Wettbewerb in Zusammenarbeit mit Architekturbüro Miess (2000).



Other Scientific or Artistic Activities

Artistic Exhibition
  • Elmas, Serenay; Filz, Günther H.; Markou, Athanasios A.: 20x4 TWIST (2023). (Web link)

  • Ruan, Gengmu; Filz, Günther H.: 輪迴 Reincarnation (2023).

  • Ruan, Gengmu; Filz, Günther H.; Fink, Gerhard: Designs for a Cooler Planet / Structuring irregularity: Waste as the driving force of design (2023). (Web link)

  • Ruan, Gengmu; Filz, Günther H.; Fink, Gerhard: Structuring irregularity: Waste as the driving force of design (2023). (Web link)

  • Ruan, Gengmu; Filz, Günther H.; Fink, Gerhard: SALVAӘƎ: sustainable use of salvaged wood (2022). (Web link)

  • Ruan, Gengmu; Filz, Günther H.; Fink, Gerhard: Timber-Only Structures and Architecture: An experiment using salvaged timber and wooden nails only (2022). (Web link)

  • Peltonen, Kirsi; Luotoniemi, T.; Isoniemi, L.; Filz, Günther H.; Skyttä, P.; Holste, M.; Rodriguez Chavez, M.; Sevele, L.: Collineation Grounds (2021). (Web link)

  • Maleczek, Rupert; Scheiber, Christian; Filz, Günther; Heimrath, Moritz; Preisinger, Clemens: The Nature of Form mit Ausstellungsbeitrag Surface to Form (2016 - 2017).

  • Filz, Günther H.: Structural Origami (2016).

  • Maleczek, Rupert; Scheiber, Christian; Filz, Günther; Heimrath, Moritz; Preisinger, Clemens: Structural Origami mit dem Beitrag Surface to Form (2016).

  • Filz, Günther H.: cut.enoid.tower bei der Design- und Erfindermesse, Innsbruck (2012).

  • Filz, Günther H.: cut.enoid.tower bei der Herbstmesse Innsbruck (2012).

  • Filz, Günther H.: cut.enoid.tower Präsentation im Rahmen von Junge Talente Tirol, Innsbruck (2012).

  • Schaur, Eda; Filz, Günther; Hallama, Doris; Hartmann, Manuel; Mössmer, Gerhard; Ötsch, Silke: Ausstellungsbeiträge zu "Genius Loci, Vermessungen zur Architektur und Tirol" (2007).

  • Schaur, Eda; Filz, Günther: "Wundersamer Wolken Würfel", Ausstellungsbeitrag im Rahmen der Premierentage 2005 (2005). (Web link)

  • Schaur, Eda; Filz, Günther: "Wundersamer Wolken Würfel", Ausstellungsbeitrag im Rahmen der Ziviltechnikertagung 2005 (2005).

  • Schaur, Eda; Filz, Günther; Jenewein, David; Mössmer, Gerhard; Sommer, Gilbert: Ausstellung und Präsentation von Entwurfsprojekten zur Universiade Seefeld (2004).

  • Schaur, Eda; Filz, Günther; Jenewein, David; Mössmer, Gerhard; Sack, Florentine; Sommer, Gilbert: "'Mieders'. Mieders als Gegenstand von Entwurfs- und Projektstudien", Gemeindezentrum Mieders (2003).

  • Schaur, Eda; Filz, Günther; Jenewein, David; Mössmer, Gerhard; Sommer, Gilbert: "Potenziale 2003", Ausstellungsbeiträge und interaktive Präsentation (2003).

Other Scientific Activity
  • Ruan, Gengmu; Filz, Günther H.: DaVinci`s Bridge from Salvaged Timber (2023).

  • Filz, Günther H.: Nominierung zum Holzbaupreis Tirol 2015 - "2Landscapes" (2014 - 2015). (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.; Schiefer, Simon: Nominierung zum Holzbaupreis Tirol 2015 - "Leaning Walls" (2014 - 2015). (Web link)

Other Artistic Activity
  • Saleh Tabari, Mohammad Hassan; Hetzenauer, Michael; Khojastehmehr, Fereshteh; Filz, Günther H.: Virtual Spain is a collage of the four cities of Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid, and Zaragoza. It is based on our 2023 excursion overlaying these cities where the visitor can either teleport or walk in between to virtually explore each city. (2023). (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: Wettbewerb "Informationspavillon Alpenzoo" (2016).

