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The future project in Manhattan

Daniela Wienen 31/08/2016

Terracotta, one of the oldest building materials in the world, remains as relevant as ever. Indeed, this material‘s sustainable and environmentally sound properties make it ideal for the demands of the 21st century. As a result of continuous advances in formulations, manufacturing processes and assembly techniques, it meets all the conditions of modern architecture. Terracotta is…

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We are certified!

Daniela Wienen 31/08/2016

 

 

In November 2015, the energy management system of NBK Keramik GmbH has been successfully certified according to ISO 50001. 

Our aim is to actively contribute to environment protection and to minimize the environmental effects of our business processes.

The energy management system is the…

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BSU Hamburg

Daniela Wienen 31/08/2016

Bold, cheerful, positive and optimistic – these are all words that convey the overall impression of the new building. The ensemble is completely enveloped in a polychromatic façade.

On each floor, continuous aprons with a total length of around 900 metres and made from ceramic cladding glazed in bright colours make…

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Living architecture, colourful facades

Daniela Wienen 31/08/2016

Bold shades of yellow, orange, green and red, make the St. Giles project visible from afar. Each section of the 22 individual facades materials has been created in one of six contrasting RAL colors.

NBK Ceramic’s colorful, glazed ceramic facade elements enabled world famous architect Renzo Piano to create exciting new…

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Mineral structures

Daniela Wienen 31/08/2016

Mineral structures in shape and colour mounted on the facade

In spring 2015, the Fraunhofer Center for High Temperature Materials and Design (HTL) in Bayreuth, Upper Franconia, Germany, was expanded to include the Institute for Silicate Research (ISC). The new building, which features office, equipment and storage areas, houses the research…

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Haven Point

Daniela Wienen 31/01/2016

FORWARD VISION – the customized elements reflect the distinctive natural landscape of South Tyneside’s beatiful coastline and will give the impression of ripples and waves. The outstanding building was officially opened by Prince William – the Duke of Cambridge – in November 2013.

The visual 3D design is effected by…

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Blood Center

Daniela Wienen 31/08/2015

Fascinating symbolism distinguishes blood centre

NBK façade system with large, blood-red panels at the blood centre in Ratibor, Poland
Spectacularly placing blood, the essence of life, at the heart of Ratibor blood centre in Poland

Architectural office FAAB architektura, run by familiar names from the Polish architecture scene Adam Bialobrzeski and Adam Figurski,…

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Certified sustainability

Daniela Wienen 30/08/2014

Sustainable construction is generally seen as the concept of the future in the industry, as issues relating to life cycle assessment, maintenance outlay and follow-on costs are now part of the fundamental considerations that must be addressed by every forward-thinking building owner and by every prudent architect at the start of a construction project.
As a…

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