“We have in mind to establish a new art of building” –

Two new large-scale research centres are to be established in the lignite mining regions of Lusatia and Central Germany. Of the six candidates still in the running for the billions in federal and state funding, one wants to revolutionise construction – for more sustainability. The article is available in German at www.deutschlandfunk.de

Manfred Curbach wants to change the way we build. When asked what motivates him to do so, he answers with three numbers.