Housing Guide: Sustainable Lighting
Housing Guide: Sustainable Lighting
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Housing Guide: Sustainable Lighting

23. 05. 2022 by Michelle Veillard

LED lamps and luminaires are now the standard technology in modern households. The less popular energy-saving lamp is obsolete and halogen lamps, apart from certain special lamps, are no longer permitted for sale in the EU. The new energy label has also shaken up the class recommendation.

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Topping out in Spandau: all’s moving ahead with the HAVEL-SPEICHER development
Topping out in Spandau: all’s moving ahead with the HAVEL-SPEICHER development
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Topping out in Spandau: all’s moving ahead with the HAVEL-SPEICHER development

20. 05. 2022 by Michael Divé

In beautiful sunshine, the topping out was celebrated for quite a special structure: the HAVEL-SPEICHER complements the distinctive ensemble of three historic warehouse buildings opposite the island of Eiswerder. The construction helps conserve resources.

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Housing Guide: Green Living
Housing Guide: Green Living
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Housing Guide: Green Living

13. 04. 2022 by Helmut Bayerl

Living in a green area, and in the city – for a lot of people it’s a residential dream. In view of the climate crisis and changing housing needs, more and more buildings are being greened and urban gardening areas are being provided. We take a closer look at the potentials and the performance criteria of greening.

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BUWOG THE VIEW wins the 2022 BIGSEE ARCHITECTURE AWARD
BUWOG THE VIEW wins the 2022 BIGSEE ARCHITECTURE AWARD
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BUWOG THE VIEW wins the 2022 BIGSEE ARCHITECTURE AWARD

05. 04. 2022 by Michael Divé

The residential building BUWOG THE VIEW has won the 2022 BIGSEE ARCHITECTURE AWARD. Designed by LOVE architecture and urbanism, the building is located in Berlin.

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Housing Guide: What’s important with an apartment handover?
Housing Guide: What’s important with an apartment handover?
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Housing Guide: What’s important with an apartment handover?

28. 02. 2022 by Thassilo Hazod

Most people can hardly wait to move into their new apartment. Before the move can get underway, the new place must be thoroughly inspected during the handover. But what do you have to look out for? And how should the old apartment be left? To avoid unnecessary conflicts and problems, we’ve gathered the most important information.

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Species protection programme: sand lizards successfully relocated
Species protection programme: sand lizards successfully relocated
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Species protection programme: sand lizards successfully relocated

27. 02. 2022 by Torsten Hahn

In Berlin-Spandau, BUWOG was planning to build 320 new rental apartments and a daycare centre. But before the construction work could begin, a strictly protected species of lizard had to be relocated to a substitute habitat.

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Housing Guide: Mould – What to Do?
Housing Guide: Mould – What to Do?
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Housing Guide: Mould – What to Do?

24. 01. 2022 by Thassilo Hazod

Mould in the apartment should be swiftly removed because it is harmful to health and can damage the building. Reasons for the occurrence of mould can be building defects, insufficient heating or incorrect ventilation. The problem should be tackled, particularly in the cold season. Here is the most important information concerning potential causes, what is important for professional removal and how to minimise the risk of infestation.

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Sustainable from the very beginning: BUWOG NEUE MITTE SCHÖNEFELD
Sustainable from the very beginning:  BUWOG NEUE MITTE SCHÖNEFELD
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Sustainable from the very beginning: BUWOG NEUE MITTE SCHÖNEFELD

21. 12. 2021 by Jennifer Nülle

The cranes are in operation in Schönefeld, directly next to the town hall: BUWOG NEUE MITTE SCHÖNEFELD is being constructed here, a development with around 330 condominiums. In terms of sustainability, there is now a special achievement to report: the amount of steel used has been reduced by an entire 581 tonnes. An interview with Dirk Nitsche, who is overseeing the project as technical project manager.

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