German Sustainability Award 2019

November 22, 2019 /
Institute for Computational Design and Construction (Prof. A. Menges)
Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (Prof. J. Knippers)

BUGA Wood Pavilion 2019

The BUGA Wood Pavilion was awarded German Sustainability Award for "Digitalization" in the field of "Architecture" on 22. November 2019 in Düsseldorf. 

The 12. German Sustainability Award is the largest award of its kind in Europe and has established itself as a modern, independent format. It is awarded in cooperation with the Federal Government, the German Council for Sustainable Development, local organisations, business associations, research institutions and civil society organisations. The focus is on tomorrow's business models, the best ideas for the cities of the future, outstanding achievements in pioneering architecture and research into urban mobility. 

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Jury Reasoning

Photographs by Dariusz Misztal

Award Ceremony
Award Ceremony

Photographs by Ralf Rühmeier

Sir Robert Watson (IPCC)
Award Ceremony


ICD Institute for Computational Design, University of Stuttgart
Prof. Achim Menges, Martin Alvarez, Monika Göbel, Abel Groenewolt, Oliver David Krieg, Ondrej Kyjanek, Hans Jakob Wagner

ITKE Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design, University of Stuttgart
Prof. Jan Knippers, Lotte Aldinger, Simon Bechert, Daniel Sonntag

with support of:
Jorge Christie, Rebeca Duque Estrada, Robert Faulkner, Fabian Kannenberg, Guillaume Caussarieu, Bahar Al Bahar, Kyriaki Goti, Mathias Maierhofer, Valentina Soana, Babasola Thomas

Müllerblaustein Holzbauwerke GmbH, Blaustein
Reinhold Müller, Daniel Müller, Bernd Schmid

Matthias Buck, Zied Bhiri

Bundesgartenschau Heilbronn 2019
Hanspeter Faas, Oliver Toellner



Landesstelle für Bautechnik
Dr. Stefan Brendler und Dipl.-Ing. Willy Weidner

Proof Engineer
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hugo Rieger

MPA Stuttgart
Dr. Simon Aicher



Belzner Holmes Light-Design, Stuttgart
Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Hollubarsch

BIB Kutz GmbH & Co.KG, Karlsruhe
Dipl.- Ing. Beatrice Gottlöber

IIGS – Institut for Engineering Geodesy, University of Stuttgart
Prof. Volker Schwieger, Laura Balange, Urs Basalla



Photography: Roland Halbe

Camera: swabian studio GmbH

Cut: amplify design GmbH

Music: Soundtaxi GmbH



State of Baden-Wuerttemberg
University of Stuttgart
EFRE European Union
DFG German Research Foundation

Carlisle Construction Materials GmbH
Puren GmbH
Hera Gmbh & Co. KG
Beck Fastener Group
J. Schmalz GmbH
Niemes Dosiertechnik GmbH
Jowat Adhesives SE
Raithle Präzisionswerkzeuge Service
Leuze electronic GmbH & Co. KG
Metsä Wood Deutschland GmbH

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