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CORPUS Magazine

Corpus is the BASF magazine for construction, infrastructure, architecture and urban planning. In our magazine you will find inspiring stories, interviews and product news from the world of construction around the globe. Have a look and discover now how we will live and build tomorrow.

Safeguarding against climate change: How cities respond to the need of coastal protection

As climate change continues to intensify, how will Asia contend with current and future environmental challenges? We take a look at the solutions of three Asian countries, and how the cities of today and tomorrow can build a sustainable future for all.

Summer in the City – How Our Urban Eco-Systems Stay Cool Even in Extreme Heat

As a result of global warming, temperatures in our cities will continue to rise – with serious consequences for health and the environment. Individual buildings can be cooled, but what about entire cities? We have been scouring the globe for strategies and solutions. A new part of the City of the Future series.

Looking ahead – The art of designing modern city concepts

How should the city of the future look? This question, which is so central to society, is now the subject of a dedicated series that will create a forum for different perspectives, approaches and opinions. To start off, we are talking to the architect and urban planner Professor Christoph Mäckler about aesthetics, individuality and the question of whether the wheel really does have to be completely reinvented.

Future-proof – Smart Construction in Times of Climate Change

Global warming is responsible for an increase in extreme weather events worldwide – even in places where they used to be the exception. The sea level is rising, which poses a particular threat to often densely populated coastal areas. In the USA alone, more than half the population would be affected. Future-proof construction is therefore no longer a decision, but a necessity.

Architecture

To be an architect is an enormous privilege

The renowned Pritzker Prize was again awarded in Chicago at the beginning of March. This year the highest international award for architecture went to the two Irish women Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara from Grafton Architects. Our picture gallery provides an insight into their work.

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