Eastern region


In this view, sustainable settlements, neighbourhoods and buildings of the following federal states are displayed:
Brandenburg, Berlin, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia

The projects are displayed in ascending order by postcode in the standard view.

POSTCODEContribution dateNameCompletion YearResidential unitsCity / town name
Number of projects displayed: 47

    Group housing project "Am Horn 13

    Am-Horn-1399425 Weimar: Architect: Torsten Brecht, Weimar. 13 apartments, partly maisonettes, 55 m² - 135 m² living space in 1 old building + 3 new buildings. Completion: 1998



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    Garden courtyard houses "Olbrichtstraße" Weimar

    IMG_261299425 Weimar: Garden courtyard houses Lessingstraße / Ratstannenweg. Planning: Prof. Walter Stamm-Teske, Schettler & Wittenberg, Weimar. Client: Wohngenossenschaft Weimar eG., Construction period: 1996-1997



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    Ro70 eG housing project in Weimar

    99425 Weimar: In the cooperative "Wohnprojekt Ro70 eG" committed people have come together to transform a former hospital in Weimar into Thuringia's largest intergenerational housing project to transform. As of 2020, nearly 130 adults and 70 children live here together in a vibrant neighborhood. Completion: 2020



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    Family hotel Weimar

    Family hotel street view (2012)99423 Weimar: New building with 11 holiday apartments, each with kitchen and balcony in sizes from 22 to 75 m², as well as a restaurant and roof garden. Solid wood construction, clay interior plaster, clay paints and block heating plant. Completion: 2012



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    Green Citadel in Magdeburg by Friedensreich Hundertwasser

    Photo: Juri Czabanowski, art & architecture historian39104 Magdeburg: Mixed-use residential and commercial building with shops, event rooms, hotel with 42 rooms, theatre, offices, medical practices and a kindergarten. Usable area 11,300 m², 55 apartments, 33-metre high tower, "window right" and "tree obligation". Completion: 2005



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    Ecovillage Sieben Linden

    In-Entstehung_gr100px_200dpi38489 Beetzendorf-Poppau: Here a new village for 300 inhabitants has been built since 1997. With currently 150 residents (approx. 60 units), a new self-sufficient village has been built since 1997, which enables people to live a sustainable lifestyle. There are 8 residential buildings plus the Regiohaus/Seminarzentrum, built in low-energy to passive house standards, in Sieben Linden (as of 10/2016). A straw-built guest house with 15 guest rooms is to be built in 2017/18.



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    Eco-settlement Moldenhauer Hof

    Photo: moldenhauer-hof.de16766 Kremmen-Hohenbruch: 8 residential parties in eco-settlement as a middle way between suburban terraced housing development and rural commune on 57 ha of land.



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    Eden Orchard Settlement

    Eden logo16515 Oranienburg: The Edensiedlung was founded in 1893 as "Vegetarische Obstbaukolonie Eden e.G.m.b.H.". The 18 founding members aspired to "a cooperative settlement on a soil-reform basis, exclusively for vegetarians". In 1901, the statutes were amended and since then anyone who "adopts a healthy lifestyle" can become a member of the cooperative. The Eden Garden Settlement developed a multi-layered horticulture. There is to this day a policy "Ecological horticulture" and specifications for the "Ecological building and settlement".. Completion: 1914



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    Brodowin Ecovillage

    Logo Brodowin-116230 Brodowin: Domespace seminar house and eco-centre, independent regional development, promotion of ecological business start-ups, soft tourism, conversion of a former LPG to ecological farming.



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    icec - International Campus-Eco-City Wünsdorf

    15806 Wünsdorf: Concept of an ecological model and future city for the 21st century. Since 2017, a team of pioneers of ecological urban planning around Prof. Dr. Ekhart Hahn has been developing a new Campus Eco-City to be built at the Wünsdorf site near Zossen (approx. 40 km from Berlin). The former "forbidden" town of Wünsdorf with a total area of 600 ha offers ideal conditions for the realisation of this vision, which is to be realised on approx. 100 ha. Completion: ~2030



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    Clay housing estate Schöneiche

    15566 Schöneiche: Clay housing estate, 13 flats. Completion: 1998



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    WohnMichel in Michendorf

    14552 Michendorf: Plot: 17,000 m², three houses in the 1st construction phase as two-storey apartment buildings and 500 m² living space each with eight or nine apartments. Together 25 WEs. Completion: 2019



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    Garden City Bornstedter Feld

    14467 Potsdam: 19 terraced houses on the edge of the BUGA site, completion: 2001. Ecological board stack solid timber house, life cycle assessment study. Architect's office Brenne-Eble, Berlin. Client: GSW, Berlin



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    Model project "Berliner Strasse 88

    14169 Berlin-Zehlendorf: "Social multi-storey housing": 171 WEs, rainwater concept, low-energy construction (1982!), low-temperature heating via return flow of the district heating network, completion: 1992



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    Car-free district "An der Panke

    model14109 Berlin: Car-free district on the Panke. Urban master plan. Not realized!



