Ilmar Hurkxkens is PhD researcher at NCCR Digital Fabrication investigating the architectural potential of robotic landscape fabrication. He studied architecture at the Delft University of Technology graduating with an honorable mention in 2009. In 2013 he received the Young Researcher Award at the international conference Thinking the Contemporary Landscape in Herrenhausen, Germany. He is coordinator of the DesignLab, research associate, and team member of the Landscape Visualization and Modeling Lab at the Chair of Landscape Architecture of Professor Christophe Girot at the ETH Zurich where he is pursuing his doctoral thesis and teaching in the design studios.
Role in the NCCR Digital Fabrication: PhD Researcher
Projects: Construction Robotics
Affiliation: Prof. Christophe Girot
Email: Ilmar Hurkxkens