Smart buildings and smart cities, a burden or opportunity?
How we can turn the still largely theoretical concept of smart cities as an urban and architectural vision that combines economy, ecology and technology, into a reality. This was the topic of a virtual roundtable discussion hosted by Drees & Sommer where a panel of regional experts shared their perspectives on the development of smart buildings and cities.
Drees & Sommer Presents a Film with a Difference
Drees & Sommer held the premiere of a very special film: it is long (6.5 minutes) and it is different! It is not a glossy promotional film. And this is indicative of the Group’s DNA – what makes the staff get out of bed every morning and what drives them in their projects.
Drees & Sommer Flash Survey: Hotels Becoming Smarter and Greener
The corona shutdown has had a severe impact on the hospitality industry. Investors, owners and operators intend to counter this with more digital processes and sustainability, while focusing more strongly on core markets: these are the key findings of a recent Drees & Sommer survey. 34 investors, owners, leaseholders and developers took part in the survey.
Green Data Centers instead of Hot Air
Digitization has led to an enormous increase in data traffic worldwide, putting data centers to the test. The result is high energy consumption, from which large amounts of waste heat are generated. Projects like Audi's IN-Campus technology park in Ingolstadt are setting a good example.
Ecosystem instead of going it alone
On May 6, the Drees & Sommer innovation forum Silo? Network? Ecosystem! dealt with the impact of corona on startups and their ecosystem, as well as asking what opportunities for new business models are opened up. More than 250 participants dialed into the digital conference.