Monthly Archive: February 2015

Book: Freiburg Green City

Freiburg is one of the 55 cities from around the world that have been invited to present concepts relating the subject “Better City – Better Life” at the Expo 2010 in Shanghai. In the past few decades Freiburg has earned an international reputation for its commitment to socially and ecologically sustainable urban development. This book offers a view of what has been achieved so far in this ecosolar capital of Germany and what milestones are still to be reached along the way to the Green City of the future.


Political Dialogue with Matern von Marschall

On February 12, 2015 the consortium and the expert group of the Smart Green Tower (former “Green City Tower”) met Matern von Marschall, from the Christian Democratic Union of Germany and Member of German Parliament for the constituency of Freiburg, for a political dialogue.


Wolfgang Frey’s Speech on Siemens SYMPOS 2015

Siemens SYMPOS 2015

How will buildings in the future look like? What requirements must be fulfilled so that it can operate efficiently, environmental friendly and safely? Answers to these questions can be found on the Siemens SYMPOS 2015.

Come and see highlights like the system “Desigo CC”, a milestone in the history of building management. This tool allows you to control all technics in the building and optimize them. Let yourself be inspired and discover the perfect combination in the building. Guests can also enjoy the talk by the prestigious architect Wolfgang Frey. His architectural office in Freiburg-Rieselfeld is currently planning the “Smart Green Tower”, a 51-meter-high residential and commercial tower located in Freiburg. The planning by Frey Architekten consciously departs from the common standard architectural aesthetics and relies on a building whose appearance displays the innovative photovoltaic concept.