Publications

2019

Bielik, M., Koenig, R., Fuchkina, E., Schneider, S., & Abdulmalik, A. (2019). Evolving configurational properties - Simulating multiplier effects between land use and movement patterns. 12th Space Syntax Symposium, Beijing, China, 279:1 - 279:19.

Bielik, M., Schneider, S., Kuliga, S., Griego, D., Ojha, V., Koenig, R., Schmitt, G. & Donath, D. (2019). Examining Trade-Offs between Social, Psychological, and Energy Potential of Urban Form. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 8(2), 52.

Düring, S., Sluka, A., Vesely, O., & Koenig, R. (2019). Applied Spatial Accessibility Analysis for Urban Design: An integrated graph-gravity model implemented in Grasshopper. Proceedings of the 37th eCAADe and 23rd SIGraDi Conference - Volume 3, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 333–342.

Fink, T., & Koenig, R. (2019). Digital Integrative Urban Planning. In E. Naboni & L. Havinga (Eds.), Regenerative Design in Digital Practice: A Handbook for the Built Environment, Bolzano, Italy: Eurac, 207–215.

Fink, T., & Koenig, R. (2019). Integrated Parametric Urban Design in Grasshopper / Rhinoceros 3D: Demonstrated on a Master Plan in Vienna. In J. Sousa, J. Xavier, & G. Castro Henriques (Eds.), eCAADe 37 / SIGraDi 23, Porto, Portugal, 313–322.

Knecht, K., Stefanescu, D. A., & Koenig, R. (2017). Integrating citizen knowledge and expert design in computational urban. Proceedings of the 37th eCAADe and 23rd SIGraDi Conference - Volume 1, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 785–794.

Koenig, R. & Schneider, S. (2019) Evaluation of systems for video-based online teaching - Create your own MOOC or SPOC, Proceedings of the 37th eCAADe and 23rd SIGraDi Conference - Volume 1, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 109-116.

Krug, J. L., Schneider, S. & Oliveira, V. (2019) Quantifying Urban Growth - Confronting Planned and Actual Street Network Growth in Porto, Portugal. 12th Space Syntax Symposium, Beijing, China, 229:1 - 279:19.

Lee, S., Koenig, R., & Petzold, F. (2019). Computational Support for Interactive Exploration of Urban Design Variants. In J.-H. Lee (Ed.), CAADFutures 19, Daejeon, Korea, 259–273.

Morschek, J.; Koenig, R.; and Schneider, S. (2019) An integrated urban planning and simulation method to enforce spatial resilience towards flooding hazards. Symposium on Simulation for Architecure and Urban Design (SimAUD), Atlanta, USA, 1–8.

Schneider, S. (2019) Next Level: Digitalisierung und Bauhaus – Interview mit David Kasparek. der architekt, 2019 (1), 58-64.

 

2018

Abdulmawla, A., Schneider, S., Bielik, M. & Koenig, R. (2018) Integrated Data Analysis for Parametric Design Environment - mineR: a Grasshopper plugin based on R. 36th Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe) - Computing for a better tomorrow, Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland, 319–326.

Baron, N. & Cherenet, Z. (2018) Perceptions and pathways of resilience in Addis Ababa, International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation. Vol. 36 No. 4, pp. 337-352. doi.org/10.1108/IJBPA-02-2018-0014.

Bielik, M., Koenig, R., Schneider, S., & Varoudis, T. (2018). Measuring the Impact of Street Network Configuration on the Accessibility to People and Walking Attractors. Networks and Spatial Economics. 18 (3), 657-676.

Dennemark, M., Aicher, A., Schneider, S. & Hailu, T. (2018) Generative Hydrology Network Analysis - A parametric approach to water infrastructure based urban planning. 36th Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe) - Volume 2, Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland, 327-334.

Fuchkina, E., Schneider, S., Bertel, S. and Osintseva, I. (2018) Design Space Exploration Framework - A modular approach to flexibly explore large sets of design variants of parametric models within a single environment. Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe) - Volume 2, Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland, 367-376.

Koenig, R., Bielik, M., & Schneider, S. (2018). System Dynamics for Modeling Metabolism Mechanisms for Urban Planning. Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD 2018). Delft, Netherlands.

Koenig, R. (2018). Artificial Intelligence for a sustainable future urban development. Indian Architect & Builder, (November), 34–36.

Konieva, K., Knecht, K., Osintseva, I., Vesely, O., & Koenig, R. (2018). Parametric assistance for complex urban planning processes: Three examples from Africa and South-East Asia. In Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urbanization (ACEU) Conference. Singapore.

