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Georg Fischer wins the bautec.INNOVATION AWARD

21.02.2020 - The Georg Fischer company has been declared the outright winner of the bautec.INNOVATION AWARD 2020 with its Hycleen Automation system, which automatically regulates and monitors circulating and flushing valves.

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Green infrastructure is now a well-established essential

21.02.2020 - On the second day at bautec the “GRÜNBAU:TALKS | Green, resilient, sustainable” focused on the impact of climate change in urban areas

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Sanitary sector presents innovations with the emphasis on design

21.02.2020 - With such items as showers, WCs and wash basins, Hall 1.2 at bautec in Berlin provides planners, tradesmen and architects with an overview of the latest in the sanitary sector.

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Wind power and photovoltaics are indispensable for supplying carbon-neutral energy

21.02.2020 - On the Thursday of bautec at the Building Practice Centre Sanitation-Heating-Air Con Prof. Dr. Jan Mugele provided information on the current status of the energy transition where technical building installations are concerned.

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up#Berlin: Innovations – the building of the future

21.02.2020 - On Thursday, at a panel discussion at the forum up#Berlin in Hall 4.2, planners and architects exchanged views on new solutions for urban housing.

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bautec Congress: The future of housing

21.02.2020 - What will the cities of the future look like? With a keynote speech on this subject the trend researcher and consultant Oona Horx-Strathern will open the bautec Congress” Urban Housing | Position and Perspectives”, which is aimed at planners and architects.

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Start-up Area: New solutions for digital construction

20.02.2020 - In Hall 4.2 bautec’s new Start-up Area is where startups are exhibiting innovative, practical and digital solutions for the construction industry.

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Management of building defects goes BIM

20.02.2020 - The web-based SaaS solution PlanRadar facilitates the documentation and management of tasks and defects. This mobile system enables details about construction sites and buildings to be easily and rapidly acquired using a smartphone or tablet.

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Using artificial intelligence to aid densification

20.02.2020 - At the Smart City Forum with its focus on “Digital – Collaborative – Sustainable” that took place on Tuesday (18.2.) at the Building Practice Centre in Hall 3.2 at bautec, contributors included the architect Tobias Nolte from the Berlin practice Certain Measures – Office for Design Science, with methods of seeing and designing by machine.

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Lidl at bautec: living above the supermarket

20.02.2020 - Early 2020 sees the start of building work on the modern and sustainable Lidl branch in Berlin-Mahlsdorf, which also includes 26 apartments.

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Honeywell Home simplifies hydraulic equalisation

19.02.2020 - Equalising the hydraulic pressure in older buildings presents a real challenge: Achieving automatic pressure equalisation is made more difficult by not knowing where all the pipes are routed ...

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Careers Center bautec freshly sprayed

19.02.2020 - Shortly before the start of bautec 2020 the Berlin Painters’ Guild demonstrated its capabilities in Hall 5.2.

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Digital 3D building surveys in two minutes

19.02.2020 - Two years ago the 3D spatial scanner HottScan HS-1 received the bautec.INNOVATION AWARD. Hottgenroth has now provided its spatial scanner with a software update just in time for bautec 2020.

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bex technologies maintains supplies

19.02.2020 - The wide range of different items on offer in Hall 4.2 is being augmented by the presentation of digital solutions by various software companies.

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GRÜNBAU BERLIN: The country needs new play areas

19.02.2020 - Using the Berlin district of Pankow as an example, the representatives of politics, administration and civil society met on Tuesday, 18 February 2020, at the trade fair and industry platform GRÜNBAU BERLIN to discuss the part played by public and private sponsors in the development of open spaces.

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See 3D concrete printing in action

19.02.2020 - The print head of the COBOD 3D concrete printer steadily carries out its sequence of operations as it erects curved, cavity walls.

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Component-driven demolition concepts with bauteilnetz Deutschland

19.02.2020 - The nationwide cooperative project bauteilnetz Deutschland has been set up to promote the re-use of good, used building components.

