Conversion with consideration and respect

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To preserve the character of a barn in Kressbronn once used for farming and treat the architectural heritage of the location with due consideration and respect, Steimle Architects from Stuttgart made as few, gentle changes to the building as possible, and only after careful thought. Great care was taken to reuse the delicate construction of the far-overhanging roof and barn floor level and adjust them for future use.

Energy-positive houses - This is what CO2 reduction of the future looks like

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The Powerhouse concept is to take a new approach to planning, construction, power supply and deconstruction with energy-positive buildings. The focus is on the efficient use and distribution of energy. This means that energy positive houses produce more renewable energy than is consumed by their construction and existence.

Pièce de Résistance

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Alexander Brenner is very critical of building products. He is concerned about much that is happening today as part of the industrialization of building. He fears a further loss of quality, durability and sustainability.

Where architecture meets robotics

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Assembly of timber construction elements
Switzerland is a leader in the development of digital technologies for architecture. Dr. Russell Loveridge shows us what is currently being worked on in the laboratories of the National Centre of Competence in Research on Digital Fabrication.

Clockwork precision in timber construction

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Swatch Group’s new HQ at night
Digital transformation is one of the key themes at BAU 2021. The new headquarters of Swatch, the Swiss watch manufacturer, is a good example of just what this new digital future could look like.

Setting the pace: The key themes at BAU 2021

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Setting the pace and giving structure to the wide range of products and services on show—the four key themes chosen for BAU 2021. Many exhibitors will align their presentations with these themes and showcase the solutions that they are offering. In the forums in the supporting program, the key themes will be explored and discussed from a range of different aspects. And in the special shows they will be illustrated using examples of products and projects.

Top trends in the building sector

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Sustainability and environmental compatibility will shape the next two years in the building sector—that is the opinion of the exhibitors at BAU. This finding comes from an anonymous, representative online survey.

The Key Visual of BAU 2021

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Reflecting the diversity in building: The new advertising motif for BAU 2021 brings the professionals together.

BAU Insights

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More about Everything you always wanted to know about BAU, but could never find on other websites: Internal information and insights into the inner workings of the project team: Here you will find what you are looking for.

Reportings

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More about Architects, journalists and many others let you take part in your life for and around architecture. They write and describe and thus provide insights into their work and their world of thought.

Interviews

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More about Here we report on current topics as well as on exciting and groundbreaking projects from all over the world. We speak exclusively with architects, manufacturers and contractors. Insights from the world of building.

Featured Posts

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More about This is where BAU exhibitors have the opportunity to give an insight into their work and present innovative products, developments and projects. What's new on the road to the future of building?