Conference Room IABP


More than 80 colleagues at the IABP are doing research and teaching in all fields of Acoustics and Building Physics.

The Institute of Acoustics and Building Physics (IABP) was founded on 1 June 2017 and was formely the Chair of Building Physics (LBP), which was founded in 1984. The Institute adresses current challenges of designing a sustainable built environment. Head of the Institute is Prof. Dr.-Ing. Philip Leistner, who is also the director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP. The IABP conducts research and teaching in all fields of building physics.


Thermal Insulation and Energy Efficiency, Thermal Comfort and Indoor Climate


Moisture Protection, Hygrothermics, Component Modelling, Climate Responsive Buildings


Room- and Building Acoustics, Noise Protection, Acoustical Urban Design, Sound Insulation und Psychoacoustics


Daylight and Artificial Light, Lighting Effects and Light Perception


Structural and Preventive Fire Protection, Escape and Rescue Routes, Smoke and Heat Ventilation

Indoor Climate

Indoor Air Quality and Emissions, Indoor Air Technology and Air Purification

Life Cycle Management

Life Cylce Analysis, Life Cycle Assessment, Sustainability


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