NAPOS Joint Research Project (Nanostructured, highly insulating autoclaved aerated concrete masonry)

  • Project team:

    Achternbosch, Matthias (Project leader); Ulrich Dewald; Eberhard Nieke; Gerhard Sardemann

  • Funding:

    NAPOS is part of the HighTechMatBau research program, funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

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  • Project partners:

    Celitement GmbH, ITC (KIT), Xella Technologie- und Forschungsgesellschaft mbH

  • Research group:

    Innovationsprozesse und Technikfolgen

Project description

Development of a homogenous, recyclable and resource-efficient solid unit consisting mainly of lime, sand and water with excellent insulating properties even without an exterior insulation and finishing system.


Dr. Matthias Achternbosch
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS)
P.O. Box 3640
76021 Karlsruhe