Short News of the Fraunhofer IBP

  • Branches Stuttgart and Holzkirchen
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    The health of employees, customers, partners and suppliers is our highest priority. With this in mind, we have reduced operations at our institutes to a minimum. Of course, we are still working and are available for you in our home offices. Communication is therefore by telephone or digital means.

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  • Crowdfunding campaign
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    "Be part of it and save your heritage" - this is the motto of the crowdfunding campaign of the Pompeii Sustainable Preservation Project (PSPP) to support young restoration workers from all over the world. The aim of the campaign, which will run from 5 March to 8 April 2020, is to offer up to 16 students a place at the PSPP's International Conservation Summer Academy in Pompeii. This not only represents a sustainable contribution to the preservation of our cultural heritage but will also give the students the opportunity to get to know our cultural heritage from a new perspective!

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  • Logo of the BIM2FM Groupe
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    How to tackle the challenges posed by increasing digitization in building operations effectively? The BIM2FM Collaboration Group is concerned with exactly this issue. The current status of its work was presented to the general public at BIM World 2019. Here you can pay a virtual visit to the trade fair presentation.

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  • Stromatolite Skyscraper
    © Julia Brownlee_NOAA (city), Paul Harrison (microbialites), Jonathon Keats (illustration)

    Fraunhofer Institute For Building Physics IBP Has Partnered With Experimental Philosopher Jonathon Keats On A Revolutionary Urban Planning Scheme for Extreme Climate Change. Preliminary City Designs To Be Revealed At STATE Studio In Berlin Next Month.

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  • Einweihung Fraunhofer Project Center
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    The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is collaborating globally with excellent partners to create synergies for research and build bridges to regional markets. With this in mind, the opening of the Fraunhofer Project Center for Urban Eco-Development at Shanghai Jiao Tong University was celebrated with a festive event on the evening of November 4th, 2019. The aim of the Project Center is cooperation in the areas of smart and ecological construction as well as urban development.

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  • Gunnar Grün appointed Professor of Building Physics
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    Gunnar Grün has been appointed Professor of Building Physics at the University of Stuttgart with effect from September 3, 2019. His broad range of skills and subject knowledge will be an excellent addition to the research and teaching at the Institute for Acoustics and Building Physics IABP.

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  • Logo of the Project CoNZEBs
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    The EU Horizont 2020 project CoNZEBs (Cost reduction of new Nearly Zero‐Energy Buildings) has developed a brochure for potential end-users and for those who are already living in multi-family Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs). It informs about experiences, expectations and additional benefits of NZEBs and is available in five languages (German, Danish, Italian, Slovenian and English).

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