Architecture

Architecture - Aug 26
Interview with Prof. Ferdinand Ludwig on functional greenery in the urban environment - More urban green helps to cool down cities. Baubotanik (bau = construction + botanik = botany) is a construction method that incorporates living trees into architectural structures.
Architecture - Environment - Feb 20, 2020
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 - Materials Science - Oct 4, 2019
Architecture - Materials Science

Rethinking architecture - this principle can be drawn from the two fascinating pavilions of the University of Stuttgart, which are unique in the world and can be seen on the summer island of the Bundesgartenschau (BUGA, Federal Horticulture Show). Digitalization, lightweight construction and bionics are the three cornerstones of the two innovative designs and examples of innovative power in Baden-Wuerttemberg. Both pavilions will be used for events during the BUGA.

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.

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 - 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.


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