Prof. Brian Cody

In the search for answers to the demands and strategies for spatial, temporal and digital densification that we are facing, this research project will develop vertical structures as a thought model, covering all the necessary infrastructural elements of a society, including energy production, food production and industry. These so-called "hyperbuildings" are not to be understood as solitaires, but rather as individual cells of a complex city model. the hyperbuilding concept envisages structures that have urban areas with a population density similar to that of Manhattan, but which do not require external energy and water supplies, produce no waste, emit no CO2, and rely on little or no external supply. Residential, office and industrial use coexist with parks and areas for agriculture, biomass and energy production. In the overall context, a three-dimensional urban structure emerges, which exhibits urbanity, nature, density and diversity and offers a significant improvement in the quality of life compared to today's cities.


October 2010 - ongoing


Cody, B.: „The Role of Technology in Sustainable Architecture“, in: Wolkenkuckucksheim, Internationale Zeitschrift zur Theorie der Architektur. Vol. 19, Issue 33, 2014, p. 239–249, 2014, online unter www.cloud-cuckoo.net

Cody, B.: „Form follows Energy – die Zukunft der Energieperformance“ in „energy2121, Bilder zur Energiezukunft“, Hrsg. Klima- und Energiefonds, Österreich: omninum, , 2014, ISBN 978-3-99031-014-4

Cody, B.: “Smart Buildings”, in: Wing business 4/13, 2013, ISSN 0256-7830

Cody, B.: „The air that we breathe“, in: Uncube, Magazine No. 16, online unter www.uncubemagazine.com

Cody. B.:„Form follows Energy“, in: Xia Intelligente Architektur, (80),p.36-41, 2012, ISSN 0949-2356, online unter www.xia-international-online.com

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