Innovative modular construction with smart concrete

Solid.box - innovative concrete-made housing modules

In Germany, much too little is being constructed. According to calculations by the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW), at least 310,000 dwelling units annually would have to be constructed by 2020 in Germany. Living space is scarce, especially in heavily populated urban centers. The construction industry is thus facing major challenges that cannot be met with conventional construction methods alone. In this situation rethinking is required.

Among the possible alternatives are flexible building solutions. In this context, the concrete plant Betonwerk Büscher GmbH & Co. KG, Büter Bau...

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