The Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning

Publication Sustainable Building

Strategies – Methods – Practice

Editor: BBSR Series: BBSR-Berichte KOMPAKT Issue: 8/2011 Published: July 2011 ISBN: 978-3-87994-614-3 ISSN: 1867-0547 URN: urn:nbn:de:101:1-201107192998


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The present publication of Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development BBSR-Berichte KOMPAKT offers an overview of the future sustainability strategies for federal buildings and of instruments of sustainable building in Germany. The publication focuses on the current Guideline for Sustainable Building and the national Assessment System for Sustainable Building. Above and beyond that, the publication provides advice on practical tools for sustainable building and report of evaluation on the use of the system.

Nicolas Kerz, Julia Müller, Andreas Rietz


  • Introduction
  • Development of Sustainability Strategies for Constructural Engineering
  • Bodies and Instruments for the Implementation of Sustainability Politics
  • BMVBS Guideline for Sustainable Building
  • Assessment System for Sustainable Building (BNB)
  • Practical Aids and Tools
  • Practical Experience
  • Public Relations – Fairs and Specialist Events
  • Prospects

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