The (garden-) city of the future

Düsseldorfer Straße, Neuss, Germany

Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung
Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung
Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung
Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung
Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung
Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung
Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung
Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung
Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung
Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung
Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung
Nachhaltige Quartiersentwicklung

Project

Urban review process, 2014

Competition organizers: Axiom Asset 1 GmbH

ethical

  • Creation of living space
  • Multigenerational house
  • Mixed use
  • Creation of a publicly accessible green area
  • District development

ecological

  • Use of photovoltaics
  • Use of energetic synergy effects
  • Natural ventilation and illumination

efficient

  • Transformation of industrial areas in residential buildings, office space or cultural areas
  • Efficient use of energy
  • Cooperation with local specialist planners and companies

GFA

53.000 m²

Design team

Marc Böhnke, Mario Reale, Julian Konti, Hans Peter Lüngen

Planer

greenbox Landschaftsarchitekten (landscape architecture), Schüßler-Plan Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH (traffic planning), WSP Deutschland AG (energy concept)

Info

The conversion of brownfield into other forms of land use has been a present topic in contemporary European city planning for some time. The increasing number of brownfields in urban areas enable cities to reuse these sites as a new form of land reclamation. The transformation of brownfields in residential, office or cultural areas is for all cities not only a great economic opportunity, but also brings ecological chances. Existing infrastructures can be used immediately and reduce transportation issues related to cities and their CO2 emissions: The first step towards a future orientated and ecological urban planning.

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