​What is a Building Science Engineer?

Building science is a field of study concerned with the technical performance of buildings, building materials, and building systems. The area is broad enough to include construction technology, material science, urban design, architecture, heat and mass transport physics, meteorology, mycology, and structural design, to name a few. The field can be seen as the specialisation of infrastructure engineering applied to building systems.

Building science and engineering are applied to the design of new buildings, the repair and maintenance of the increasing stock of existing buildings, and the development of new building materials and technologies. The issue of sustainability, pollution, energy use, and health are becoming increasingly important.

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​Linz is the third largest city in Austria, behind Vienna and Graz. In 2018, the population was estimated at 204,846 and the city covers an area of 37 square miles. Linz has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, including;

Tabakfabrik Linz

This large project, will see a a 104 metre tower constructed and used for residential and office space.

Bruckner Tower

This large project, will see a a 100 metre tower constructed and used for residential space.

3 Türme 2.0

This large project, will see three towers constructed and used for residential space. The three towers will reach different heights of 90 metres, 70 metres and 50 metres.

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