Wolfgang Frey as a key speaker at this year’s ILGBC


Leading experts in ecological building are also meeting this year at the Israel Green Building Council (ILGBC) in Tel-Aviv. The Green Building Council was founded in 2007 as a non-profit enterprise. Today, the ILGBC enjoys world-wide recognition and has the support of national institutes and environmental associations.

As part of the 2-day event in Tel Aviv, Wolfgang Frey will be leading a day-long workshop (“Sustainable Architecture with focus on added value”) and speaking on the following topics: “From mistakes to success: the economic benefits of green building and planning” and “District Rieselfeld in Freiburg, Germany – a modern sustainable neighborhood”.


Smart Green Tower the focus of the “Digital Transformation in cities” in London


Digitalization is all the rage nowadays. Digital aspects are also gaining more and more significance in the field of green building and energy supply. High level city representatives, industry administrators and lateral thinkers are discussing the efficient application of innovative elements in what is probably the “greenest” building in the world, “Crystal”.

As part of the conference “Digital Transformation in cities” in London on 9/14, Mr Frey presented the flagship project Smart Green Tower.


Study Project at EH Freiburg


Over two semesters (2014-2015), six students at the EH Freiburg conducted a total of 17 interviews with people including the residents of the house “pro scholare” to find out their opinions about the structural and social architecture at home, their contacts and the cultural sensibilities in district Rieselfeld, hurdles and experiences with this concept of living. In addition, they conducted interviews with experts that offers ambulant support for people with disabilities and is an important partner at the community. All findings of the project were published on July 7, 2015.


Frey Architekten at the C.A.R.M.E.N.Symposium


During the 2-day CARMEN Symposium, Mr. Jürgen Heller of Frey Architekten Freiburg will talk on “Smart building – Intelligent Energy Supply for a Sustainable Future in the City” and the Smart Green Tower. (Speech: Tuesday, 7/7/2015 at 2:30 pm)

C.A.R.M.E.N. e.V. (Centrales Agrar-Rohstoff Marketing- und Energie-Netzwerk) with its headquarters in Straubing deal with everything related to renewable raw materials. It provides consultation to companies, individuals and politicians, publishes market studies, expert reports and evaluations and supports projects that use renewable resources. C.A.R.M.E.N. e.V. aims at sensitizing the public and accelerating the transfer of technology and information.


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.


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.


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”


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”.