Press releases


Third dimension: the product innovation fibreC 3D

At this year’s BAU in Munich, Rieder presented its fibreC 3D product innovation for the very first time. The three-dimensional mould elements made of glassfibre reinforced concrete make facades with ambitious geometric forms...

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Öko Skin basics for schools and kindergartens

Pedagogic architecture is becoming increasingly important, as a favourable environment promotes the learning and play behaviour of children. In addition, safety and cost-effectiveness are important award criteria for building...

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Öko Skin facade for the Sustainable Museum at dOCUMENTA (13)

Concrete panels manufactured by Rieder will play an important role at the world's largest exhibition of contemporary art this year. More than 150 artists from 55 countries will present their multi-faceted artistic projects in...

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Main Point Karlin wins prestigious MIPIM Award

The PSJ Invest project with fibreC facade is the best Office Building in the world. Every year the world’s best buildings compete for the prestigious MIPIM Awards in Cannes. This year a project with an extraordinary fibreC façade...

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fibreC pavilion shines at Swissbau 2012 in Basel

“sculptural fibreC” caused a sensation at Swissbau in Basel. Visitors at the Gasser Fassadentechnik stand were able to admire a unique pavilion made from specially processed fibreC facade panels. Gasser is a distribution partner...

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fibreC takes Germany by storm

Owners and planners alike are constantly looking for the perfect combination of functionality, durability and aesthetics when designing a building envelope. Many architects solve this problem by choosing fibreC...

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fibreC technical specification convinced architects of Main Point Karlin in Prague

Functionality and design were decisive factors for the principals and architects of the office and commercial building “´Main Point Karlin” in Prague. Substantial research and development efforts were necessary for Rieder to...

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Natural colours for Warsaw Science Museum

The architects of the Copernicus Science Center in Warsaw attached great importance to a natural colour effect of the building facade. They envisioned the building envelope as several parts of a puzzle in different colours. The...

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Architectural Bridge Building for the Expo 2008

The British star architect Zaha Hadid has chosen glass fibre reinforced concrete from the Austrian company Rieder to envelope the 275 meters long „Zaragoza Bridge Pavilion“, the new symbol of the Expo 2008 in the northern Spanish...

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High-tech façade for the FIFA World Cup™ 2010 in South Africa

The Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg is currently the largest and most spectacular construction site worldwide. For realisation European know-how is demanded. The innovative company Rieder Smart Elements in cooperation with...

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