Publication, presentation and awards 

Material Studies

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SUTD-MIT INTERNATIONAL DESIGN CENTRE (IDC) 

Grand Challenge: Sustainable Built Environment

Research Team 

Principal Investigators:
Michael Budig
Oliver Heckmann

Research Assistants:
Markus Matthias Hudert
Amanda Ng Qi Boon

Collaborators: 
Lynette Cheah, ESD/SUTD 
Colin Yip, Arup Singapore

Mentor:
Richard De Neufville
IDSS/MIT

7th SUTD-MIT IDC Design Summit
‘Reimagining Climate Futures’
Singapore, 14-15 January 2019
Presentation

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‘Future Urban Habitation Symposium 2019’ 
National Design Centre, Singapore,  28+29 January 2019 
(The symposium was jointly curated by Oliver Heckmann & Siew Man Kok, MKPL Architects) 

Oliver Heckmann: ‘Beyond the Unit’ 
‘ADAPTABLE & RESPONSIVE HABITATION’ Panel 

Michael BUDIG ‘Engagements in Process of Making and Materializing’ 
’NEW TOOLS, NEW APPROACHES’ Panel

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ISIE 2019, 10th International Conference on Industrial Ecology,  
7 – 11 July 2019, Beijing  

‘Integrating Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Life Cycle Assessment for Early Stages of Design’ 

Amanda Ng, Lynette Cheah, Michael Budig, Oliver Heckmann 

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CIB World Building Congress
International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction
Hong Kong, 17-21 June 2019 

Proceedings under the Working Commissions 
W 104, Open Building Implementation 
Paper reference number: WC0107; ISBN 978-962-367-821-6 

‘Next Generic Residential High-Rise – Flexible Housing Typologies and their Social and Environmental Sustainability’ 

Oliver Heckmann, Michael Budig, Amanda Ng Qi Boon 

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IASS International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures 
Annual Symposium 2019 – Structural Membranes 2019, Form and Force 
7 – 10 October 2019, Barcelona, Spain (upcoming) 

‘Next Generation Residential High-Rise: Evaluating and Comparing the Global Warming Potential of Different Structural Systems and Materials’ 

Markus Hudert, Michael Budig, Oliver Heckmann, Qi Boon Ng 

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IAAC Responsive Cities Symposium 2019
‘Disrupting Through Circular Design’
Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia
Barcelona, 13-14 November 2017 (upcoming)

http://responsivecities2019.iaac.net

‘Next Generation Residential High-Rise: Computational Support of Flexibility and Circular Design’

Oliver Heckmann, Michael Budig, Markus Hudert, Amanda Qi Boon Ng

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Awards

Singapore Good Design SG Mark Award 2019 
Design Business Chamber Singapore 
Category: Life 
http://www.sgmark.org/project-description/?id=37

‘Generic Dwelling Templates for Future Urban Habitation’ 

Oliver HECKMANN, Michael BUDIG, Ng Qi Boon Amanda

Exhibition
National Design Centre Singapore
Exhibition Changi Airport Terminal 3

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Arup Global Research Challenge 2019
https://research.arup.com/ 

Michael Budig, Oliver Heckmann, Markus Hudert, Amanda Ng, Lynette Cheah, 
Colin Yip (Arup Singapore) Alex Christodoulou(Arup Amsterdam), Richard Boyd (Arup London)   

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Connection to Education

SUTD Math Modeling Challenge 2019
January 2019 (Collaboration) 

‘Looking Ahead With Sustainable Housing In Singapore’ 

(Senior Lecturer Sergey Kushnarev, Engineering Systems & Design ESD) 

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Urban Housing Typologies, 2019
(Course for Under- and Postgraduate students, Lead Oliver Heckmann) 

‘Highrise Commune’ Participatory design exercise