On January 19, the DETAIL Prize 2011 was presented in Schloss Nymphenburg in Munich during the festive DETAIL Gala. The international prize is awarded for outstanding architecture every two years by DETAIL in cooperation with the BAU tradeshow.
The project group “Research Pavilion ICD/ITKE” of the ICD and ITKE institutes of the University of Stuttgart was awarded the Special Prize for Students for the project Forschungspavillon. The elegant pavilion with its light and at the same time room-dividing supporting structure of bent plywood shows novel possibilities of applying and processing the material wood. Computer-aided design possibilities are tested and the potential of parametric building researched by students.