The Bundesverband Feuchte & Altbausanierung has awarded Veronika Schulz with the Junior Innovation Prize "Bauwerkserhaltung". She receives the award for her master thesis: "Validierung von Simulationskomponenten mittels Messergebnissen für die Entwicklung von regenerativen Energiekonzepten in IDA ICE", which she wrote at the Institute of Construction Materials (IWB) of the Faculty under the supervision of Dean Prof. Harald Garrecht and Christian Blatt, M.Sc..
The award ceremony will take place in Lübeck on November 13th, 2020. The laudatory speech and the presentation of the prize will hold by Kristina Herbst, State Secretary for Rural Areas and Communities in the Ministry of the Interior, Rural Areas and Integration of the State of Schleswig-Holstein.
Already in 2019, Lena Teichmann, M. Sc., won the second prize in the competition of the Bundesverband Feuchte & Altbausanierung with her master thesis ""Entwicklung energetischer Konzepte, mittels thermischer Gebäudesimulation, ausgewählter Gebäude im denkmalgeschützten Quartier Margarethenhöhe in Essen" (More Infomation [DE]).
About the price
With the support of Beuth Verlag, Fraunhofer IRB Verlag and (only in spirit) the Ministry of Economics of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the Bundesverband Feuchte & Altbausanierung e.V. (Federal Association for Moisture & Renovation of Old Buildings) awards the "Nachwuchs-Innovationspreis Bauwerkserhaltung" (Young Innovation Award for Building Conservation) every year. The award honours outstanding scientific achievements in the field of building preservation. The competition is open to students, graduates and doctoral candidates in various disciplines - such as construction, architecture, engineering, restoration or natural sciences - who have not yet reached the age of 35. Entries can be submitted that are unpublished and have not received any other awards. The competition focuses on innovative solutions in the following areas:
- Low-destructive and non-destructive building diagnostic examination methods and practical applications using the example object
- Interesting alternative restructuring concepts that have been proven successful
- Restoration of old buildings and monuments with innovative methods and materials
- Preservation of buildings/monuments through completely new uses
Prize winners get a medal and 1,100 euro (1. price) or 700 euro and are invited to the Hanseatic renovation days inclusive 2 overnight accomodations and a travel cost subsidy.