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Submissions invited for the German Engineers’ Building Prize 2020

06.02.2020 - State Secretary Anne Katrin Bohle and Hans-Ullrich Kammeyer, President of the Bundesingenieurkammer (German Engineering Association), called upon the building engineers at bautec to submit their projects for the German Engineers’ Building Prize 2020.

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Norway is the partner country of bautec 2020

19.02.2020 - Norway is the first partner country of bautec. At the opening of the trade fair Jon Hansen, Minister Counsellor at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Berlin, thanked the German construction industry ...

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Federal Minister Horst Seehofer opens bautec

19.02.2020 - On Tuesday, 18 February 2020, addressing trade visitors, exhibitors and the press, Horst Seehofer, Federal Minister of the Interior, Building and Community, opened bautec 2020.

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Software companies present digital solutions at bautec

06.02.2020 - The wide range of different items on offer in Hall 4.2 is being augmented by the presentation of digital solutions by various software companies.

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TECH IN CONSTRUCTION at bautec

06.02.2020 - The building industry is becoming increasingly digitalised. Whether the tasks are the processing of orders, Building Information Modelling (BIM), Smart Building or Virtual Reality – the scope offered by start-ups in addressing these issues is massive. With their innovative solutions and digital technology, start-ups are specialising increasingly in finding ways of helping the construction industry to adapt to the digital future.

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bautec 2020: Building of the future goes digital

06.02.2020 - From 18 to 21 February 2020 the slogan in Hall 4.2 at bautec in Berlin is: Planning. Building. Operating. Main topic at the Forum up#BERLIN: Climate protection & sustainability, new housing construction, serial and modular building, digitalisation.

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Norway is the first partner country of bautec
Norway is the first partner country of bautec

Velkommen til Norge på bautec 2020

September 16, 2019 – Norway is the first partner country of bautec – Focus on the topics of sustainable and intelligent building, timber construction and BIM.

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Future City @ Grünbau Berlin 2019

Is it possible to plan safer cities? What aspects have to be considered with regard to rainwater management? How can more greenery be incorporated in cities? What role does street furniture play? These and other questions were examined by the specialist forum Future City@GRÜNBAU BERLIN (Zukunft Stadt@GRÜNBAU BERLIN) on 11 April 2019. Together with its partners Garten+Landschaft and Playground@Landscape, bautec invited industry experts to the Marshall Haus on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds in order to discuss current issues and the challenges facing planners in the development of open spaces and urban areas.

Lastrup encourages activities – for everyone

Keep off? The traditional caretaker mentality is a thing of the past at the Lastrup sports school in the Cloppenburg district.

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The urban landscape as an activities area

Martin Gessinger is a traceur. He engages in the sport known as parkour, in which the body’s own capabilities are used to traverse obstacles with the maximum efficiency.

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Bollards with added value

Landscape architect Timo Herrmann is convinced that, despite security requirements, urban planning “must reflect the fact that we live in an open and liberal society.” The work that Herrmann has been commissioned with includes designing protective installations in front of the Humboldt-Forum in Berlin.

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‘The Self-Defensive City‘

The use of structural measures to protect against the risks of terrorism is becoming an increasingly important aspect of urban planning. Such defensive measures are guided by three different philosophies, according to the architect Theo Deutinger, speaking at the specialist forum Future City@Grünbau Berlin 2019 (Zukunft Stadt@Grünbau Berlin).

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Retention basin protects against the impact of climate change

The effects of climate change are now being felt in the town of Wesseling near Cologne. During heavy rainfall combined water from the north of the Keldenich district flows into the lower-lying centre of the town in such quantities that streets, basements and underground car parks are flooded. Drains and run-offs can no longer cope with the volume of water.

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Regrowth on roofs

Each year some ten million square metres of rooftops in Germany are used for cultivation, according to Gunter Mann from the building greening association Bundesverband GebäudeGrün e.V., who was a speaker at the specialist forum Future City@Grünbau Berlin 2019 (Zukunft Stadt@Grünbau Berlin).

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