Collaborations with world leading, international practicing architecture offices have a proven track record and are an important instrument to expand the state of knowledge in the field of holistic, overall energetic concepts of buildings and urban-design projects as well as advancing the urgently necessary development in this research area worldwide.
The consulting company Energy Design Cody is being consulted for some of the most thrilling and fascinating construction projects in the world and is collaborating with world leading architects like Coop Himmelb(l)au, Rem Koolhaas OMA, MVRDV, Miralles Tagliabue to name a few. These collaborations have led to more than 35 first prizes in international competitions. At the same time, software tools are being developed to pave the way for energetic analyses and optimization of innovative energy design concepts. This innovative know-how is being directly transferred to the students when teaching at the institute.