Aerated concrete or gas concrete is a steam-hardened mineral building material that scores with good insulation and fire protection properties as well as a low weight. We explain what are the advantages and disadvantages of aerated concrete as a building material.
Simple design and low cost of construction - this promises the building style Classic single-family house. Due to the versatility in the floor plan and simple construction, it offers individual design options to all builders.
Choosing a wall system is one of the most important decisions when planning the future home. If you want to build brick on brick, i.e. monolithically, you usually use expanded clay as a building material. What makes the combination of monolithic construction and expanded clay so successful, you will learn in this article.
Poroton vertically perforated bricks have now overtaken classic bricks in solid construction. Since they are said to have particularly good energy properties, Poroton bricks and brick systems are the building material of choice, especially for the construction of low-energy houses. Read what is behind the name Poroton and learn about the advantages of the vertically […]
Choose from different house types in terms of construction style (e.g. single-family house, semi-detached house, bungalow, multi-generation house), different house types in terms of construction method (prefabricated or solid house) and different house types in terms of energy standard (e.g. low-energy or plus-energy house).
In Germany, solid houses are very popular. But more and more builders are choosing wooden houses. This article clarifies what are the advantages and disadvantages of wooden houses and solid houses in comparison.
As a one-storey building, the bungalow is particularly suitable for people who try to avoid climbing stairs. The open room concept and the design options for the floor plan give the building openness and lightness.
The prefabricated house and the solid construction differ not only in price. Design options, construction time, subsequent operating costs and resale value also play a major role for almost all builders. We have therefore compiled the most important advantages and disadvantages of prefabricated houses and solid construction here for you.
The city villa combines the best of life in the city and in the country: a spacious property, a spacious house and still urban character with good infrastructure.
Bungalows offer many advantages for prospective homeowners. Since bungalows are built with only one floor, they are barrier-free and allow an individual room layout. The large roof area is also ideal for the installation of photovoltaic systems. The biggest disadvantage of the bungalow is probably the floor space required compared to multi-storey houses. Find out in this article whether building a bungalow is worthwhile for you.
More and more builders are choosing to build a massive prefab house. We explain the most important features of the solid house in prefabricated construction and which advantages of both worlds will benefit you.