Yesterday, we formally presented five Germany Scholarships to students at Karlsruhe University’s School of Technology and Business during an online event. The focus of our scholarships is on construction-related degree programs. Thus, the recipients of our scholarships include students of construction management, civil engineering, environmental engineering and architecture.
On October 4, 2020, author Günter de Bruyn passed away at the age of 93. He was a master storyteller in the tradition of realism. Since many of his novels were set in Brandenburg and Berlin and he was the editor of the “Märkischer Dichtergarten”, which garnered him the honorific title of “the (Theodor) Fontane of the 20th century”. In 1999, his work “Altersbetrachtungen über den alten Fontane” was published. He also authored essays on literary and political topics, as well as biographies...Read more →
Prizes and Awards
Mourning the death of Rolf Hochhuth
15 May, 2020:
On May 13, 2020, author and dramatist Rolf Hochhuth passed away in Berlin, Germany at the age of 89. He was the first recipient of our Jacob Grimm Award in 2001.
Rolf Hochhuth was one of the most influential German playwrights of the post-war period. His plays generally revolved around historical events, frequently ones linked to Nazi rule. His works “The Deputy” (1963) and “Lawyers” (1979) triggered political controversy. In the former, he questioned the role of Pope Pius XII....Read more →
Prizes and Awards
German University Construction Award 2020 goes to Berlin
6 April, 2020:
The German University Construction Award (Deutscher Hochschulbaupreis) in this year went to the the University of Performing Arts Ernst Busch (Hochschule für Schauspielkunst Ernst Busch) in Berlin, together with the architectural office O&O Baukunst. The Hochschule Esslingen, together with Knoche Architekten Leipzig and the Kunstakademie Münster, together with Andreas Schüring Architekten Münster and Bühler und Bühler Architekten München were runners-up.
Young precast concrete experts presented with awards
19 February, 2020:
Yesterday, Berthold Vigh (AL-Franken-Fertigteil GmbH, Ellingen-Stopfenheim), Niklas Goedeke (Rinn Beton- und Naturstein GmbH & Co. KG, Heuchelheim) and Julian Heimbach (Aicheler + Braun GmbH, Tuebingen) were the recipients of the young talents’ award for precast concrete (Nachwuchspreis Betonbauteile) during the 64th BetonTage in Ulm, Germany. This is an award we and our partners at the Berufsförderungswerk für die Beton- und Fertigteilhersteller...Read more →