BAU adds value to the wealth of individual exhibitors showing in Munich with an engaging series of talks and carefully curated special shows, which provide visitors with even more inspiration as well as with the opportunity to network with their peers – and, of course, to do business.
Special Shows at BAU 2013
* TomorrowTown – Intelligent building for the city of the future: Urban expansion and change will have a key influence on social developments in the 21st century. Organised by the Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance (Hall C2), Tomorrow Town comprises 30 ‘intelligent-building’ product and system solutions that can make contribution to a sustainable city of the future.
* Sustainable building products. More transparency promotes better decisions: The DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council), in cooperation with leading partners from the building industry and building research, will use examples of completed and certified projects to illustrate the relevance of building products for the construction, operation and certification of sustainable buildings. (Hall C2)
* Universal Design: In cooperation with ift Rosenheim, BAU is organising ‘Universal Design’, a show that addresses the challenge within the construction sector and in manufacturing to ensure that buildings and products can be accessed by the greatest number of people. (Hall C4)
* Building for life – Cost-effective. Flexible. Barrier-free: Presented by BAU in cooperation with GGT Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gerontotechnik®, ‘Building for Life’ focuses on the idea and provision of comfort. Hall A4 will host a series of full-scale, multi-functional and flexible rooms, fitted out with products that appeal to young and old alike.
Forums at BAU 2013
Experts from all over the world who are concerned with questions of architecture and city development will be speaking on these subjects, as well as taking questions, at BAU 2013 – right in the middle of the fair.
Forums in Halls C2, A6 and B0 will see, among others, big-name architects such as Patrick Schumacher, Stefan Behnisch and Werner Sobek present their respective points of views, while referencing their own work. This really is a value-added opportunity for every BAU visitor to get up to speed with the latest thinking, so don’t miss out.