Imprint & Privacy
Aaron Johannes Geier
Just 1/3 of Germany’s timber harvest annually would provide enough raw material to cover all domestic new construction. Berlin is expanding at an unprecedented rate and there is an increasing awareness that building with timber is the only solution to the housing crisis that can also allow Germany to meet the targets of the Paris agreement.
As one of Berlin’s largest institutions the TU has the potential to set a positive example for the use of timber in prominent public buildings. As part of a joint funding application with the Bezirk Charlottenburg, in 2022 the TU will be realizing a 1000qm pavilion on the campus to provide an impulse for visitors and to facilitate more interaction between the university and the city. The pavilion should become an innovative communication and exhibition space, that can provide space for an open trans-disciplinary dialogue between science, art and society as an embodiment of the principles of citizen science.