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Urban Mining Student Award

Meyer, Wenzel; Kernl, Corinna; Meigen, Ruth; Behringer, Lisa-Maria; Blümke, Katharina; Hipp, Paulina; Medynska, Marieteres; Amann, Jasmin; Heisel, Felix; Schlesier, Karsten; Hebel, Dirk E.; Fettig, Sophie; Ewald, Torben

Success for KIT master students: at the second Urban Mining Student Award cycle, students of the Master course “Glück auf am Theodorschacht” organized and taught by the Professorship of Sustainable Construction at the Faculty of Architecture were extremely sucessfull. They won the first, two 3rd and two recognition prizes.

The age of using fossil resources is coming to an end. Far away from the Ruhr area the last days are counted for the German hard coal mining. The Ibbenbüren colliery in the northernmost tip of North Rhine-Westphalia was one of the last two of its kind and was closed at the end of 2018. The surface facilities of the mine are located at various shaft locations and were asked to be re-designed and reused as a public cultural facility, understanding the existing structures and materials as a new ressource for architectural planning.

The award was organized by the agn Niederberghaus \& Partner GmbH together with the University of Wuppertal (BUW) and the Association Urban Mining. It recognizes concepts, ideas and strategies for promoting a consistent circular economy. The reusability of the construction and the recyclability of the building materials, together with the reuse of used components and a high level of repair friendliness, are in the foreground of the considerations. ... mehr

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut Entwerfen und Bautechnik (IEB)
Publikationstyp Sonstiges
Publikationsjahr 2019
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000135001
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