BAU: bringing the future of construction to life.

Make BAU your choice for future products

Published:  27 September, 2010

GERMANY: BAU, the world's leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems, will take place on 11-22 January 2011 at the Munich Trade Fair grounds.

BAU showcases architecture, materials and systems for industrial, commercial and residential construction and for interior work. The 2011 show is already sold out with over 200 companies on the waiting list. Next year's show will have 17 halls in 180 000m2 of exhibition space.

The product and service categories are divided according to building material, product and theme areas. Key themes for the future, such as sustainable building, play an important role in all sections of the exhibition. Among the products on show will be:

Aluminium – profiles, systems, facades, sunshade systems, windows, doors/gates/frames, machines/tools for aluminium processing.

Outdoor design – landscape architecture, street furnishings, lighting, demarcations, play equipment.

Chemical building products – plasters/varnishes/paints, adhesives, insulation materials, sealants, building tools.

Renovation and modernisation – seminars, institutions, services.

BAU IT – software and hardware for construction.

Floor coverings – elastic, textile, solid.

Energy/solar technology – photovoltaics, solar-thermal, air-conditioning/ventilation technology, heating technology.

Tiles/ceramics – tiles, ceramics, sanitary fittings/technology, accessories.

Building automation/control systems.

Glass – glass building materials, glass facades/structures, foils.

Wood/plastics – wood/plastic materials, interior work, timber construction.

Materials/products for interiors.

Stone/cast stone.

Locks/fittings/security – locks, cylinders, fittings, anti-intrusion systems, access-control systems.

Steel/stainless steel/zinc/copper – profiles, systems, facades, sunshade systems, doors/gates/frames,  machines/tools for steel processing.

Stones/soils – stones/soils, sand-lime bricks, concrete, dry construction, prefabricated construction, insulation materials, renders, screeds.

Gate/parking systems – gate systems, parking systems, drive technology, doors/gates/frames.

Doors and windows – wood, plastics, glass, aluminium, roller blinds, sunshade systems.

Bricks/roof construction – bricks, roofing tiles, flue materials, roofing materials, dormer windows.

At the BAU 'online ticket portal' you can exchange voucher/online voucher for a one-day ticket or purchase tickets for yourself and/or others. Online registering in advance saves you valuable time when you arrive at the fair. Your Print@home ticket gives you immediate access to the fair. Email:

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