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Prof. Dr. Ludger Hovestadt

Ludger Hovestadt has been Full Professor for Architecture and CAAD since July 1, 2000 (at the Institute for Building Technology since 2003) at ETH Zurich. He also is partner in the firm "digitales bauen" in Karlsruhe (D).

He was born in 1960 in Gelsenkirchen (D) and studied architecture at the RWTH in Aachen (D) and at the Hf-G in Vienna (A) under Professor Holzbauer. Upon completion of his Diploma in 1987, he worked as a scientific researcher with Professor F. Haller and Prof. N. Kohler at the Technical University Karlsruhe (D) and received his doctorate there in 1994. Between 1997 and 2000, Ludger Hovestadt was a visiting professor for the Department CAAD at the University of Kaiserslautern (D).

He has expertise in various disciplines (Architecture, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Mathematics, Cognitive Psychology) and has carried out research and development in the areas of CAD, Artificial Intelligence, Multimedia, Virtual Reality, Computer Supported Co-operative Work and Intelligent Building. In 1998, he co-founded "digitales bauen", a company which focuses on internet based building documentation, building programming, computer supported individualised building component production, and the integration of building automation, facility management and eCommerce

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