Prof. Dr. Dirk Donath

Professor from 1993 to 2017

Dirk was leading the chair "Informatik in der Architektur" from 1993 on. He was an enthusiastic teacher, research and mentor. His passion about computer aided design methods and evidence based & human centered design processes has inspired many students, teachers and researchers in the field of architecture, urbanism and computer aided design. Dirk left us in 2017. Our work here at this chair builds upon his shoulders. Thank you very much!

In the following you find a short video which was recorded 2014 on the occasion of an awarding for his achievements on affordable constructions in Ethiopia (HOLCIM Award). In this video, Dirk gives a short but profound statement on the actual role architects should take: