Curriculum Vitae
 

Curriculum Vitae

CV

Arno Pronk
Assistant Professor
Eindhoven University of Technology
Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning
Department of Building Technology
Chair of product development

Born 25-04-1967 St. Philipsland (NL)

Education
1994           Master of Science in Architecture, Delft University of Technology,
2010           Finishing Ph.D.: The form-active mould to create “fluid” architecture

Patents
1996           The infra+ floor system The flooring system is available on the Dutch market.    (www.prefab-limburg.nl/)
2001           2 more patents about floor systems
2006           System to make free-from shell structures

Previous professional experience
1991           Apprenticeship at architectural office of Benthem Crouwel (www.benthemcrouwel.nl)
1994-1998   Own architectural practise in combination with product development

                  Office building in Zwolle (together with M. Lether)
                  Office building in Kelpen
                  Garage in Delft
                  Several renovations of houses in Zwolle Amersfoort and Delft
1998           Architect for van Wylick (http://www.wy.nl/)
1999           Architect for Marlies Rohmer architects (http://www.rohmer.nl/)
2000           Assistant Professor at the Delft University of Technology Dep. of building technology

Projects
2004           Igloo project Amsterdam
2006           Shell for Philips pavilion research project
2006           Inflatable ring
2008           Adjustable mould
2009           Restoration of Danish cutter (www.verenigingrexona.nl)
2010           Autarkic houseboat
2010           Car on two wheels

Projects in cooperation with
2003           Jurgen Bey (http://www.jurgenbey.nl/) (blobproject)
2005           Ontwerpers.nu (http://www.ontwerpers.nu/) (inflatable exhabition)
2006           Dre Wapenaar (http://www.drewapenaar.nl/) (treetent)
2006           Rinus Roelofs (http://www.rinusroelofs.nl/) (mathematical sculpture)
2007           Tom Frantzen (http://www.frantzen.nl/NE/index1.html) (follydock)
2008           Consultant project of shell structure by M. Fucsas (http://www.fuksas.it/)
2010           Michiel Kluiters (http://www.michielkluiters.com) pavilion for NIMK (www.nimk.nl)

Organizing of conferences
2006           Adaptables 2006
2007           Innovative sheltering
2008           Bridges 2008 (http://www.bridgesmathart.org
2009           Structural membranes invited session about Membrane Mould             (http://congress.cimne.com/membranes09)
2011           Structural Membranes keynote lecture and two invited sessions.

Current position
2002           Assistant Professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology
2003           Chief editor of NBD-bouwdetails (http://www.nbd-online.nl)
2008           Lector Material science at St Lucas Brussels/Gent     (www.architectuur.sintlucas.wenk.be)
2008           Vice president International Society of Fabric Forming (www.fabricforming.org)

 

Publications
DOUBLE CURVED SURFACES USING A MEMBRANE MOULD - IASS, Valencia, 2009
RESEARCH ON THE COMBINATION OF WATER AND MEMBRANES AS A SOUND INSULATION BUILDING MATERIAL - IASS, Valencia, 2009
RESEARCH ON THE COMBINATION OF WATER AND MEMBRANES AS A STRUCTURAL BUILDING MATERIAL - IASS, Valencia, 2009 -
MATHEMATICAL BEAUTY IN ARCHITECTURE - Bridges, Leeuwarden, 2008
THE PRODUCTION OF FREE FORMED CONCRETE ELEMENTS IN A FLEXIBLE MOULD - Acapulco, 2008
NATURE'S EXPERIENCE FOR BUILDING TECHNOLOGY - Acapulco, 2008
HEAT-TRANSMITTING MEMBRANE VOLUME - International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures, Structural Membranes 2007, CIMNE, Barcelona, 6 pages, 2007
THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE PHILIPS PAVILION - In: Hussain Mousa Dashti, ed., proceedings of the conference Sources of architectural form, Kuwait, 15 pages, 2007
A FEASABLE WAY TO MAKE FREEFORM SHELL STRUCTURES - IASS, Venetië, 8 pages, 2007
MAKING IGLOO'S IN SEPTEMBER - In: (Ed. By Eugenio O., Koplin B.) Proceedings conference on Structural Membranes, Stuttgart, 8 pp. 2005