Rena Giesecke

Rena Giesecke is an architect. She received her doctorate from ETH Zürich in 2022 where she was an ITA Fellow at the Chair for Digital Building Technologies, Institute of Technology in Architecture at the Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich.

Rena is now working at the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction as Program Manager Expert Insights.

Rena studied architecture in Germany, Japan and Austria. Her work, academic research and teaching activities revolve around rethinking construction through new technologies, robotic fabrication, 3D printing, and material research. She has worked on a range of construction projects that employ digital fabrication for concrete and glass.

Doctoral Research: Digital Materiality of Glass Architecture