The Bund Deutscher Architekten (Association of German Architects) considers itself an elite organisation for qualified architects who meet the strict vocational criteria.
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen (German Sustainable Building Council) pursues the goal of designing sustainable living spaces. The DGNB supports environmentally friendly, economically efficient and user friendly buildings with holistic certification for sustainable construction.
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy promotes development of overseas markets for the independent professions as part of strengthening foreign trade. One element of the concept includes cooperation meetings that take place in selected countries under the “Professionals in Dialogue” (ProfinD) programme.
The Bayerische Architektenkammer (Bavarian Chamber of Architects) is a statutory body under public law. Membership is a prerequisite for using the professional title of architect, interior architect, landscape architect or urban planner.
Planned in Germany is an Internet portal highlighting the special services of German architects, engineers and urban planners.
The Verband Beratender Ingenieure (German Association of Consulting Engineers) is the leading professional organisation for independent consulting and design engineers and engineering firms in Germany.
Architekten für Krankenhausbau und Gesundheitswesen (Architects for Hospital Construction and Healthcare) is an alliance of architects who are active in this field.
The German Healthcare Partnership is a joint initiative of the Federation of German Industries and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development as part of the develoPPP.de programme.
Since 2002, the German Federal Chamber of Architects has supported German architects entering new markets throughout the world with its NAX architecture export network.