Hans Sachs (founding partner) is professor for CAAD, Computer Aided Architectural Design’ at the ‚Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture’ at the University of Applied Sciences Ostwestfalen-Lippe since 2015. Besides his activities with the ‘responsive design studio’ he has worked for architects in Australia, Ghana and Germany. Since 2008 he has held various research and teaching positions at the former ‘ifib – Institut für industrielle Bauproduktion’ at the ‘KIT – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology’ and the ‘CIAD – Cologne Institute for Architectural Design’.
His teaching and research activities at universities and institutes such as the KISD (TH Cologne), KIT (University of Karlsruhe), ETH (Zürich), PBSA (FH Düsseldorf) as well as expert consultations and self developed projects in the context of art, design and architecture have a strong focus on design and fabrication strategies in ‘Computer Aided Design’ and ‘-Manufacturing’. At the Detmold school of Architecture and Interior Architecture he is director of the specialization ‘Computational Design’ of the international and interdisciplinary Master program ‘Integrated Design’. Furthermore he develops research and teaching environments and projects as a member of the ‘Construction Lab’ and ‘Perception Lab’ of the University.