Savov, Anton; Winkler, Roger; Tessmann, Oliver

Encoding Architectural Designs as Iso-surface Tilesets for Participatory Sculpting of Massing Models Inproceedings

Gengnagel, Christoph; Baverel, Olivier; Burry, Jane; Ramsgaard Thomsen, Mette ; Weinzierl, Stefan (Ed.): Impact: Design With All Senses, pp. 199–213, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2020, ISBN: 978-3-030-29829-6.

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Tessmann, Oliver; Mehdizadeh, Samim

Rotoform - Realization of Hollow Construction Elements Through Roto-Forming with Hyper-Elastic Membrane Formwork Miscellaneous


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Betti, Giovanni; Aziz, Saqib; Rossi, Andrea; Tessmann, Oliver

Communication Landscapes Inproceedings

Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design, pp. 74–84, Springer, 2018.

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Savov, Anton; Tessmann, Oliver

Introduction to Playable Voxel-Shape Grammars Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), pp. 534–543, Cambridge, 2017.

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Andrea Rossi, Oliver Tessmann

Geometry as Assembly Inproceedings

Gargaro, Gianluigi Loffreda Gabriele Novembri Armando Trento} Stefano Cursi {Antonio Fioravanti Salma Elahmar Silvia (Ed.): eCAADe Conference | Sharing of Computable Knowledge, pp. 9, eCAADe (Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe) and Dep. of Civil, Building and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering, SapienzaUniversity of Rome, Rome, 2017, ISBN: 9789491207136, 978-94-91207-13-6.


Rossi, Andrea; Tessmann, Oliver

Collaborative Assembly of Digital Materials Miscellaneous



Rossi, Andrea; Tessmann, Oliver

Aggregated Structures: Approximating Topology Optimized Material Distribution with Discrete Building Blocks Journal Article

Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia, 2017 (23), pp. 1–10, 2017.

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Rossi, Andrea; Tessmann, Oliver

Designing with Digital Materials: A Computational Framework for Discrete Assembly Design Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 22nd CAADRIA Conference—Short Papers, pp. 37–42, 2017.



Savov, Anton; Tessmann, Oliver; Nielsen, Stig Anton

Sensitive Assembly: Gamifying the design and assembly of facade wall prototypes Journal Article

International Journal of Architectural Computing, 14 (1), pp. 30–48, 2016, ISSN: 1478-0771.

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Tessmann, Oliver; Savov, Anton

Module and Jointing Miscellaneous


Savov, Anton; Buckton, Ben; Tessmann, Oliver

20,000 Blocks: Can gameplay be used to guide non-expert groups in creating architecture? Inproceedings

ACADIA 2016: POSTHUMAN FRONTIERS: Data, Designers, and Cognitive Machines [Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA)], pp. 24–33, Ann Arbor, 2016, ISBN: 978-0-692-77095-5.

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Tessmann, Oliver; Rumpf, Moritz; Eisenbach, Philipp; Grohmann, Manfred; Aikas, Topi

Negotiate My Force Flow Designing With Dynamic Concrete Formwork Inproceedings

34th eCAADe Conference (eCAADe), AUG 24-26, 2016, Univ Oulu, Oulu Sch Architecture, Oulu, FINLAND, pp. 93–102, ECAADE-EDUCATION & RESEARCH COMPUTER AIDED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN EUROPE, 2016.

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Tessmann, Oliver

Topological Interlocking Assemblies Inproceedings

Achten, Henri; č, Jiří Pavli; Hulín, Jaroslav; ě, Dana Mat (Ed.): 30th International Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe, pp. 12–14, 2013.


Tessmann, Oliver

Interlocking Manifold Kinematically Constrained Multi-material Systems Incollection

Advances in Architectural Geometry 2012, pp. 269–278, Springer, 2013.

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Tessmann, Oliver; Becker, Mirco

Extremely heavy and incredibly light: performative assemblies in dynamic environments Inproceedings

Stouffs, Rudi; Patrick, Janssen; Roudavski, Stanilav; Tuncer, Bige (Ed.): 18th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia: Open Systems, CAADRIA 2013; Singapore; Singapore; 15 May 2013 through 18 May 2013, pp. 469–478, The Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA), Hong Kong, and Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture (CASA), Department of Architecture, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore, Singapor, Singapore, 2013, ISBN: 978-988-19026-4-1.

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Weilandt, Agnes; Tessmann, Oliver

From Structural Purity to Site Specificity: New Canopies for the Entrance Gates of the Messe Frankfurt Inproceedings

Design Modelling Symposium Berlin 28/09-2/10/2013, pp. 91–102, 2013.



Tessmann, Oliver; Bollinger, Klaus; Manfred, Grohmann; Mark, Fahlbusch; Markus, Schein

The Sphere–generate, calculate, fabricate Incollection

Ruairi, Glynn; Sheil, Bob (Ed.): Fabricate, pp. 192–195, Riverside Architectural Press, 2011.


Grohmann, Manfred; Tessmann, Oliver

Geometry, topology, materiality: The structural parameters in a collaborative design approach Journal Article

Distributed Intelligence In Design, pp. 252, 2011, ISBN: 1444392387.



Bollinger, Klaus; Grohmann, Manfred; Tessmann, Oliver

The Sphere Project—Negotiate geometrical representations from design to production Journal Article

Advances in Architectural Geometry 2010, pp. 103–111, 2010.


Bollinger, Klaus; Grohmann, Manfred; Tessmann, Oliver

Structured becoming: evolutionary processes in design engineering Journal Article

Architectural Design, 80 (4), pp. 34–39, 2010, ISBN: 1554-2769.



Tessmann, Oliver; Bollinger, Klaus; Grohmann, Manfred

On Shells, Structural Landscapes and Performative Geometry Journal Article




Bollinger, Klaus; Grohmann, Manfred; Tessman, Oliver

Form, Force, Performance: Multi‐Parametric Structural Design Journal Article

Architectural Design, 78 (2), pp. 20–25, 2008, ISBN: 1554-2769.


Schein, Markus; Tessmann, Oliver

Structural analysis as driver in surface-based design approaches Journal Article

International Journal of Architectural Computing, 6 (1), pp. 19–39, 2008, ISBN: 1478-0771.

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Grohmann, Manfred; Tessmann, Oliver

2 Algorithmic design optimization Journal Article

Virtual Futures for Design, Construction and Procurement, pp. 21, 2008, ISBN: 1405170247.


Grohmann, Manfred; Tessmann, Oliver; Zimmermann, Gregor; Schein, Markus

In:ex:terior structures: Entwurf eines UHPC-Pavillon Book

Book on Demand, 2007.

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Tessmann, Oliver; Mirco, Becker; Fromm, Asko

A design approach integrating architectural design with engineering by using programming as an adaptive tool Inproceedings

AEC2005, pp. 73–80, SOON, 2005.

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