Book review | Buchvorstellung

Company News | Firmennachrichten

Announcement of Nominees

A record number of 789 projects from 53 countries has been submitted to the Brick Award 22. The 10th Brick Award has had the highest number of entries in its history, demonstrating the...


New products for the roof

Ergoldsbacher Level RSThe new smooth tile in clinker quality, the Ergoldsbacher Level RS, is already the third „specialist“ from Erlus for flat roof pitches, according to the company. The angular...


Anniversary meeting in Münster

At the end of September, this year‘s annual meeting of the Arbeitskreis Baufachpresse took place in Münster. The 60th anniversary of the professional association was celebrated, and the election of a...


TCKI confirms high quality of Sooneck clay

The Stichting Technisch Centrum voor de Keramische Industrie (TCKI), an international technical centre for the ceramics industry, has confirmed the high quality of Sooneck clay. Sooneck clay is...


Company museum documents brick history

Jungk brickworks was founded in 1862 and developed by a five generations to a major brickworks in Europe. Having stepped down from management of the company, senior director Ernst K. Jungk has...


Pavement going up the walls

The path to the front door leads over a refreshingly colourful, varied clinker pavement - and if you‘re not careful, you could easily walk up the wall: Using a 50-year-old brick building as a base,...



Exciting times, many changes

Dear readers,We live in exciting times that have brought many changes, especially in the last two years, including here in this editorial office. After joining Bauverlag as editor in September 2020 to...


Germany News

Annual meeting in Berlin

At the beginning of November, the members of the Brick Research Association met for their annual conference in Berlin. Rainer Berentelg, Chairman of the Board of the FGZ, expressed his pleasure at...

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...


International News

Virtual General Assembly 2021

On account of Corona, this year’s TBE General Assembly (Tiles and Bricks Europe) was held as a virtual event, too, at the end of September 2021.In 2020-2021, the European Commission was actively...


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...


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...


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...


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...