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Prof. Dr.


Prof. Dr. Volker Helm


Volker Helm completed his studies in architecture at the University of Siegen (Germany), before specialising in CAAD as a Master of Advanced Studies under the Chair of Professor Ludger Hovestadt at ETH Zurich. His studies focused on computer-aided architectural design and automated production. He also worked for six years at Herzog & de Meuron in Basel, with a focus on the development, programming and realisation of complex geometries. From 2010-2017 he was a researcher at the Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication at ETH Zurich. In addition, in 2016 he was a postdoc at the NCCR Digital Fabrication. In 2015 he completed his doctoral thesis with the focus on robot-based construction processes on site.

Role in the NCCR Digital Fabrication

Alumni: Postdoctoral Researcher

Current position

Professor for Digital Methods in Architecture at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Dortmund

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