Due to the strict building code requirements, the construction industry is “always very sluggish towards innovations,” explains office owner Dr. Siebert. Unconventional ideas and projects have to be approved separately, for example, through consent in individual cases (ZiE). This discourages many entrepreneurs from implementing their ideas. To lower these hurdles, the engineering firm advocates an open approach to new construction methods and materials. “It is no longer permissible to think only in terms of the classic university disciplines of steel construction, concrete construction and wood. The practice has now become much more diverse. This also includes the construction methods of additive and adaptive manufacturing. For the future, we would like to see a more flexible approach to new topics,” says Dr. Siebert.

Overcoming barriers successfully

Ingenieurbüro Dr. Siebert

The core competences of engineering office Dr. Siebert are in the field of structural glass engineering, where complete services are offered, but also building projects with steel, concrete and timber constructions as well as building in existing structures belong to the business areas. Further, expert opinions and expert reports as well as lectures and training courses are offered.

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