General Information

blank Benjamin Felbrich

Schwarenbergstraße 143
70184 Stuttgart

Phone: +4917680713704

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Professional Experience

10/2014 - present Research Associate & PhD Candidate
Institute for Computational Design - Universität Stuttgart
Investigations within the framework of the Collective Research Centre "Biological Design and Integrative Structures" (Transregio 141)

10/2013 - 01/2014 Extracurricular Faculty in the Workshop "Lessons in Parametric Design", TU Dresden

11/2012 - 04/2013 Professional Internship at "Behnisch Architekten" Stuttgart
Consigned to Facade Design in a large-scale Commercial Complex

07/2012 - 10/2012 Faculty for the elective course "Digital Screwdriver - Parametric Modelling in Rhino and Grasshopper"
Center of Environmental Planning and Technology - Ahmedabad, India

11/2011 - 10/2012 Professional Internship at "Vastu Shilpa Consultants", Ahmedabad, India
Under the guidance of Aga-Khan Award Laureate and Pritzker Prize Juror B.V. Doshi
Appointed as Project Architect for the "Smriti Van Earthquake Memorial Museum"

07/2010 - 07/2011 Appointments as Student aide at "Planungsteam Freital GmbH" and "LoeWo Bau GmbH" in Radebeul and Dresden, Germany

05/2008 - 12/2008 Primarily Responsible Organiser of the Student Events "ArchitektenTaufe08" and "Studenten Single Party" with a five-figure turnover

02/2008 - 10/2008 Internship on the Construction Site at "Koschmieder Bau GmbH" in Dresden, Germany

since 2005 various part time jobs such as: Roofer, Tourist Guide, Care Worker for Children with Autism, Bartender, Waiter etc.


02/2014 Graduation as a Diplom-Ingenieur Architektur at Technische Universität Dresden (Mark: 1.7 eqv. A- / B+)

Theoretical Diploma Thesis entitled "Bionics in Architecture - Experiments with Multi-Agent Systems in Irregular Folded Structure" (Mark: 1.2 eqv. A)

submitted at:
Department of Architecture - Chair of Knowledge Architecture:
Jun. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Rainer Nönnig
Tutor: Sebastian Wiesenhütter

co-mentored by:
Department of Mathematics - Institute of Geometry
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Daniel Lordick

TU Dresden

Publication of this work in the proceedings of:
"16th International Conference on Geometry and Graphics" 2014 in Innsbruck, Austria
"18th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems" 2014 in Gydnia, Poland

01/2011 - 02/2011 Successful Participation in the "International Baikal Winter University of Urban Planning Design" 2011 in Irkutsk, Russia
3rd prize in the corresponding competition on urban development. Funding through "Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer der TU Dresden"

09/2009 Completion of intermediate examination with palmary grades in structural design and construction theory

10/2007 - 03/2014 Architectural Studies at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

10/2006 - 10/2007 Physics Studies at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

07/2005 Abitur (eqv. high school diploma) at "Albert-Schweitzer-Gymnasium", Limbach-Oberfrohna, Germany
Majors: Mathematics and Physics

born March 30th 1987 in Chemnitz, Germany



German - mother tongue
English - fluent (C1 level)

Software Skills CAD 2D & 3D:

Rhinoceros & Grasshopper (excellent)
ArchiCAD (professional)
AutoCAD (advanced)
3D Studio Max (advanced)
Revit (beginner)
Vectorworks (beginner)

Visualisation & Layout:

Adobe Photoshop (professional)
Adobe InDesign (professional)
Adobe Illustrator (advanced)
Adobe Flash Pro (advanced)
Adobe Dreamweaver (advanced)
Adobe Premiere (beginner)
Microsoft Office


constantly growing knowledge of
ActionScript 3.0
Microsoft Visual Studio

Interests Certain interest in coding and optimization, geometry and mathematics
I love to travel the world and get inspiration from various cultures.

"You must enjoy." - B.V. Doshi