Dr. Jens Böke is an expert in computational architectural design with special emphasis on building envelopes. In June 2020 he successfully completed his doctoral research ThinkingSkins, cyber-physical systems as foundation for intelligent adaptive façades at TU Delft. There, he was member of the Architectural Façade and Products research group (AF+P). Jens Böke was educated as an architect at Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences (HS-OWL) and at FH Münster, Münster School of Architecture (MSA), where he obtained his Master degree in 2012. During his studies, he was trainee at the international architectural design office UNStudio in Amsterdam.
Jens Böke started his professional career in 2012 as coordinator and lecturer of the postgraduate Master – Computational Design and Construction (M-CDC) at Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, where he also acted as project director and researcher in the ConstructionLab. In 2015, Jens Böke held a lectureship at Cologne University of Applied Sciences, where he afterwards became research associate in the team for Computational Design in Architecture (CODE ARCH). There, he was also responsible for the laboratory for computer aided manufacturing (CAM-LAB). Jens Böke is an optimist, driven by his passion for new opportunities of digitalized work processes in architecture.