Climate Smart Cities Challenge
IBS Foundation Selected As A Finalist!

UN-Habitat and Vinnova unveil the finalists of the Climate Smart Cities Challenge

UN-Habitat and Vinnova, Sweden’s Innovation Agency, have announced the innovative companies that will demonstrate cleantech solutions in four world cities.

A total of 45 finalists were selected from nearly 200 proposals that were reviewed by an expert advisory panel, the cities and the Climate Smart Cities Challenge partners.

Applications were evaluated based on three criteria: whether they were ready to be demonstrated in a real-world environment, well-suited to join a team and have great potential to achieve impact.

“This is an exciting opportunity to develop carbon neutral smart homes with a team of experts and IBS Foundation is looking forward to being part of the kick-off workshop in February 2022” says Eckardt Dauck, Chairman of IBS Foundation.



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Dormitory, Kampala
Design and build of a dormitory building for 100 nursing school students.
Facades are a combination of Zero Carbon Panel, eucalyptus poles and interlocking Stabilised Earth Blocks (ISSB).
Climate engineering was performed by Transsolar Academy and EDGE Green Building Certification is being sought.

Center for Women and Girls, Mpigi
IBSF completed Phase 1 of this project in July 2021. It includes two buildings with office space, meeting rooms and workshops, as well as a water filtration building constructed from Interlocking Stabilised Soil Blocks (ISSB).

Physiotherapy Center, Kampala
This two-storey hospital building has a Lightweight Gauge Steel Frame (LGSF) cladded with Zero Carbon Panels. IBSF delivered the superstructure shell as seen in the picture in 7 weeks.

EMS Training Centre, Kampala
IBSF delivered a light weight second floor addition for an Emergency Medical Services Training Centre at Lubaga Hospital, Kampala.

NGO Field Office, Arua District
This climate friendly field office in Yoro Base Camp was delivered in 2018, using our fast modular building technology.  

School Building, Rhino Camp
Climate responsive design and the use of high quality materials makes this new school building stand out. Zero Carbon Panels have been used for insulation against heat and the noise from rain. In combination with a large roof overhang it creates a very comfortable space for students and teachers.  

Centre for Sustainable Consturction, Kampala
IBS Foundation and Makerere University have initiated a Centre for Sustainable Construction as part of CEDAT. The new building has been designed to suit local climate conditions and to utilise locally manufactured green building materials

Maternity Clinic, Omugo Camp, Uganda
A new maternity ward is under construction in Northern Uganda. This facility is located within a refugee settlement and will greatly improve the situation for woman giving birth. The structure is being built by young Ugandans and refugees that have been trained by IBSF during the construction of previous projects.

Maternity Ward, Kakuma, Kenya
The Kakuma Mission Hospital currently has 62 beds and a small maternity ward. IBS Foundation has started with the construction of new building that will house the maternity ward and add 12 beds to the hospitals capacity.


German Ambassador Martin Scheuer and representatives of the German development agency GIZ and German develop bank KfW visit IBSF factory in Northern Uganda.

Reisstroh: Starke Halme - Report über Bauplatten aus Reisstroh 
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