Dipl.-Ing. Benjamin Schmid

The research focus lies on the construction history of physical models in engineering and architecture of the 20th century, as well as on related personal and institutional networks.

Education

  • Since 2019: Doctoral Programme Architecture at the University of Innsbruck
  • 2016-2018: Master Programme Architecture at the University of Innsbruck
  • 2013-2016: Bachelor Programme Architecture at the University of Innsbruck
  • 2013: High School Diploma at the Realgymnasiums „Nikolaus Cusanus“ Brunico

Professional experience

  • Seit 2021: Scientific Project-Assistant at the unit for building history and preservation at the University of Innsbruck
  • Seit 2017: Technician at FIBY ZT-GmbH in Innsbruck, engineering office for building physics and acoustic

Lectures and publications

  • 2021 – Paper in conference proceedings: Schmid, Benjamin/Weber, Christiane: The experiments on measurement models for the Munich Olympic site, in: Mascarenhas-Mateus, João/Pires, Ana Paula/Marques Caiado, Manuel/Veiga, Ivo (Hg.): History of Construction Cultures. Volume 1. Proceedings of the seventh International Congress on Construction History (7ICCH). Lisbon, Portugal, 12–16 July 2021. Boca Raton 2021, 625 – 631.
  • 2021/07/12 – Lecture: The experiment on measurement models for the Munich Olympic site at the 7th International Congress on Construction History, online (Lisbon).
  • 2021/06/11 – Lecture: The measurement model for the Alster swimming hall in Hamburg – an interdisciplinary cooperation of Stuttgart engineers in the field of model statics at the 5th Annual Conference of the German Society for Construction History, online (Zurich).
  • 2021/02/23 – Guest Lecture: Frei Otto and model testing with Christiane Weber at “Simulation of structural elements” by Mario Rinke at the University of Antwerpen, online.
  • 2019/12/11 – Lecture: Wind tunnel tests in structural engineering – bridges and lightweight structures at the 9th research colloquium of the unit for building history and preservation at the University of Innsbruck.
  • 2019/11/07  – Lecture: Wind tunnel tests in structural engineering – bridges and lightweight structures at the workshop “Wind tunnels. Knowledge, politics and aesthetics of moving air” an der Leuphana University, Lüneburg.
  • 2018/06/27 – Lecture: The innovations on model analyses in the 20th century at the 7th research colloquium of the unit for building history and preservation at the University of Innsbruck.

Contact information

Dipl.-Ing. Benjamin Schmid

E-Mail: benjamin.schmid@uibk.ac.at
Web: www.baugeschichte.eu
Phone: +43 (0)512 50 76 40 22

Institut for architectural theory  and building history
Unit for building history and preservation
Technikerstraße 21
6020 Innsbruck
Austria