Green Construction Congress

'Turning green into growth. Living green, building better and saving money through efficiency' were the key themes of the interdisciplinary congress. The following aspects of sustainable architecture were addressed in brief talks and workshops:

- Gain an understanding of shaping the future of the green market
- Utilise technologies, techniques and materials to minimise the environmental impact
- Realise the financial benefits and investor motivation for green buildings
- Familiarise yourself with the green building certification process
- Create a successful high-performance building
- Learn how to turn an existing building into a green building
- Apply sustainable construction process innovation to meet future needs

Besides Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Tishman Speyer, among others, Rudolf Trachsel of BGP par-ticipated in the Green Construction Congress in Berlin, where he delivered a lecture on 'Sustainable New Buildings'.