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    Westend Berlin-Charlottenburg

    Westend Berlin-CharlottenburgIn-Entstehung_gr100px_200dpi14055 Berlin-Charlottenburg: 665 units as a new housing estate with two-, three- and four-room apartments. Furthermore, single-family homes, shops, medical practices and a daycare center. Mixture of rental and owner-occupied apartments.

    On 3/14/2018, after 5 years of negotiations, the contract was signed. The company expects construction to start at the end of 2019, and the last construction phase could be completed in 2025.

    Low-energy house standard, CHP, photovoltaic system, sustainable mobility concept with bicycle parking in front of the front doors and e-bikes, electric cars in the car-sharing fleet. Quarter with Cradle to Cradle certification and healthy building materials, green roof.



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    Schumacher-Quartier: 5000 residential units in timber construction in Tegel

    © Fig.: Macina13405 Berlin-Tegel: A climate-neutral urban quarter in timber construction with more than 5,000 apartments is to be built. This will make it the largest timber construction quarter in the world. In addition to the apartments, several schools, daycare centers, sports facilities, shopping opportunities and lots of greenery are also planned for the development area with 48 ha is planned. Strong greening ensures climate-adapted and water-sensitive urban development and also has an impact beyond the neighbourhood. Start of building construction: 2022 Planned completion: 2030



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    Heinrich Böll Estate

    heinrich-boell-siedlung-0613156 Berlin-Pankow: Consortium Winfried Brenne Architekten / Joachim Eble Architektur, 226 units, largest roof-integrated solar power system on residential buildings in Europe; research study on the costs of ecological building materials (comparison with Berlin reference house). Reference: 1999



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    KOKONI ONE housing estate (formerly "Gut Buchholz") in Berlin-Pankow

    13127 Berlin-Pankow: On a 23,000 sqm site in Pankow-Französisch Buchholz, a housing estate with 83 residential units with a total living space of approx. 12,000 sqm plus a community house will be built. Mainly renewable and healthy building materials such as wood, loam and straw with a positive CO2 balance will be used. Composite materials will generally be avoided. In the centre of the settlement there is an orchard with a community house. The heat and electricity generation in the settlement is fossil-free. Completion (planned): 2022



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    Zero emission housing estate "Karower Damm

    Photo: Joachim Eble Architecture (Tübingen)13125 Berlin-Karow: "Karower Damm" zero emission housing estate, planning: Joachim Eble Architektur (not implemented)



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    Quartier WIR in Berlin Weißensee

    Fig.: Deimel Oelschläger Architects

    13088 Berlin: In the WIR quarter, a total of around 12,400 sqm of usable space was created with 113 apartments as cooperative rental apartments (BeGeno16) and as condominiums (UTB Projektmanagement GmbH), as well as 9 commercial units and common areas (BeGeno16). Completion: 2020



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    WerkBundCity Berlin

    12627 Berlin: (not realized). 33 architectural firms from Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland, among others, presented the design of WerkBundStadt Berlin. The plan was to build 1,100 new apartments in 38 buildings on 2.8 hectares of land. A critique of it in the deutsche bauzeitung (db) recalls the historical heritage in which the project stands: "It is laudable that the Deutscher Werkbund is speaking out with a contribution. After all, it is precisely the Werkbund housing estates from Stuttgart to Breslau, Prague, Vienna and Zurich that stand for the experimental living worlds of modernism.



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    Residential PV plant with 3.4 MWp in Marzahn-Hellersdorf

    12619 Berlin Marzahn-Hellersdorf: Mietersonne Kaulsdorf, Germany's largest tenant power project with almost 3.4 megawatts (MW) of capacity, is being built by Berliner Stadtwerke for the Berlin housing association berlinovo in Marzahn-Hellersdorf. Tenants of 4,300 apartments will be able to benefit from the green electricity generated directly on their roofs.



