Architecture and Construction

Modular facade with integrated systems technology

… supplies buildings with renewable energy. The rate of renovation in the building sector is still too low to achieve the energy transition by the target date set by the…

Groundbreaking research in road construction

A testing facility for optimizing concrete roadways has been inaugurated at the University of Stuttgart. 70 percent of passenger and freight traffic today goes by road. Road surfaces made of…

Preparing flood-risk areas for climate change

In carrying out the rebuilding work in the disaster areas along the River Ahr and other rivers in North-Rhine Westphalia, how can settlements and infrastructure be adapted to future heavy…

A concrete solution

Recycled concrete and CO2 from the air are made into a new building material. A new kind of concrete could reduce emissions from the construction industry. Calcium carbonate concrete is…

Light construction, efficient operation

Boasting an intricate, doubly curved concrete roof, lightweight funicular floors, and self-learning building technology, the latest addition to Empa and Eawag’s NEST research building in Duebendorf, Switzerland officially opened today….

The world’s first adaptive high-rise opens

Demonstrator high-rise impresses with its active elements. The opening ceremony for the world’s first adaptive high-rise building took place on the University of Stuttgart’s Campus Vaihingen on October 5, 2021,…

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