Jens Olsson

Doctoral Student at Architectural theory and methods

Jens is a PhD student within the Architecture and Engineering Research Group. He graduated from Chalmers in 2014 with a double degree: MSc in Structural Engineering and a Master of Architecture. His research interests revolve around material informed sculptural modelling and form optimisation, a field in which he has experienced the industry perspective, whilst working at Foster and Partners and Buro Happold.


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Form Finding Nodal Connections in Grid Structures

Francis Aish, Martha Tsigkari, Jens Olsson et al
Paper in proceedings

The use of virtual work for the formfinding of fabric, shell and gridshell structures

Emil Adiels, Mats Ander, Erica Hörteborn et al
Proceedings of the Advances in Architectural Geometry conference 2018, p. 286-315
Paper in proceedings

The computational challanges of a mega spaceframe

Jens Olsson, Henrik Malm, Francis Aish et al
Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA)
Paper in proceedings

Sculptural form finding with bending action

Jens Olsson, Christopher John Kenneth Williams, Mats Ander et al
International association for shell and spatial structures (IASS)
Paper in proceedings

Conceptual Design and Analysis of Membrane Structures

Erica Henrysson, Jens Olsson, Al Fisher et al
Proceedings of 29th Nordic Seminar on Computational Mechanics – NSCM29 (S8:2:c)
Conference contribution

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3D printed nodes for structural steelwork connections in civil engineering and architecture

Christopher John Kenneth Williams Architectural theory and methods
Karl-Gunnar Olsson Architectural theory and methods
Mats Ander Material and Computational Mechanics
Eduard Hryha Materials and manufacture
Jens Olsson Architectural theory and methods

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