Materialistic, highly textured façade
As one of the largest German state archives it keeps at 5 locations about 50 running shelf- kilometers of documents, official books, files, drawings, maps, plans as well as electronic and other data carriers covering eleven hundred years of German history. These documents are since the Spring of 2011 stored in a renovated barracks and a new magazine building in Magdeburg.
High loads in timber constructions
The fischer group of companies once again demonstrates its expertise in timber. From April, the fixings specialist brings its new full-thread-screw "Power-Full" onto the market. Together with the already established Power-Fast assortment, the craftsman now has a comprehensive range of screws with ETA approval at his disposal. In order to simplify the correct design and dimensioning of timber construction applications, fischer also offers the software screw free of charge.
Professional brickwork restoration
The fischer Group of Companies, Germany, expands its assortment for the restoration of two shell brickwork according to DIN 1053-1 with the mechanical cladding restoration tie VBS-M. The VBS-M is approved for application in the brick center as well in the mortar joints of the brickwork. It is especially suitable for restoration in which the insulation system is post applied to the brickwork.
Luxury residence with ventilated façade
The Engadina residence is located in one of the most beautiful areas of Tirano, in Valtellina, Italy, just a few kilometers from the Italian-Swiss border. Designed and built by Immobiliare San Giuseppe, it meets the highest criteria of energy efficiency and resistance to earthquakes. The project employed shapes and materials historically present in the area.
Undercut anchor reduces building costs
A new residential complex with dining hall for students has been built on the campus of Chicago University. For the first time in the USA, local natural stone from Indiana limestone was industrially prefabricated in modular design and anchored using an undercut system.