GKT | Gesellschaft für Knowhow-Transfer in Architektur und Bauwesen mbH By means of networks GKT currently produces eight corporate publishing media in different languages and organised about 150 events worldwide per year. The aim is to establish contacts and intensive relationships between partners from the industry and architects / Interior designers as well as decision-makers in the contract business. The comprehensive performance spectrum of GKT makes it possible to provide the event clients with varied products and formats. As only architects and interior designers work for our company, we develop creative services which are fully geared to the target group’s way of thinking. At the moment, the publishing house runs AIT ArchitekturSalons at two permanent as well as several temporary locations. Affiliated to the architectural magazines AIT and xia Intelligente Architektur, they are exhibition rooms and showroom alike and guarantee several thousand professional visitors per year. VAK | Verlagsanstalt Alexander Koch GmbH Established 125 years ago, Verlagsanstalt Alexander Koch (VAK) ranks among the most renowned German publishing houses specialising in architecture. Besides the publishing house’s flagship, the interior design journal AIT, VAK has also produced xia Intelligente Architektur, a building construction magazine, since the 1990s. AIT Architecture Interior Design Technical Solutions The journal AIT, which has been published by VAK since 1890, is known as a brand in the international architecture scene and has as a specialist medium won several awards. Ten bilingual issues (German / English) are published every year, with each issue focussing on a special type of building task. xia Intelligente Architektur High-quality technology applied in demanding architecture: xia is the interdisciplinary specialist magazine for innovative construction. Besides the special form of architecture appreciation, the focus is on integral planning, life cycle assessments as well as solar, energy-efficient and sustainable architecture.