Current issue: 5 – 2022

Climate positive

Energy is required not only to operate buildings but also to produce them. Just as today people when shopping may avoid apples from South Africa, there is increasingly a rethinking about grey energy. Where does the material come from? How much CO₂ is emitted in producing it? And can the building be demolished without too much bother? “Thinking in cycles” is the term under which these questions figure – a big word.

Reading architecture

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.