Dr.-Eng. Iris Engelmann

Research associate at the Faculty of Architecture, Bauhaus University in Weimar.

Working and research interests: History of building techniques, historical building research and monuments to wooden buildings and buildings of the 20th century.

Academic Background

  • since Mai 2021: Project manager with own position in the DFG project “Cultural Heritage Construction”/ subproject: “Board and plank trusses as material-saving wooden constructions of the high modern age”.
  • 2008 – 2021: Research associate at the Chair of Historic Preservation and Building History, Faculty of Architecture, Bauhaus University Weimar.
  • 2015: Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) with the topic “Wooden Bell Chairs in Thuringia. Construction history from the Middle Ages to the 19th century” at the Bauhaus University Weimar.
  • 2006: Degree in architecture at the TU Dresden / Dip.-Ing.

Essays, Lectures and Publications

A current list of my publications can be found here and on the site of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.


  • Member of the Bauhaus Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture and Planning, the Koldewey Society and the Working Group for House Research.

Contact data

Dr.-Eng. Iris Engelmann

E-Mail: iris.engelmann@uni-weimar.de
Web: www.uni-weimar.de/brettbinder
Tel.: +49 (0)3643 58 35 23

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Fakultät Architektur
Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 8
99423 Weimar

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