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It's alive! Growing house...

Usually architects and engineers use "dead" materials for their buildings, such as steel, concrete or glass. These ... read more...

Brutalism: Revival of a r...

They are loved and they are hated: The brutalist buildings of the 1960s and 1970s. Sometimes they are explained by ... read more...

Living Close to Nature: B...

Living in harmony with the environment instead of against it - this need is increasingly becoming a driving force ... read more...

Far from flat: Sensibly u...

Flat roofs in Germany cover an area of about 1.2 billion square meters. A large portion of this has no function ... read more...

Build a house in 24 hours...

The huge robot arm precisely sprays special concrete on the ground, layer by layer. Walls become taller, a ... read more...

Vertical Factories: Urban...

By 2025, the number of mega cities (cities with over 10 million inhabitants) will rise from the current 23 to 36. ... read more...

The Cradle To Cradle Prin...

A look into nature reveals: It produces in excess and makes new from old. This is exactly what the "cradle to ... read more...

Sky city and bicycle skyw...

Urban freeways and expressways plow through the city quarter, intersect shopping areas, split business districts. ... read more...

Circular Economy: Eco eff...

We have been practicing circular economy for a long time: by law since 1996. What started as a measure to avoid ... read more...

Component activation: How...

In the context of sustainable building, researchers are not only developing new types of materials, but also ... read more...

The Balanced Office Build...

What does an office building look like that can be operated particularly energy-efficiently and economically? What ... read more...

Roof boxes: New living sp...

Urban planning is facing major challenges. More and more people are moving into cities and need affordable living ... read more...

Roof greening: Architectu...

Roof gardens are trendy: They increase the living and leisure value, offer protection from wind and weather and ... read more...

Earth Houses - The new tr...

The topic of sustainability is currently defining many areas of life and is leading to rethinking, also in ... read more...

The history of concrete b...

330,000 cubic meters were used in the Burj Khalifa alone, the tallest building in the world. With around 100 ... read more...

Sustainable architecture:...

Copenhagen is pursuing ambitious goals. By the year 2025, the Danish capital would like to be the first ... read more...

Planted facades – The gre...

The trend of living near nature has been established for some time in architecture. City dwellers have a desire ... read more...

Flying high with wood

Multi-floor residential construction made of wood - is that possible? You bet! However, this is subject to ... read more...

Houses from the printer

In future almost everything will be printed using 3D printers, even houses. The first completely printed ... read more...

Translucent concrete: whe...

Translucent concrete combines the highest contrasting characteristics of light and concrete in spectacular ... read more...