The DGNB German Sustainable Building Council was founded in 2007 and has around 1200 members, making it Europe's biggest network for sustainable building. The aim of the DGNB is to promote sustainability in the construction and real estate industry and instil awareness of building sustainability among the broader population.
The Federal Chamber of Architects e.V. (BAK) is an association of the 16 regional chambers of architects in Germany. It represents the interests of approx. 135,000 architects at national and international level vis-à-vis politics and the public.