Miao, Y., Koenig, R., Knecht, K., Konieva, K., Buš, P., & Chang, M.-C. (2018). Computational urban design prototyping: Interactive planning synthesis methods—a case study in Cape Town. International Journal of Architectural Computing, 16(3), 212–226.

Ojha, V. K., Griego, D., Kuliga, S., Bielik, M., Schaeben, C., Treyer, L., … Schmitt, G. (2018). Machine learning approaches to understand the influence of urban environments on human’s physiological response. Information Sciences, 474, 154–169.

von Richthofen, A., Knecht, K., Miao, Y., & Koenig, R. (2018). The ‘Urban Elements’ method for teaching parametric urban design to professionals. Frontiers of Architectural Research, 1–15.

Schneider, S., Kuliga, S., Weiser, E., Kammler, O. & Fuchkina, E. (2018) VREVAL - A BIM-based Framework for User-centered Evaluation of Complex Buildings in Virtual Environments. Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe) - Volume 2, Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland, 833-842.

Treyer, L., Griego, D., Kuliga, S., Bielik, M., Schaeben, C., Ojha, V. K., Standfest, M., Schneider, S.; Koenig, R., Donath, D. & Schmitt, G. (2018) Machine learning approaches to understand the influence of urban environments on human’s physiological response. Information Sciences, 474: 154–169.

 

 

2017

Bielik, M., Koenig, R., Schneider, S., Varoudis, T. & Donath, D. (2017). Aggregated Social Accessibility—Predicting walkability based on the social potential of spatial networks. Environemnt and Planning B.

Bielik, M., Emo, B., Schneider, S. & Hölscher, C. (2017). Does urban density follow centrality? Empirical study on the influence of street network centrality on urban density and its implications for the prediction of pedestrian flows. 11th International Space Syntax Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal, 46:1 – 46:13.

Dennemark, M., Schneider, S., Koenig, R., Abulmawla, A. & Donath, D. (2017) Towards a modular design strategy for urban masterplanning - Experiences from a parametric urban design studio on emerging cities in Ethiopia. 35th Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe) - Volume 1, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy,  485-494.

Dietrich, S., Schneider, S. & Demin, D. (2017) RhinoRstab - Introducing and testing a new Structural Analysis Plugin for Grasshopper3D. 17th International Conference CAAD Futures 2017, Istanbul, Turkey, 128-136.

Koenig, R., Miao, Y., Knecht, K., Buš, P., & Mei-chih, C. (2017). Interactive Urban Synthesis Computational: Computational Methods for Fast Prototyping of Urban Design Proposals. In G. Çağdaş, M. Özkar, L. F. Gül, & E. Gürer (Eds.), Computer-Aided Architectural Design. Future Trajectories (CCIS 724, Vol. 724, pp. 23–41). Singapore: Springer

Koenig, R., Schmitt, G., & Standfest, M. (2017). Cognitive Computing for Urban Design. The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Kuliga, S., Standfest, M., Bielik, M., Schneider, S., Koenig, R., Donath, D., & Schmitt, G. (2018). From Real to Virtual and Back: A multi-method approach for investigating the impact of urban morphology on human spatial experiences. The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 151–169.

Schneider, S., Abdulmawla, A., Bielik M. & Donath, D. (2017) The effect of the street network on movement patterns and land use in small cities - A Case study with five 10K cities in Thuringia, Germany, 11th Space Syntax Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal, 110:1 – 110:15.

Triemer, M., Schneider, S. & Donath, D. (2017) Detecting Activity Patterns in Dwelling Floor Plans – Designers assumptions about activity locations and their correlations to local and relational spatial properties, 11th Space Syntax Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal, 29:1 – 29:19.

Tschetwertak J., Hollberg A., Schneider S., Donath D. & Ruth J. (2017)  A matter of sequence - Investigating the impact of the order of design decisions in multi-stage design processes. CAADFutures, Istanbul.

 

 

2016

Baron, N. & Donath, D. (2016) Bridging the Western Gaze – A Research Framework for Spatial Resilience in Addis Ababa, 23rd International Seminar on Urban Form: Urban Morphology and the Resilient City, Nanjing, China, 520-530.

Baron, N. & Donath, D. (2016) Learning from Ethiopia - A discussion on sustainable building, SBE16 International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment. Hamburg, Germany, 796-805.

Chirkin, A. M., & Koenig, R. (2016). Concept of Interactive Machine Learning in Urban Design Problems. In CHI’16 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 10–13). San Jose, CA, USA: ACM New York, NY, USA.

Hijazi, I. H., Koenig, R., Schneider, S., Li, X., Bielik, M., Schmit, G. N. J., & Donath, D. (2016). Geostatistical analysis for the study of relationships between the emotional responses of urban walkers to urban spaces. International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR), 5(1), 1–19.

