Technical seminar on load-bearing structures made of precast concrete elements in Münster

The Association of German Precast Construction (FDB – Fachvereinigung Deutscher Betonfertigteilbau e.V.) and the Information Center Concrete (IZB - InformationsZentrum Beton) invite to come to the Mövenpick Hotel in Münster (Germany) to attend their technical seminar to be held on November 23, 2016 as part of the Architects and Engineer Forum West.

The event which is directed to architects and structural engineers will present the topic of load-bearing structures made of precast concrete elements from an aesthetical and structural point of view. In seven lectures, the speakers will focus on issues, like the following: Where are the optimization potentials in construction and design with precast concrete elements? What do you have to know about concrete used for load-bearing elements? What is the best way to use self-compacting concretes? How do we have to take tolerances in structural engineering into account?

Using a material like concrete that inherently is durable, reliable and can be produced in any shape, low overall heights at wide spans and short assembly times, precast concrete construction allows implementing load-bearing structures with wide spans in a cost-effective, reliable and sustainable way by means of prestressing. On the basis of good practical examples, the speakers will provide information in their lectures on the unconventional, diverse and versatile options to use precast concrete elements in structural design. Precast concrete elements allow the implementation of creative ideas in projects, finally completing them efficiently, too.

Detailed information on the technical seminar, the registration fees and the registration is available in the calendar of events at //www.beton.org" target="_blank" >www.beton.org:www.beton.org. The technical seminar will take place on November 23, 2016 at Mövenpick Hotel Münster, Kardinal-von-Galen-Ring 65, 48149 Münster.


Related articles:

Issue 09/2018 IZB/FDB

Load-bearing precast elements – constructional and creative

Information Center Concrete (IZB – InformationsZentrum) and the Association of German Precast Construction (FDB – Fachvereinigung Deutscher Betonfertigteilbau) will organize two seminars on the...

Issue 10/2017 FDB

Precast Concrete Structures, seminar in November in Bonn, Germany

On 30 November 2017, planners and architects will have the opportunity to get a comprehensive understanding of the use of precast elements in structures – within the scope of the event series...

Issue 02/2021

Surfaces of structural precast components – Standard approach in accordance with the FDB Code of Practice No. 1

Structural precast components are primarily used in conventional industrial and commercial construction. They form the system of load-bearing members of buildings, including roof trusses, restraining...

Issue 05/2018 Halfen

Immediately load-bearing connection – new trend for  precast elements

The universally applicable Halfen HEK precast coupler is a practical solution for fast and efficient installation of precast concrete elements. Conventional connections for precast concrete elements...

Issue 08/2021

Precast cornices fastened to load-bearing thermal insulation elements

Right in the heart of the city of Heilbronn, adjacent to the Stadtpark, a luxury 4-star plus hotel was built featuring an innovative concrete façade. The design developed by Berthold Architekten BDA,...