Architecture

Architecture - Environment - Feb 20
Architecture - Environment
Students create innovative concepts for a hospice - People receiving end-of-life care are usually cut off from the outside world in their hospice rooms. Architecture students at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now developed new concepts for an inner-city hospice.
Environment - Architecture - Nov 18, 2019
Environment - Architecture

Dense, humid broadleaf forests, monsoon-swollen rivers and deep ravines - in the Indian state of Meghalaya wooden bridges easily decay or are washed away in floodwaters.

Environment - Architecture - Jun 27, 2018
Environment - Architecture

Campus news - Planning and building with living construction materials: Prof. Ferdinand Ludwig founded the research field of "Baubotanik" in 2007.

Innovation - Architecture - Dec 6, 2017
Innovation - Architecture

Research news High-rise buildings with glass facades are energy-guzzlers: They heat up like greenhouses and therefore have to be cooled for most of the year.

Environment - Architecture - Oct 10, 2018
Environment - Architecture

After years of relative neglect, timber construction is making a comeback. All over the world, architects are now using wood in designs of houses and even high-rise buildings. Hermann Kaufmann holds the Chair of Timber Construction at the Institute for Architectural Design and Building Technology in the Technical University of Munich (TUM). In this interview he explains why wood is an excellent choice as a climate-friendly material and how it can be used to build affordable housing.

Economics - Architecture - Feb 12, 2018

Research news - The Guggenheim Museum by star architect Frank Gehry led to an economic boom in the Spanish city of Bilbao. This "Bilbao Effect" is appealing to many urban planners and politicians who look to better position their cities in economic and social terms by building exceptional architectural projects.

Architecture - Environment - Nov 30, 2017

Research news - Active components on buildings such as blinds whose design was copied from naturally occurring solutions - that is the subject of the research conducted by a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the University of Freiburg, and the University of Stuttgart.


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