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Engineering of Advanced Materials

ICNF Construction Diary

March/April 2017

The shell work is almost completed.

View from Cauerstraße. © EAM
View on the laboratory wing from the courtyard. © EAM

December/November 2016

The shell construction work is progressing very well.

View from Cauerstraße. The second floor is completed in the area of the office wing. © StBAER
View from new Haberstraße. Third floor is installed in the area of the laboratory wing. © StBAER
Foyer and courtyard. © EAM
Ceiling support in the lab area. © EAM

September 2016

First walls of the laboratory wing are erected.


August 2016

Shell of the external storehouse building is finished. Storehouse
façade will be installed together with the main building façade.


Foundations for the ICNF research building are cast.


July 2016

View on the construction site from the roof of the central workshop.
Construction cranes are set up and the excavation pit is lifted.


May 2016

Groundbreaking ceremony for the new research facility ICNF.

Image from left to right: Prof. Dr. Christoph Brabec, Speaker of the Interdisciplinary Center for Nanostructured Films of the Excellence Cluster Engineering of Advanced Materials (EAM) of the FAU, Dr. Sybille Reichert, Chancellor of the FAU, Dr. Elisabeth Preuß, Deputy Mayor of the city of Erlangen, Prof. Dr. Joachim Hornegger, President of the FAU, Stefan Müller, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Dr. Ludwig Spaenle, Bavarian State Minister of Education, Science and the Arts, Joachim Herrmann, Bavarian Minister of the Interior, for Building and Transport, Dieter Maußner, Head of construction from Staatliches Bauamt Erlangen-Nürnberg, Peter Doranth, architecture office, Doranth Post Architekten. (© FAU/Erich Malter)
© FAU/Erich Malter
© FAU/Erich Malter

April 2016

ICNF building panel is installed.


December 2015

Logging activities on the site of the future ICNF research building.


July 2015

Bavarian Parliament gives "green light" for ICNF building project.

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