  • Filz, Günther H.; Baumgartner, Laurenz; Eckmann, Isabel: pro:Holz Studenttrophy 2016, StadtHOCHSITZ [Graz] (2016).

  • Filz, Günther H.: "Loops", Prototyp zur Untersuchung biegeaktiver Strukturen aus linearen Elementen, umgesetzt im Rahmen forschungsgeleiteter Lehre (2014).

  • Filz, Günther H.: "Pringles", Umsetzung eines Pavillons aus einer Kombination von biegeaktiven Elementen und Minimalflächen (2014).

  • Filz, Günther H.: "TwoDtoThreeD", Prototyp zur Untersuchung biegeaktiver Strukturen aus planaren Flächenelementen ohne Verschnitt, experimenteller Versuchsbau umgesetzt im Rahmen forschungsgeleiteter Lehre (2014). (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther H.: "2Landscapes", Doublelayer Gridshell interlocked by invers Stewart-Gough-principle, prototype showing interlocking and kinetic qualities (2014).

  • Filz, Günther H.; Huber, Christoph; Waldmüller, Georg: "soundpavilion - BONANZA OPEN AIR", Realisierung eines räumlich gekrümmten "soundpavilion", konstruiert aus biegeaktiven, identen Modulen; umgesetzt im Rahmen forschungsgeleiteter Lehre für das BONANZA OPEN AIR-Festival (2014).

  • Filz, Günther H.; Kainzwaldner, Stefan: "SerlesCurl", Prototyp einer kinetischen bzw. kinematischen Konstruktion im Bereich des Biegens bzw. Faltens, umgesetzt im Rahmen der Diplomarbeit von Stefan Kainzwaldner (2014).

  • Filz, Günther H.; Schiefer, Simon: "Leaning Walls", Prototyp als „proof of concept“ zur Realisierung räumlich gekrümmter, konstruktiv effizienter Formen aus planaren, viereckigen, sich selbst sperrenden Modulen aus Holzwerkstoffen, umgesetzt im Rahmen der Diplomarbeit von Simon Schiefer (2014).

  • Filz, Günther H.; Dieringer, Falko: Creating the Cloud / Clusterproposal for Smart Geometry (SG) 2013 constructing for uncertainty, London, Bartlett, UK (2013).

  • Filz, Günther H.: cut.enoid.tower - Realisierung einer kreativen, temporären Skulptur mit komplex geometrischem und konstruktivem Hintergrund (2012).

  • Filz, Günther H.; Maleczek, Rupert: "Tensile Clouds", Clusterproposal for Smart Geometry (SG) 2012 material intensities, Troy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA (2012).

  • Filz, Günther: Teilnahme am Wetttbewerb "Tower in Gothic Quarter, Barcelona 2011, Bohemian Hostel for Backpackers" (2011).

  • Filz, Günther H.: Teilnahme am 11. Internationalen Studentenwettbewerb "Textile Strukturen für neues Bauen" im Rahmen der Lehrveranstaltung "Methoden des Leichtbaus" WS 2010/2011 (2011).

  • Filz, Günther: Teilnahme am Internationalen Architekturwettbewerb "Ideenwettbewerb Seenanlagen" in Zusammenarbeit mit der Marktgemeinde Diessen am Ammersee, Betreuung von Entwurfsarbeiten im Rahmen eines Entwurfsprojekts (2008).

  • Filz, Günther: Teilnahme am Internationalen Architekturwettbewerb "Chichen Itza 2007", Betreuung von Entwurfsarbeiten im Rahmen eines Entwurfsprojekts (2007 - 2008). (Web link)

  • Filz, Günther: Teilnahme am Internationalen Architekturwettbewerb "Schindler Award 2006" in Paris, Betreuung von Entwurfsarbeiten im Rahmen eines Entwurfsprojekts (2006).

  • Filz, Günther: Teilnahme am Internationalen Architekturwettbewerb "windscape", Betreuung von Entwurfsarbeiten im Rahmen eines Entwurfsprojekts (2005).

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