Title | Titelbild

Heritage-sympathetic conversion

The model example of the conversion of Gut Maarhausen, a country estate, shows how heritage-sympathetic refurbishment can succeed from design to realization. “Here, despite the conflicting priorities...

Technical Paper | Fachbeitrag

Bonded laying for special building projects

Laying pavers in a mortar bed with a fixed joint offers planners and architects very special design and application possibilities. However, the bonded construction of pavers makes special demands on...

Research & Teaching | Forschung & Lehre

Dissertation from Germany wins first place

For the twelfth time, Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich, a machine engineering company, joined up with ECREF European Centre for Refractories gem. GmbH to present the Gustav Eirich Award (GEA) at the...

Research Report | Aus der Forschung Brickworks Museum Cham/Switzerland

Self-made rammed earth kiln tower

Studio Boltshauser students under the direction of visiting professor Roger Boltshauser planned an almost nine-metre-high tower made of rammed earth for the Cham Brickworks Museum at the Technical...

Germany News Municipal Housing Construction Conference 2021

“Politics is not the better building contractor”

In October, the Association of the Bavarian Brick and Tile Industry (BZV), the Builders‘ Guild for the district of Traunstein-Berchtesgadener Land and Association of the Bavarian Building Industry...