Key themes for the future of building

They set the pace and bring order to the variety of products: the four main themes of BAU 2021, and many exhibitors align their presentations accordingly and offer appropriate solutions. In the trade fair forums, the key themes will be discussed and debated from various angles. And in the special shows, they will be illustrated with examples of products and projects.

Challenge of climate change

Temperatures in the atmosphere and the ocean´s are rising steadily. The main culprit, since the beginning of industrialization, is mankind, in particular through greenhouse gas emissions.
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Digital transformation

The building sector is in the midst of a digital revolution. The shift away from analog ways of thinking and organizing towards a professional digital-based approach in decision-making and operations is producing a wide range of options.
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Homes of the future

Quality housing that is also affordable has long been a Utopia in big cities like Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Munich. The future of housing elsewhere in Germany, however, is uncertain.
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Resources & recycling

Walls made of building rubble, insulation from old trouser material and screw connections instead of welded seams: things are happening on building sites as regards the “circular” or “closed-loop” economy.
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The building sector after Corona—what now?

Corona is also a theme at BAU. The supporting program will present analyses and case studies as well as possible solutions for dealing with the impact of this pandemic.
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Exhibitors
Exhibition sectors at BAU

All key building trades and materials at a single location: The range of exhibits at BAU, broken down according to building materials, products and...

Exhibition sectors
Exhibitors
Facts & Figures

Positive feedback about the World's Leading Trade Fair BAU from exhibitors and visitors. Find out how enthusiastic BAU's participants are.

Facts & figures
Exhibitors
Fairgrounds map of BAU 2021: more space for business

The fairgrounds map will help you to discover the fair's various themes as well as the extensive range of the exhibitors' products and services.

Fairgrounds map