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Vanessa Borkmann

expert-vanessa-borkmann-150Vanessa Borkmann studied architecture and city planning at the Technical University of Stuttgart, Germany and at the Technical University of Zürich (ETH) in Switzerland.

Since 2007, Vanessa Borkmann is a research scientist at the Fraunhofer Institute of Industrial Engineering (IAO) in Stuttgart. She is responsible for the business field “hotel and event” at the Fraunhofer inHaus-Innovation Center in Duisburg, Germany with a laboratory and testing field of 600sqm including the Showcase FutureHotel. She is the project manager of the research project FutureHotel- visions and solutions for the hotel of tomorrow. She initiated the project in 2008 and therefor received the Innovation Award of Technology Management in 2011. In 2012 she initiated the laboratory “Urban Living Lab”, situated in Stuttgart.  Her main expertice is to develop visionary concepts for built environments in the field of hospitality, workspace design and office. In some building projects, she also took part as a user representative (e.g. the Center of Virtual Engineering, Stuttgart, Fraunhofer NetzWertZentrum, Munich).




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