Smart Building

The Building Instructor

The Building Instructor

The Kenny’s Auto-Center is one of the most renowned car dealerships in Switzerland. The company is not only known for its automobile stars, but also for its invitation to exquisite…
The hot curves of the Limmat

The hot curves of the Limmat

The Celts already knew how to use its healing powers long before the Romans built the ancient Aquae Helveticae here – in Baden an der Limmat there are the oldest…
2010s – The robe of the Phoenix

2010s – The robe of the Phoenix

Continuity and recognizability are strengths of a brand core. And good architecture is a shining business card for a company. Why the Brandstetters never get bored when it comes to…
The trick with the sensor

The trick with the sensor

It all started with an ingenious trick on the temperature sensor and the right control technology for old oil heating systems. Now, in North Rhine-Westphalia, not only are aging heat…
3:0 for the future

3:0 for the future

Soccer stadiums in the middle of the city have become rare. But wherever they still exist, they are revered and loved. However, the ravages of time are also gnawing away…
The hanging garden of Stuttgart

The hanging garden of Stuttgart

When one of Europe’s most innovative planning and consulting firms in the real estate sector constructs its own building, the extraordinary becomes the standard: At OWP12, innovation begins far below…
Hamburg’s new gem

Hamburg’s new gem

Spring 2021 – no cable has yet been installed, no control cabinet has been fitted, and no control system has been activated. Nevertheless, the building automation experts from Phoenix Contact…
When the wall shakes

When the wall shakes

When Mother Earth discovers her archaic nature, man becomes very small. Earthquakes are an elementary force of nature against which hardly any protection is possible. It is therefore all the…
The Building Whisperer

The Building Whisperer

Bernhard Tillmanns has a vision. He wants to change the buildings of the future. He wants to make them flexible. Versatile. Updateable. And already today! Shell construction in various stages…
Light, beautiful and smart

Light, beautiful and smart

Light from the Lüneburg Heath is conquering city centers worldwide. Portrait of an innovative lighting manufacturer with an exciting vertical range of manufacture and bright future prospects. Peter Oetjens, Head…
The smart head office

The smart head office

In Nordhorn there is a new building, which is not only a showpiece for energy management and building automation. It is also populated by people who have quite literally internalized…
Gentle bouncers

Gentle bouncers

The more gentle the bouncer, the more pleasant the entrance. A visit to the Westphalian town of Lippstadt shows why this is not only the case when it comes to…
The disruptor

The disruptor

Similarly to a velociraptor in the jungle of primeval times, our disruptor sweeps through the electronic and mechanical undergrowth of his territory. Always on the lookout for an application that…
The digital blacksmith

The digital blacksmith

The Vinci Group is not only a global player when it comes to the construction and maintenance of buildings and infrastructure. It also operates an in-house forge. Red-hot iron, however,…
Tower building at Rottweil

Tower building at Rottweil

ThyssenKrupp installed state-of-the-art technology in the Rottweil test tower. Also from Phoenix Contact.
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