Paul Denz

Paul Denz

PAUL-ROUVEN DENZ studied architecture and urban planning at the University of Stuttgart and the E.T.S.A. Madrid with a focus on “resource-efficient construction“ and “building construction”. Mr. Denz has gained a wide range of experience during showcase building and research projects on sustainability in Germany and abroad. He also successfully participated in architectural and innovation competitions. Paul-Rouven Denz worked among others at Foster & Partners (London), Werner Sobek (Stuttgart), Fraunhofer IAO (Stuttgart), IBK2 (University of Stuttgart), Gutierrez-delaFuente Arquitectos (Madrid) and ATOL architects (Shanghai). At Priedemann Facade-Lab Mr. Denz focuses as Head of R&D on research on new façade technologies, materials, systems and planning processes. Since 2017 Paul-Rouven Denz is also a PhD guest researcher at TU Delft, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, investigating Smart Textile Skin solutions for material and energy efficient building envelopes.

Title of Presentation:
The ACT-Facade - simple intelligence beats over-engineering

Key Words:

  • Internal sun-shading for fully glazed high- and low-rise buildings; case study review
  • Energy and cost effective refurbishment of mid-century office buildings; as awarded by Metals in Construction Design Challenge
  • Latest system iterations and certified test results; VERU building at Fraunhofer IBP