Rewe Brüggen-Bracht
at a glance

The Rewe store in Brüggen-Bracht is an impressive example of a sustainable green building. Particularly noteworthy is the CO2-neutral operation of the store, which makes an important contribution to climate protection. This is achieved not least through the use of the sustainable building material wood in the roof construction and the X-LAM fixtures. Through this environmentally friendly construction method, the Rewe Brüggen-Bracht sets an example for future-oriented and responsible building.

Rewe Brüggen-Bracht
at a glance

Green shopping experience:
CO2-neutral market building

The store building in Brüggen-Bracht has a generous floor area of 2200 m² and offers space for a sales area of 1600 m². In addition, up to 90 parking spaces are available for customers in front of the store. In addition to the sustainable roof construction and the X-LAM elements, the large window areas also contribute to the pleasant atmosphere in the store building and provide plenty of daylight.
Building project Rewe Brüggen-Bracht, Kaldenkirchener Str. 6, 41379 Brüggen-Bracht
Construction X-LAM, Glulam (fish-bellied trusses, monopitch roof girders, pendulum supports, gable fascias, compression ledgers)
Construction time 2014-2015
Completion timber construction August 2015
Usable space brutto 2,200 m²
Volume of the wooden components 263.09 m³
Stored CO2 in the construction 199.69 tCO2
Avoided CO2
in the construction
239.62 tCO2
Regrowth speed in german forests 8 minutes
Client Ernst Kreuder GmbH & Co. KG, D-Mönchengladbach – Wanlo
Building owner REWE-Zentralfinanz eG, D-Cologne
Architects Gronau plan GbR, D-Wegberg
Engineering office Ripkens Wiesenkämper, D-Essen,
Factory planning, delivery and assembly of the wooden elements DERIX-Group,

Prizes & Awards
for Rewe Brüggen-Bracht

Gold certification

The Rewe store received the DGNB Gold certification for its outstanding sustainability performance.

The advantages through
wood at Rewe Brüggen-Bracht

The goal for the Rewe store building in Brüggen-Bracht was to create a modern and sustainable green building, which could be successfully implemented through the use of wooden elements. In addition, the natural atmosphere created by wood as a building material ensures a relaxed shopping experience.


Individual glulam

With our glulam, individual constructions can be built, because we produce the components in almost any shape and size – entirely according to your wishes. The kiln-dried wooden boards are joined together by finger-jointing to form long lamellas. Discover our wide range of glulam products.

X-LAM element construction

Whether roof, ceiling or wall – X-LAM can be used in a variety of ways. Our X-LAM element construction gives you great freedom in building design. The flexibly usable elements made of cross laminated timber are custom-made for you and are quick and easy to assemble.

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