BK-wood is a platform to share wood architecture knowledge, design, research and resources. We are sharing the ethos of wood and its ability to shape the built environment, provoke us to think about our natural resources and inspire us in new forms.
Who we are
Initiator | Gilbert Koskamp
Koskamp was raised in Switzerland where he studied technical engineering and architecture, worked as an architect in Sant Gallen Area, Switzerland and has been located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands since 1995. He is currently founder and partner of Ssse | OvO associates architects in Amsterdam as well Lecturer at TU Delft / Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment and is a staff member at the chair of Design of Construction within the Department of Architectural Engineering and Technology. He is researching in Design of Timber Construction.
In Collaboration | Pierre Jennen
Jennen received his Bachelors and Masters degree at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of the TU Delft and is a staff member at the chair of Design of Construction within the Department of Architectural Engineering and Technology at TU Delft. He is also co-founder and partner of Ssse | OvO associates architects.
Support | Ulrich Knaack
Knaack finished his architecture study and PhD in the area of structural glass in Aachen worked as an architect and now holds the facade-technology chair at TU Darmstadt / Germany and Design of Construction chair at TU Delft / The Netherlands. He is the lead coordinator and part of the FacadeWorld platform team.
In Collaboration | Max Salzberger
Max is a member of the research staff at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, where he teaches digital planning and construction. He has specialised in digital production from early in his professional life, dating back to his apprenticeship as a woodworker. Max also teaches digital manufacturing at the chamber of crafts in Cologne, and is a founding member of Atelier SLOW in Cologne. He has put numerous projects into practice, from experimental structures to interiors and residential architecture. He is currently a PhD Student at the Department of Architectural Engineering and Technology at TU Delft. In his research, he investigates the transfer of craft-based techniques utilising the material properties of timber for the design, manufacturing and assembly of timber joints from hand- into information-tool-technology
Website footprint, content creation and Touching Cellulose event logistics | Sarah Hoogenboom, Gilbert Koskamp, Jun Wen Loo and Felipe Lopez
Suggestions or networking opportunities
Gilbert Koskamp at G.Koskamp@tudelft.nl