Rhizome: Development of an Autarkic Design-to-Robotic-Production and -Operation System for Building Off-Earth Rhizomatic Habitats

  • Bier, H.H. (Recipient), Schmehl, R. (Recipient), Cervone, A. (Recipient), Hidding, A.J. (Recipient), Wan, A. (Recipient), Vermeer, E. C. F. (Recipient), Verma, M. K. (Recipient), Jani, K. K. (Recipient), Avr─âmiea, E. C. (Recipient) & Jain, S. P. (Recipient)

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


RB team of students and researchers in collaboration with partners from 3ME, CiTG, and AE at TUD have received a grant of 100K from ESA to further develop the Rhizome idea for habitats on Mars
Granting OrganisationsEuropean Space Agency (ESA)


  • Autarkic system
  • data-driven design
  • robotic production
  • habitat
  • sun energy
  • wind energy