Cologne-Blumenberg eco-settlement

cologne250827 Cologne-Blumenberg: Architect: Reimund Stewen, with passive solar use, natural building techniques (timber frame construction with 20% clay and 80% electricity infill), economical use of land, social diversity and cost savings through communal building, use of ecological building services, waste collection, recycling, installation of private gardens. Completion: 1989

Building type terraced houses as condominiums, new buildings
Location Residential area, outskirts
Waste/water Greywater use, rainwater use, service water cycle,
Waste Separate waste collection and recycling
Energy passive solar use, conservatories, basement replacement rooms, basic thermal zoning, low-temperature heating, condensing technology with waste heat exploitation,
Building Biology Use of natural building materials, wood, loam, grass, light-weight timber frame construction
Traffic Parking space free settlement
Outdoor facilities Grass roof, climbing plants, partial supply gardens
Climate Natural air conditioning, optimised indoor climate
Economics Realization with a high share of own work
Contact Concept and planning: Dipl.-Ing. Architect Raimund Stewen, Breibergstrasse 2, 50939 Cologne, Germany

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All project/s of the planning office: Reimund Stewen; Urban region: Cologne and surrounding area; Country: Germany; Characteristics: 03 - 4 floors, Condominiums, Terraced house, Residential, Eco-settlement; Thematic: Building Biology, Green roofs, Own contribution, Historical projects from 1980, Wood construction, Earth Building, Solar architecture, Free of parking spaces, Winter garden / Glass house