Yearly Archive: 2015

Wolfgang Frey at the BT Management Meeting 2015 by Siemens

Wolfgang Frey was granted the honor at this year’s management meeting of giving a lecture on the Smart Green Tower. The latest Siemens technology is also being implemented in this flagship project, that is being built at the end of 2016 for the first time in Freiburg.

Around 160 top Siemens managers from regions around the world (Germany, Europe, America, Asia and Australia) and the headquarters come together annually at the BT management meeting in order to discuss the strategic orientation. A major focus is sustainable urban development (“Sustainable Cities Initiative”), which is reflected inter alia in the form of the event building “Crystal” in London.

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Symposium: “Architectural components of innovative housing models”

The model project “Strong municipalities – Strong Country” is an initiative that was launched by the Ministry of construction and infrastructure of Rhineland-Palatinate.

In this context, an all-day symposium will be held on 22nd April 2015 in Zell an der Mosel, where suggestions will be collected and perspectives will be presented in order to make rural health care more sustainable.

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Visit from the Tongji University to Freiburg

Frey Architekten received a visit from the Tongji University in April 2015. The Shanghai University is one of the world renowned universities, with around 55,000 students. The Tongji University values and maintains the exchange of knowledge and culture between Germany and China. To this end, in 1998 a Chinese-German College (CDHK) was founded – a joint project with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Professor Li, Dean for architecture and urban development at the Tongji University, came on 4/10/2015 to visit the office of Frey Architekten.

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Symposium 2015

Wolfgang Frey is honored to participate in the professional discussion and make a speech.
The discussion will focus on the topic: “Resilience of buildings and estates facing the climate change”

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EGEA Western Regional Congress 2015

Topic: “GREEN CITY – Sustainable Urban Development”

The EGEA Western Regional Congress 2015 takes place from 25th to 30th March in the Philipps-Universität Marburg. Wolfgang Frey from Frey Architekten will give a lecture on 26th March about “Green City Freiburg”.

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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.

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