IBA Block 103


10963 Berlin-Kreuzberg: International Building Exhibition Berlin "Block 103". Redevelopment: 1991

Street
Naunynstr. - Manteuffelstr. - Oranienstr. - Mariannenstr.
State 
Berlin
Building type 
MFH, 13 formerly occupied buildings on 13 plots of land
New construction, renovation 
Redevelopment
Form of ownership 
Cooperative ("Luisenstadt")
Location 
Downtown
Size (WE) 
121
Completion 
1991
Ecology
Waste/water
Saving of drinking water, water-saving sanitary technology, reuse of rainwater and grey water in immersed trickling filters and constructed wetlands on building facades (so-called vertical sump).

Operational experience: The vertical greywater treatment plant on the facade in the courtyard of Block 103 has been shut down. However, the trickling filter system in a cellar has been working perfectly for over 10 years (information from Thorsten Schütze, Hamburg May 2006).

Waste
Waste prevention, information for residents, separate waste collection, composting of organic waste, recycling of recyclable materials, recycling of building materials
Energy
Electricity generation with CHP and solar generator 21 kWp, heating and hot water generation in central heating systems with gas-fired condensing boilers for all buildings
Building Biology
Use of environmentally friendly building materials, especially for thermal insulation (Isofloc, wood wool lightweight boards, cork boards, cork shot, Tectalan)
Traffic
Outdoor facilities
Facade, courtyard and roof greening, small animal husbandry
Climate
low-emission generation of heat and electrical energy
Eco-technology
Economics
BMBF funding: DM 6.3 million for exemplary ecological refurbishment
Socio-cultural
Contact 
S.T.E.R.N., Gesellschaft der behutsamen Stadterneuerung Berlin mbH. (Accompanying research of the project Block 103, user acceptance)
Genossenschaft Luisenstadt e.G. or the Kreuzberg city planning office
Sources 
Block 103 in Berlin-Kreuzberg Urban Planning and Architecture Report 28 / 1994
Notes 
Ecological accompanying research by S.T.E.R.N. GmbH.
Links
uni-weimar.de/2002_berlinexkurs/block_103

 



Last Updated: December 23, 2020

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