Study: How Can Municipalities Contribute to a Carbon Neutral Society?
Most global emissions are attributable to urban areas. Nevertheless, most cities and municipalities are making little progress towards achieving their sustainability goals and those of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
Costs, Deadlines and Quality According to Plan – Projects in North Rhine-Westphalia Lead the Way
Major projects in Germany are often behind schedule or overrun the budget – two landmark projects in North Rhine-Westphalia are impressive by running contrary to this generalization. Drees & Sommer provided comprehensive project management services for both the new exhibition center of Essen (Neue Messe Essen) and the new building of the Regional Authority for Nature, the Environment and Consumer Protection (Landesamt für Natur, Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz – LANUV) in Duisburg.
Museum in Wittelsbach Palace Awakes from its Slumber
On May 10, 2019, Wittelsbach Palace in the Bavarian town of Friedberg opened the doors of the new museum with an official celebration. The exhibition was closed for several years and now the museum collection, which has a history of 130 years, has been relocated to the south wing. It offers various attractions such as active participation exhibits, interactive media and a museum café. Drees & Sommer has supported the process with project management services.
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.
C2C Textiles: Healthy for Humans, Safe for the Environment
Biodegradable textile products without any harmful chemicals? Yes, they are possible. Cradle to Cradle® experts from international consultants EPEA GmbH – Part of Drees & Sommer are working alongside Beneficial Design Institute GmbH to develop and distribute products that are designed with this aspiration in mind, as well as providing holistic quality, innovation and esthetic appeal.
Dortmund Thinks Digitally: How We Design Cities with Future-Proofing in Mind
How can cities be made fit for the future through digital transformation? The approaches chosen by the German city of Dortmund in this respect were the subject of the first City Talk to which Drees & Sommer had invited guests, in Dortmund, yesterday evening, April 11.
Smart Building Solutions: How Software Revolutionizes The Real Estate Industry
Digitalization, innovation and startups: at the two-day Smart Building Solutions symposium at Smart Logistics Cluster on the campus of RWTH Aachen University, it was clear that these are more than just catchy buzzwords.
At the Workplace or in Traffic: How Mobile will the Future be?
No matter whether we are talking about a desk or a car, more and more people are opting for the principle of sharing. By doing so, they contribute to sustainable and efficient urban development, away from traffic jams and fine particle alarms towards good quality of life and of workplace.
Kick-Off for Zollhof Digital Startup Center in Nuremberg
Innovative ideas, entrepreneurial spirit and a promising network: all this can be found at the ZOLLHOF Tech Incubator in the German city of Nuremberg. At the listed old customs house building near the central railway station, Zollhof Betreiber GmbH is creating space for an ‘incubator’ to promote digital business ideas.
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.