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Jenga Green Library: Transforming Kenya’s Construction Landscape with Sustainable Building Solutions

Awareness, affordability and accessibility to green building technologies have stymied the uptake of green building in Kenya. Jenga Green Library could make things easier.

Intelligent Planning of Sustainable Buildings and Neighbourhoods With BIM

BIM has a wide range of potential applications in the construction industry. In Giessen, the system is being used to realise the EnEff:Stadt FlexQuartier energy efficiency district.

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Old Becomes New: Concular’s Mission to Digitise Circular Construction

Concular, a company dedicated to advancing circular construction through digital innovations, is introducing key elements such as a building resource passport, a fresh DIN standard, and an online store for reclaimed building materials. This approach not only offers cost savings but also contributes significantly to sustainability.

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“Digitalisation is Key to Climate Neutrality in the Building Sector”: An Interview with Sibyl Steuwer

How can we rapidly revolutionise the construction industry, and where are digital technologies playing a pivotal role? Sibyl Steuwer from BPIE shares her insights in an interview.

Giving Old Materials a New Identity: Circular Building With Digital Material Passports

The concept of creating new houses from old materials and components has been around for a long time. Digital material passports are intended to modernise the process.

The CUBE, Dresden
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Carbon Concrete: Dresden Building 70 Percent More Sustainable Than Other Concrete Buildings

The CUBE in Dresden proves that carbon concrete is an exciting building material for a successful construction turnaround.

Sebastian Schels

Achieving More With Less By Building Simply

Houses constructed using a simple-build approach leverage high-tech processes for low-tech solutions, as well as smart structural design, to achieve maximum energy efficiency.

The CUBE Berlin: Office Building With a ‘Brain’

Thanks to artificial intelligence, the CUBE Berlin adapts to the needs of its users and at the same time creates more efficient control processes. What does this mean for the future of office work?

Valentin Schmied

Low-Tech, High Comfort: A Sustainable Vision for School Buildings

Together with the city of Aalen, climate-positive architects, engineers and teachers have planned a futuristic school building.