Consolidated Results 2018: Drees & Sommer Continues to Invest in Sustainability and Digital Transformation
The international real estate consulting company Drees & Sommer generated sales of EUR 424.9 million in 2018, a year-on-year increase of almost 12 percent. Its profit was up 6 percent, at EUR 47.7 million. Further growth in the company, which is managed by its partners, is inextricably linked with sustainable and digital buildings.
Research highlights lack of political and financial support to reach urban sustainability targets across Europe
A thinkstep AG and Drees & Sommer study into delivering sustainability targets in European cities has found that a lack of political support and financial resources are among the biggest barriers.
Drees & Sommer Innovation Forum – Sustainability as a Yardstick of Economic Success
In recent years many companies have also revised the way they think, moving away from pure profit maximization toward a more active role for the environment and society. The potential success of this move was at the heart of Drees & Sommer’s Innovation Forum entitled Tipping Point – Blue Equals Profitability.
experimenta Opens: Experiencing Science and Technology at First Hand
Knowledge, as they say, comes from experience, and experimenta Heilbronn – the largest science center in Germany – fulfills this by offering a space of around 25,000 square meters where everything can be explored, from everyday issues to cutting-edge research.
Freiburg City Hall Wins German Sustainability Award
The DGNB Sustainable Building award of the German Sustainable Building Council was bestowed to the new city hall in Freiburg’s Stühlinger district for outstanding implementation of ecological and architectural standards. The award was presented in the German city of Düsseldorf on December 7, 2018.
Integration of BIM, LCM® and Timber Construction: Campus of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts on Suurstoffi Site wins Swiss Architecture Prize Arc-Award
The new campus of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) on the Suurstoffi site not only boasts the tallest timber high-rise building in Switzerland, but the implementation of the project is also innovative.
Hammerbrooklyn Digital Campus: Campus of the Future is Being Built in Hamburg
The Hammerbrooklyn.DigitalCampus is being developed into a pioneer in the field of digital transformation and innovation on former wholesale market areas between Hamburg’s main railroad station and the HafenCity harbor district.