Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP

Building on knowledge

Building physics is one of the keys to a successful building project. The Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP focuses its work on research, development, testing, demonstration and consulting in the various fields of building physics.

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Symposium, 6.-8.3.2018

thinkstep symposium »think 2018«

The 10th thinkstep symposium from March 6-8 is focusing on how to embed sustainability into core business and drive sustainable change. Get inspired by exciting plenum discussions and keynote presentations from international speakers. As part of the symposium, Fraunhofer IBP will be hosting a »Science Meets Business Training« on 6 March in Eulenhof Stuttgart.


Urban Eco-Development in China: Fraunhofer partners with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

With Fraunhofer and Shanghai Jiao Tong University two outstanding research organizations are seeking close partnership to tackle today’s challenges of ecologically compatible urbanization and associated advances in urban planning and construction industry in China.


Moisture in Buildings – Highly Relevant All Over the World

Moisture management in buildings is a trending topic, as moisture related problems not only affect old buildings, but energy efficient new ones as well. In the United States, roughly 50 percent of all households reported the prevalence of dampness and mold.


Better Building – Better Life: Joint Forum of Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance and DGNB

From November 7-10, 2017 the Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance and the German Sustainable Building Council DGNB e.V. will be presenting a joint forum in keeping with the motto "Better Building – Better Life" on the occasion of the FENESTRATION BAU China trade fair at Shanghai.

Research in Focus


Research in Focus

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Research in Focus

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