Hijazi, I., Li, X., Koenig, R., Schmit, G., El Meouche, R., Lv, Z., & Abunemeh, M. (2016). Measuring the homogeneity of urban fabric using 2D geometry data. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 1–25.

Koenig, R., & Varoudis, T. (2016). Spatial Optimizations: Merging depthmapX , spatial graph networks and evolutionary design in Grasshopper. In ecaade 34: Complexity & Simplicity (pp. 1–6). Oulu, Finland.

Schneider, S. (2016) Sichtbarkeitsbasierte Raumerzeugung -  Automatisierte Erzeugung räumlicher Konfigurationen in Architektur und Städtebau auf Basis sichtbarkeitsbasierter Raumrepräsentationen, Dissertation, Bauhaus Universitätsverlag, Weimar, Germany.

 

 

2015

Bielik M., Schneider S., Kuliga S. & Donath D. (2015)  Investigating the effect of urban form on the environmental appraisal of streetscapes. 10th International Space Syntax Symposium, London, England, 119:1 – 119:13.

Frölich J., Schneider S., Kuliga S., Bielik M. & Donath D. (2015)  Raumsynth – An experimental setup for Investigating the relationships between urban form and spatial experience based on Fechner’s Method of Production. 10th International Space Syntax Symposium, London, England, 122:1 – 122:14.

Koenig, R. (2015). CPlan: An Open Source Library for Computational Analysis and Synthesis. Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe) - Volume. Vienna: Vienna University of Technology. 245–250.

Koenig, R. (2015). Urban Design Synthesis for Building Layouts based on Evolutionary Many-Criteria Optimization. International Journal of Architectural Computing, 13(3–4), 257–270.

Koenig, R. (2015). Interview on Information Architecture. In E. Steiner (Ed.), Swiss Architecture in the Moving Image (Swiss Arch, Vol. 14, pp. 151–154). Basel: Christoph Merian Verlag.

 

 

2014

Baron, N. & Donath, D. (2014) Design to Fit - An integrated planning approach for more mixity in urban mass housing, International Conference on Affordable Housing, Mekelle, Ethiopia.

Koenig R., Schneider S., Hijazi I., Bielik M., Schmitt G. & Donath D. (2014) Using geostatistical analysis to detect similarities in emotional responses of urban walkers to urban space. Design, Computing & Cognition 2014 (DCC14), London, England.

Koenig, R., & Knecht, K. (2014). Comparing two evolutionary algorithm based methods for layout generation: Dense packing versus subdivision. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, 28(03), 285–299.

Koenig, R., & Knecht, K. (2014). Comparing two evolutionary algorithm based methods for layout generation: Dense packing versus subdivision. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, 28(03), 285–299.

Schneider S., Tonn C, Bielik M, Donath D & Ruth J.  (2014)  Real-Time Solar Analysis – Introducing A GPU-Based Method For Calculating Solar Related Performance Criteria In The Early Design Stages. Building Simulation and Optimization (BSO14), London, England.

Schneider S., Bielik M., Donath D., Triemer M., Tschetwertak J. & Hollberg A.  (2014)  Rapid Data Collection using Automated Model Generation and Performance Evaluation - A workflow for morphological studies of apartment floor plans. 32nd Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe), Newcastle, England, 303-311.

 

2013

Bielik M., Schneider S., Geddert F. & Donath D.  (2013)  Addis Building Configurator: Computational design tool for efficient planning of mass housing in Addis Ababa. 31st Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe), Delft, Netherlands, 109-116.

Koenig, R., Treyer, L., & Schmitt, G. (2013). Graphical smalltalk with my optimization system for urban planning tasks. In R. Stouffs & S. Sariyildiz (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st eCAADe Conference – Volume 2 (pp. 195–203). Delft, Netherlands.

Lichtenheld T., Klüber N., Schneider S., Ruth J.  (2013) Einsatzgrenzen von Bilanzierungs- und Simulationstools für die Energieanalyse in der frühen Planungsphase von Gebäuden. Bauphysiktage 2013, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Schneider S. & Donath D.  (2013)  Can form follow energy? – Critical factors in modelling for computational design optimization. Sustainable Building Conference (SB13), Graz, Austria.

Schneider S., Donath D. & Hölscher C.  (2013)  Design by Research - Dokumentation eines studentischen Entwurfsprojektes. Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany.

Schneider S., Kuliga S, Hölscher C, Conroy-Dalton R, Kunert A, Kulik A. &  Donath D.  (2013)  Educating architecture students to design buildings from the inside out - Experiences from a research-based design studio. 9th International Space Syntax Symposium, Seoul, South Korea, 1:1 – 1:18.

