Albrecht Braun GmbH

1.58 billion liters of rainwater in 20 years

The Arena licensed group held a meeting in Esslingen (Germany) at the end of 2012. Albrecht Braun of braun-Steine located in Amstetten illustrated the 20-year history of the paver system Arena in an impressive way. Owing to the special, irregular shape of the pavers and the resulting joints, the pavement features a permanently high permeability. An average rainfall of 750 l/m² per year adds up to about 1.58 billion liters of rainwater in 20 years, seeping away through Arena pavements and being successfully returned to nature. This is an impressive and sustainable eco-balance for a pavement...

Related articles:

Issue 2015-09 Braun-Steine

Showing your colors at the company’s 140th anniversary

Sustainable development and social responsibility are important values in the history of the company Braun-Steine GmbH, located in Amstetten, Germany. In keeping with these values, the company,...

more
Issue 2019-12 BRAUN-STEINE

Paving block and masonry design award

Redotto-RC made by braun-steine is the winner of the Focus Open Gold international design award presented by the Baden-Württemberg Design Center. The block clearly demonstrates that sustainability...

more
Issue 2018-03 BRAUN-STEINE

Generational change at the leading manufacturer of concrete products

The generational change at braun-steine, the leading German manufacturer of premium-quality concrete products, which was already announced in September of last year (see BFT International 09/2017, pp....

more
Issue 2015-09 Heinrich Niemeier GmbH & Co. KG

Block pavement binds ­pollutants

In times of climate change and increasing frequency of heavy rain events, rainwater management plays a more and more significant role. The solution for a new housing estate in Berlin-Zehlendorf is a...

more
Issue 2013-09 Albrecht Braun

International competition of concrete artists

Concrete as source material for works of art – with this idea and his passion for art ­Albrecht Braun created in 1999 the competition “Artist at Work.” This year, the managing partner of...

more