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Connections for circularity in wooden buildings

The article "Connections for circularity in wooden buildings" by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Graf, Prof. Stephan Birk, Viktor Poteschkin and Marcel Balsen is published in DETAIL 1/2.2024: "t-lab, a research partner of the University of Kaiserslautern-Landau (RPTU), has made an experimental arena for the erection of trial buildings available in the Palatinate Forest. The first building erected using a design-research-build-process was the Diemerstein Fabrication and Research Hall. The timber structure is designed for effective circularity. In addition to circularity, this approach includes other characteristics to promote a circular economy. Among them are not only durability and material efficiency, but also flexibility of use, modularised and standardised elements, reversible connections, digital documentation and an integrated design culture. One of the features in the construction of the hall was the use of newly developed reversible connection details made from compreg..."