The German government wants to create sufficient affordable, climate-neutral and low-barrier housing; in this legislative period, 400,000 apartments each year, 100,000 of them as social housing. The 190 proposed measures of the "Affordable Housing Alliance" are intended to give a major boost to housing construction in Germany.
News · 13. October 2022
Every month, the Federal Chamber of Architects (BAK) has the ifo Institute survey the economic situation among architectural firms in Germany. According to the survey, the current business situation in September 2022 is worse than in the previous month: The business climate index for architectural firms has fallen to 10.5 points (13.3 points in the previous month). This represents a continuation of a clear downward trend since March 2022 (27 points).
News · 11. October 2022
Integrated solutions and a new planning culture for sustainable spatial development
Enormous ecological, social and economic challenges characterize our time: advancing climate change, massive loss of biodiversity, increasing scarcity of resources and the crossing of planetary boundaries. Only by changing the way we use land will the various sustainability goals be achievable. A new planning culture is needed that promotes a readiness for change through the constructive cooperation and co-design of the various sectors of society.
News · 22. September 2022
The German Building Award 2022 will be presented in Berlin on September 15, 2022. The award ceremony will take place for the first time as part of the Federal Congress on National Urban Development Policy.
News · 08. September 2022
IFLA has launched a professional practice survey to better understand the field of landscape architecture around the globe. The bdla asks its members to participate.
News · 06. September 2022
Profitability, efficiency as well as strategic company orientation are the big topics in young offices. They are often fraught with uncertainties.
News · 26. August 2022
The 24th GaLaBau trade fair will take place in Nuremberg from September 14 to 17, 2022. The bdla presents itself and the profession of landscape architects for the third time in a row at the leading international trade fair for planning, construction and maintenance of urban and green spaces at its own booth in Hall 3A.
News · 25. August 2022
How can the current global crises such as Corona, war in Ukraine, inflation and climate change be mastered economically? Do we have to/should we include price escalator clauses in the contract award? What is the current status of the HOAI amendment?
News · 25. August 2022
"Continue building, re-use and material cycles" is the theme of the 4th bdla Designer Days on October 7 and 8, 2022 in Berlin. Shortages of raw materials and materials, supply bottlenecks and global climate change require new concepts in building construction and open space planning.
News · 24. August 2022
Experiences from practice wanted
Are you familiar with the "Planzeichen für die Landschaftsplanung" made available as BfN scripts (No. 461/1, 461/2, 486) and digitally in 2017/2018 and have you already used them or decided against using them?
News · 16. August 2022