Rainer Strauch

Working Group: Tall Timber

CREE GmbH, Managing Director & CTO, CREE Buildings | Bregenz, Austria

About

Rainer Strauch is an experienced construction engineer, certified passive house designer (PHI) and accredited sustainable building auditor (DGNB). He worked with several companies in planning and construction management, before he joined the LCT (“LifeCycle Tower”) research and development team, which was later established as CREE (by Rhomberg). At CREE, Rainer has developed the LCT timber-hybrid system, which then became the basis for CREE’s prototype building (the LCT ONE), and many more. Being the CTO of CREE, Rainer heads their technical operations, international know-how transfer and licensed partner consulting support. Just recently, he became CREE’s managing director.

Rainer Strauch

CTBUH Roles

Working Group: Tall Timber (2018 – Present)

Steel-Timber Research Project Steering Committee (2022 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018; Chicago 2019)

Awards Best Tall Building Europe Jury (2021)

Research

19 May 2021

Is All-Timber Superior for Building Tall?

Kevin Flanagan, Kevin P. Flanagan Architects/ Masterplanners; Rainer Strauch, CREE GmbH

In recent years, interest in timber as a primary construction material for tall buildings has accelerated, and the list of completed projects has grown ever...

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20 October 2018

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.

20 October 2018

Tall Timber Working Group Convenes at 2018 Middle East Conference

The Tall Timber Working Group, assembled to create a CTBUH Technical Guide on Timber in High-Rise Buildings, established responsibilities for its members at the CTBUH 2018 Conference.

19 May 2021

Is All-Timber Superior for Building Tall?

Kevin Flanagan, Kevin P. Flanagan Architects/ Masterplanners; Rainer Strauch, CREE GmbH

In recent years, interest in timber as a primary construction material for tall buildings has accelerated, and the list of completed projects has grown ever...