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Danish delegation at the Vienna Congress on Sustainable Building BauZ!

9. February 2016

Focus on reusing and retrofitting building materials and existing buildings

From 27-29 January 2016 ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Copenhagen participated in the Vienna Congress on Sustainable Building BauZ! and brought along a group of Danish delegates consisting of building experts from the architecture firm  Henning Larsen Architects , the engineering consulting group NIRAS and the Danish Technological Institute
This year the conference focused on the topic of reusing and retrofitting building materials and existing buildings and also included a presentation on the reutilization of bricks by Stefania Butera from the Danish Technological Institute.

The conference took place within BAUEN & ENERGIE WIEN , the fair for healthy building, renovating and energy saving in Vienna. Speakers from Austria, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Canada and Spain reported on rehabilitation policies, temporary utilizations, rehabilitation in the course of the preservation of historic sites, financing models, the economic potential of and technical opportunities for recovery, daylight and glazing as well as new resources and tools for rehabilitation.

The event kicked off with an architectural field visit to reused and retrofitted buildings in the Vienna area. Over the following two days the congress offered presentations, a panel discussion, workshops, an evening reception and a get-together in the halls of the trade fair premises.

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