Category - English

Floods: Education, awareness, action!

Extreme weather and flooding are on the rise. Susanne Karr talks to Düsseldorf architect Jan Hinnerk Meyer about his concept for a flood competence center and what needs to be done now.

Smart building technologies

What are the effects of the shortage of skilled workers in technology and what skills are missing on the employment market? What skills will be in demand in the future? A total of 35 managers from the building sector answered my questions, focusing...

Managing living at home despite mobility restrictions

Our society is ageing and there are not enough care places. Care will increasingly (have to) take place at home. What we should be aware of in order to be able to live within our own four walls despite mobility restrictions.

Ambient Assisted Living: A necessity, not a wish

The requirements for residential construction change over time. Anyone who has not yet heard of the term "Ambient Assisted Living" (AAL) will be increasingly confronted with it in the coming years. Because with demographic change and the impending...

Laufen: From Gmunden out into the world

Laufen's ceramic kiln was fired with gas for four decades. This is now over: After four years of development, the Gmunden production facility is being converted to an electric tunnel kiln.

Girls in technology: In search of inspiration

The Role Models Initiative of the OVE makes successful girls and women in technology visible. Girls! TechUp role model Hüzüme Erkaptan in an interview about her career path, what drives her and how she masters the challenge.

Ideology is a bad advisor

Ideologies are guiding principles that have become outdated and are in urgent need of an overhaul. Especially in a time of high dynamics and uncertainty, politics is increasingly becoming a pure game of strategy: If you move, you lose.