Shopping the Future

algorithmic design of retail environments. (wissensch. Bericht)

W.E. Lorenz, G. Wurzer, S. Swoboda. Shop Design ist das Produkt aus Marketing, wirtschaftlichem Kalkül, Kommunikation und der Gestaltung von Räumen. ...


Webdesign für arztwerbung24 – ein Service der Computer Projects Unlimited .

follow up bricks are landing

algorithmic design of bricks pavilion. (Stegreifentwerfen)

W Lorenz, S. Swoboda, G. Wurzer. Das Stegreifentwerfen ‚follow up: bricks are landing‘ versteht sich als thematische Fortsetzung des kleinen Entwerfens ‚bricks are landing‘ (259.471), das im Wintersemester 2017 stattgefunden hat. ...

Japan Exkursion 2016

Japan Exkursion 22.03.-10.04.2016 (book) A. Faller, W.E. Lorenz (Hrg.). Mit Beiträgen der Teilnehmer der Exkursion nach "japan" (2016).
ISBN: 978-3-9504464-0-1

Das Buch beschreibt in einzelnen Kapiteln die vom Institut Architektur-wissenschaften, Digitale Architektur und Raumplanung, organisierte Exkursion nach Japan aus dem Jahr 2016. ...

A Cell-based Method to Support Hospital Refurbishment

enviBUILD2017 - Buildings and Environment - From Research to Application. (paper & talk)

G. Wurzer, U. Coraglia, U. Pont, C. Weber, W Lorenz, A. Mahdavi. Hospital refurbishments often take place in parallel to regular operation, resulting in a scheduling problem: Construction activities must be located such as they do not clash with daily work activities and vice versa. ...


Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Wolfgang E. Lorenz

Wolfgang E. Lorenz is a researcher and lecturer at the Vienna University of Technology. His main research interests concern the application of digital media in architecture and spatial planning with a particular focus on the examination and elaboration of applying fractal geometry to architecture, simulation, process visualization, generative design, software engineering, algorithms and programming languages. In the past 6 years, he has collaborated on projects regarding data analysis and software development. He published several research papers, articles and books of students’ design work and excursions. In 2014, he obtained a doctoral degree in architecture for his thesis on Analysis of Fractal Architecture using the Box-Counting Method.

  • Since 2014 he has been supporting eCAADe (2014 Newcastle/UK, 2015 International Vienna/Austria, 2016 Oulu/Finland and 2017 Rome/ Scientific Italy), CAADRIA (2017 Suzhou/China), ARENA (2017 Meetings Brussels/Belgium) and CA2RE (2017 Ljubljana/Slovenia) through management of the web-based ProceeDings paper editor used for producing conference proceedings. In 2015 he was part of the organisation team of the eCAADe 2015 Conference in Vienna, Austria, together with Bob Martens, Thomas Grasl, Gabriel Wurzer and Richard Schaffranek.
  • Since 2009 he is reviewer for selected conferences: eCAADe, International Conference for Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe; CAADence in Architecture; Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD); I-WISH (Innovative Methods in Healthcare, as part of I3M Multiconference).
  • Since 1999 he holds a business licences as an "Advertising Graphics-Designer" and since 2006 one in "Services of automatic data processing and information technology".

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Note: Concerning the described codes (written in VBA, NetLogo, Three.js, Processing and Python), the author is not focused on good coding style. They are only used for scientific and teaching purposes (developed in a step by step process).