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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Trade Show / October 31 – November 3

Better Building – Better Life: Fraunhofer’s Pavilion at FENESTRATION BAU CHINA 2018

Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance, carrier and initiator of new and innovative developments in the field of construction research, will be present for the fifth time at this year’s FENESTRATION BAU China, Asia’s leading building fair.


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.

Research in Focus


Research in Focus

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Research in Focus

This rubric provides insights into the research work of Fraunhofer IBP.


Testing facilities

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