For designers, working on the existing building stock offers thought-provoking stimuli. Transforming and increasing the density of existing buildings is more complex than planning a new building on a greenfield site. But does that not make it interesting? This issue, therefore, is a plea for a more attentive, enquiring look at the existing building stock as both a cultural and a material resource.
werk, bauen + wohnen presents topical and critical reports about architecture within the international context. The theme-based issues offer in-depth analyses, comparisons and background information. The voice of the BSA (Bund Schweizer Architektinnen und Architekten), werk, bauen + wohnen is in its 109th year of publication.