Schneider S. & Donath D. (2013)  Topo-metric variations for design optimization - Introducing a Generative Model for simultaneously variing metrical and topological properties of facade geometry. 31st Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe), Delft, Netherlands, 487-495.

 

2012

Bielik M., Schneider S. & Koenig R. (2012) Parametric Urban Patterns - Exploring and integrating graph-based spatial properties in parametric urban modelling. 30th Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe), Prague, Czech Republic, 701-708.

Koenig R. & Schneider S.  (2012)  Hierarchical structuring of layout problems in an interactive evolutionary layout system. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing (AIEDAM) 26(2), 129-142.

Koenig R., Schneider S. & Knecht K.  (2012)  KREMLAS: Entwicklung einer kreativen evolutionären Entwurfsmethode für Layoutprobleme in Architektur und Städtebau. Verlag der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Weimar, Germany.

Koenig, R. (2012). Generating urban structures: A method for urban planning supported by multi-agent systems and cellular automata. Space & Form, 16.

Schneider S. & Koenig R.  (2012)  Exploring the Generative Potential of Isovist Fields - The Evolutionary Generation of Urban Layouts based on Isovist Field Properties. 30th Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe), Prague, Czech Republic, 355-363.

Schneider S., Koenig R. & Knecht K. (2012)  Investigating the impact of topological properties of two-dimensional layouts on aesthetic preference. 22nd Bienial Congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA), Taipei, Taiwan.

Schneider S., Bielik M. & Koenig R. (2012) Parametric Exploration of Spatial Properties - Coupling parametric geometry modeling and graph-based spatial analysis. Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD), Orlando, Florida, 123 - 129.

Schneider S. & Koenig R. (2012) Real-Time Visibility Analysis - Enhancing calculation speed of isovists and isovist-fields using the GPU. Design Decision Support System, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Steinhoefel, J., Anders, F., Kalisch, D., Koehler, H., & Koenig, R. (2012). Investigation of Cognitive Neighborhoodsize By Agent-Based Simulation. 26th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation. Koblenz, Germany.

Steinhoefel, J., Anders, F., Kalisch, D., Koehler, H., & Koenig, R. (2012). Investigation of cognitive neighborhoodsize by agent-based simulation. In Proceedings - 26th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, ECMS 2012.

 

 

2011

Adler, B.-M., Baets, W., & Koenig, R. (2011). A complexity perspective on collaborative decision making in organizations: The ecology of group-performance. Information & Management, 48(4–5), 157–165.

Knecht, K., & Koenig, R. (2011). Augmented Urban Model: Bridging the Gap between Virtual and Physical Models to Support Urban Design. In H.-J. Bargstädt & K. Ailland (Eds.), CONVR 2011 - 11th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (pp. 142–152). Weimar, Germany.

Koenig, R. (2011). An agent-based simulation to show the effects of the size of a city on the socio-spatial organisation of its population. In A. Koch & P. Mandl (Eds.), Modeling and Simulating Urban Processes (Geosimulat). Münster: LIT Verlag.

Koenig, R. (2011). Generative planning methods from a structuralist perspective. In T. Valena, T. Avermaete, & G. Vrachliotis (Eds.), Structuralism Reloaded: Rule-Based Design in Architecture and Urbanism (pp. 275–280). Stuttgart/London: Axel Menges.

Koenig, R., & Geddert, F. (2011). Algorithmic Architecture: Arbeiten zu parametrischen Entwurfsmethoden an der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Weimar: Books on Demand.

Koenig, R., & Mueller, D. (2011). Cellular-automata-based simulation of the settlement development in Vienna. In A. Salcido (Ed.), Cellular Automata: Simplicity behind Complexity (pp. 23–46). Vienna: INTECH.

Schneider S., Braunes J., Thurow T. & Koenig R. (2011) Design Versioning: Problems and possible solutions for the automatic management of distributed design processes. CAAD Futures, Liège, Belgium, 669-681.

Schneider S. & Koenig R. (2011) Visibility-based Floor Plan Design – The Automatic Generation of Floor Plans based on Isovist Properties. Spatial Cognition for Architectural Design (SCAD), New York, USA.

Schneider S., Koenig R. & Pohle R. (2011)  Who cares about right angles? Overcoming barriers in creating rectangularity in layout structures. 29th Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design (eCAADe), Ljubljana, Slovenia, 361-367.

Schneider S., Fischer J.R. & Koenig R. (2011) Rethinking Automated Layout Design: Developing a Creative Evolutionary Design Method for the Layout Problems in Architecture and Urban Design. Design, Computing and Cognition (DCC), Stuttgart, Germany, 367-386.