Ibena Green Campus

Hauptstraße, Bocholt, Germany


Ibena Green Campus

Investor competition, 2018 - First prize


  • Transformation of previous industrial area in residential, office and cultural area
  • Multi-generational living with assisted living and day care
  • Accessibility according to DIN 18040 II
  • Creation of public spaces along private green areas
  • Industrial roofscape is getting reinterpreted as a stylistic device that creates identity
  • The historical dust tower becomes a central meeting place
  • Prize winner of a competition


  • Car-free district with additional services offered by e-cars, car sharing and e-bike charging stations
  • Use of existing infrastructures
  • Transformation of an infrastructure area into an urban area: brownfield to greenfield
  • Roof greening for air humidification and CO2 neutralization: creating a microclimate
  • Preservation of the old tree population and planting of new trees
  • Renaturation of the Bocholter Aa


  • Efficient use of the area
  • Efficient rainwater management over a large proportion of unsealed area
  • Flexible and future-oriented layouts


23.600 m²

Design team

Marc Böhnke, Mario Reale, Stephan Hugen, Yasmin Jarjour, Francesca Sergenti

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Hauptstraße, Bocholt, Germany