Architecture photo | Architekturfoto

Special beavertails for a special building

After three years of construction, a visitor centre has been created as a walk-in building sculpture on the Rapunzel Naturkost GmbH premises in Legau in Unterallgäu. According to the architects from...


Events | Veranstaltungen

Company News | Firmennachrichten


Small Reasons for Optimism

Dear readers,When you pick up this issue shortly after publication and hot off the press, I will be attending the Institute for Brick and Tile Research’s lateral entry seminar in Essen. On the one...


Germany News

Brick construction lasts for centuries

In recent years, discussions about the life cycle assessment of buildings have become increasingly important. A central question here is the appropriate period of consideration, particularly with...



Krumbach investor joins Lingl

The Krumbach-based company Lingl has had a new majority shareholder and a new name since 1 April 2024. Hermann Frentzen, entrepreneur from Krumbach, wants to continue the operational business and the...


„Believing in the European Spirit“

At the end of October last year, ZI editor Victor Kapr met with the new presidents of the European association Tiles and Bricks Europe (TBE) elected in June 2023 at the Bellenberg Wiest brickworks in...


Personalia | Personalien

Obituary Hans-Joachim Rauch

Hans-Joachim Rauch, Managing Director of Tonindustrie Heisterholz for many years, passed away on 4 March 2024 at the age of 79.Hans-Joachim Rauch, born on 24 August 1944, took over the management of...


Technical Paper | Fachbeitrag