UBM Development AG

UBM Development is an Austrian project developer headquartered in Vienna. Founded in 1873, the company today has approximately 350 employees. Especially in the last two decades, UBM has developed from a regional to an internationally active real estate company, which is mainly active in the residential, hotel and office sectors.  The portfolio covers all services

What is Modular Building?

Modular building can be thought of as a building block principle: Individual modules, such as part of the facade, are assembled. This construction method is used in building construction and civil engineering. The individual components of a building are therefore no longer manufactured on site, but simply assembled.For a long time, modular building was viewed

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New Use of the Prisma in Frankfurt Niederrad

The Prisma at Hahnstraße 55 in Frankfurt's Niederrad district, designed by Auer + Weber + Assoziierte, has been vacant since the beginning of 2022. It was previously used by Deka Bank. The office building with glass-roofed atrium has 12 full stories and 2 underground parking levels. The gross floor area is 67,500 square meters. An

Sustainability and Digitization

The topic of Sustainability is also becoming increasingly important in the construction and real estate industry. Materiality in particular, but also digitality, are playing an increasingly important role. The primary aim is to minimize energy and resource consumption, reduce land use, and keep the impact of a building on nature and the environment as low

Facade Greening on High-Rise Buildings

High sealing rates due to inner-city densification are increasingly having a negative effect on the microclimate in large German cities. The consequences are a deterioration in air quality due to increased emissions and a lack of green spaces, as well as sometimes extreme inner-city temperatures. In so-called urban heat islands, it can be up to

Sustainability and ESG

The topics of sustainability and resource conservation are on everyone's lips, and with them the keyword "ESG" more and more frequently.ESG describes the voluntary contribution of business to sustainable development in the environmental, social and corporate governance areas. The term "voluntary" is used because the contribution made goes beyond the legal requirements. Companies implement social