German House Prices at Breaking-point
Homes in large German cities are between 15 and 30 per cent overpriced, the Bundesbank says.
Australian-made is Better, Except When…
Australian-made is better, most people in Australia are likely to say.
Tassie Energy Crisis Shows Passive House Is Relevant in Australia
Finally, we got inside the very first certified passivhaus in the world.
The International Passive House Conference
In late April, the 20th International Passive House Conference was held in Darmstadt, Germany. The pilgrimage is made from all over the world by hundreds of...
Germany Boosts Housing with Tax Incentives
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet will provide tax incentives to investors who build new flats in urban areas, in a drive to tackle a drastic shortage...
Global Engineering Firm Sees Income Drop
German engineering giant Siemens says its third-quarter profit is down slightly and predicted a complex year, citing "geopolitical tensions".
Bikini Berlin – Berlin’s New Concept Mall
What will global cities look like in the future? How can sustainability and economic development be balanced? How can public areas be integrated with office spaces...
10,000 Evacuated After Bomb Found on Construction Site
About 10,000 people have been evacuated after an unexploded 250-kilogram World War II bomb was discovered in a city near the German capital.
German Village goes Off-grid with Renewable Energy
If Germany has taken a pioneering though risky role in shifting to renewable energy, then the tiny village of Feldheim - population 150 - is at...
Germany Bans Diesel Cars
A top German court has ruled in favour of allowing major cities to ban heavily polluting diesel cars, a move likely to hit the value of...
Foreign Buyers to Continue Driving Commercial Property
After acquiring more than half of all Australian office towers sold last year, foreign investors are expected to continue to show a strong appetite for commercial...