Futuristic building extension with support from fischer

KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin: View of the seemingly floating stairway made of glass and exposed concrete.

“Normally projects such as these proceed very differently”, Jochen Burbach chuckles. “We are usually involved much earlier on – we know what to expect and can plan accordingly”, says the 41-year-old Manager for the fixing specialist fischer. But this time things were different. The former KINDL beer brewery was set to be turned into a […]

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On the safe track through Copenhagen

It’s a project of epic proportions: The city of Copenhagen is increasing the size of its existing metro system by two-thirds with the construction of the new “Cityringen” metro ring. Modern fixing technology is securing the railway equipment, fire protection systems, signalling technology, service ducts, wall cladding and much more.

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“As you can see, you can’t see anything!”

We check back again and again. But nothing has happened for over 40 years. We measure, examine and test, but there haven’t been any changes. The anchor simply hasn’t budged during our long-term test at our headquarters in Waldachtal. Read on to find out why a standstill isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

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The aktivhaus: the future of living

Anyone who has built something before knows that it can be a long and rocky road to owning your own home. Almost every home builder will be familiar with four problems. First of all: it takes much longer than expected. Secondly, and in connection: construction becomes significantly more expensive. Thirdly: the finished house has some […]

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Stop the waste!

Plentiful…like sand on the seashore. Anyone trying to illustrate the sheer endless availability of a material might have to rethink this comparison. Indeed, the stuff that tourists’ dreams are made of is, in fact, running out. Sandy beaches are getting narrower; on some coasts, they are completely gone. All that remains are the desolate skeletons […]

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