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    Garden City Falkenberg

    12524 Berlin: Bruno Taut's "Tuschkastensiedlung". 128 apartments in 48 storey apartments in six apartment buildings and 80 single-family houses in rows or as semi-detached houses with 1 to 5 rooms; gross floor area: 14,051 m². Restoration / renovation / extension: 1992 to 2002; since 2001 extension and since 2011 new construction of multi-family houses and terraced houses. Construction: 1913 to 1916



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    PlusEnergy houses in Berlin-Adlershof

    Architecture: Deimel Oeschläger Architekten Partnerschaft, Berlin. Photo: A. Kroth

     

    12489 Berlin-Adlershof: Climate-neutral home for 128 tenants in KfW 55 efficiency house. Gross floor area: 11,170 m2. Planning: Deimel Oelschläger Architekten. Completion: 2017



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    WEG "Am Rundling

    dream of life12487 Berlin-Johannisthal: 20 houses with 22 residential units (KfW 40-60) for 70 small and large people, ecological housing project. Number of parking spaces: 0.3 PkWs/WE, 100 m² solar collectors (50 kW), 23 kW photovoltaic system, 99 kW wood pellet system (with exhaust gas heat exchanger, downstream flue gas scrubber and condensate heat exchanger), 600 m³ grey water system, completion: 2007



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    Johannis Gardens Berlin-Johannisthal

    12487 Berlin: HOWOGE is building 314 apartments, a large daycare facility for children and a neighbourhood garage on a 2.6-hectare site on Straße am Flugplatz. 156 apartments will be rented out as subsidized housing in accordance with the cooperation agreement with the state of Berlin; the remaining units will cost less than 10 euros per square meter on average. After completion, 50 percent of the apartments will be subject to occupancy restrictions, costing 6.50 euros per square meter cold, and will be sold to prospective tenants with a certificate of entitlement to housing. Planned completion (as of 12/2020): Spring 2021



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    Horseshoe settlement

    12359 Berlin-Britz: The Hufeisensiedlung is part of the large housing estate Britz with a total of 1963 apartments for about 5000 residents was built as one of the first social housing estates in Berlin. The architecture of the strongly green settlement proved to be trend-setting. The architects involved in the planning were Bruno Taut, the city building councilor Martin Wagner and the garden architect Leberecht Migge. As a complete ensemble, the estate has been a listed building since 1986. Since 2008 it has been a Unesco World Heritage Site and since 2010 it has also been registered as a garden monument. Completion: 1933



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    Matzinger residential estate in Berlin-Neukölln

    12351 Berlin-Neukölln: Atrium-Living courts les Palétuviers, 21 WE, Arch. Fritz Matzinger, project address: Ibisweg 19. From originally 600 interested parties, two atrium houses were built for a housing cooperative for 21 people. Construction period: 1990 to 1992



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    Addition of storeys to multi-family houses Berlin-Lankwitz

    12249 Berlin-Lankwitz: Apartment buildings. Elevation and redensification. Baufrösche Kassel/Berlin. 148 flats existing, 84 flats with additional storeys and 61 flats with extensions. Reconstruction: 1995 to 1998. socially acceptable redevelopment, approx. 1,420 €/m² floor space; Berlin Environmental Prize 2001.



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    "Ufa- Factory" Berlin

    logo-ufa-factory-berlin12105 Berlin-Tempelhof: former hippie commune, today internationally recognized cultural center and large employer in the district. 18,566 sqm, self-managed cultural project, exists since 1979.



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    Möckernkiez eG Berlin

    MoeckernKiez-110965 Berlin: Cooperative for self-managed, social and ecological living eG. In the Möckernkiez model project, 471 residential units were created in 14 residential buildings. They were built according to the passive house standard and ecological building criteria. 0.21 parking spaces per unit. Property size: 30,000 m². It is barrier-free throughout and designed to be free of car traffic at the neighbourhood level. The Möckernkiez is located directly adjacent to the southeastern entrances of the Park am Gleisdreieck. Completion: 2018



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    Berlin "Weinmeisterhornweg

    Solar house10963 Berlin-Spandau: 60 WE, solar air wall collector, size: 60 WE, completion: 1993



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    IBA Block 103

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



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    IBA Block 6

    panorama_pp_kl10963 Berlin-Kreuzberg: "International Building Exhibition", 106 WEs, completion 1987 / optimization and redesign 2006, grey water recycling plant for 250 tenants, saving 3 million litres of fresh water annually.



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    Tree houses by Frei Otto in Berlin-Tiergarten

    baumhaus_berlin10787 Berlin-Tiergarten: 26 WEs, tree houses by the architect Frei Otto (Stuttgart); built as part of the IBA 1987. The idea of the individual, stacked single-family house is implemented here in a variety of architectural forms. Completion: 1991



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    Building society "e3

    10407 Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg: 8 flats, living space: 987 m², first 7-storey wooden building in Germany, architecture: Kaden Klingbeil Architekten, clients: e3 Bau GbR, built: 2008



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    7-storey wooden building "c13

    c13_110405 Berlin Prenzlauer Berg: Family, education and health centre. Usable area: 3,295 sqm (including basement), living area: 2,350 sqm. 7 WEs, other uses: Student housing, therapy and medical practices, painting studio, office space, family centre, restaurant, two event areas and KiTa. Construction costs: 6.5 million euros, architecture: Kaden Klingbeil Architekten. Client: Foundation for Christian Education, Values and Way of Life. Year of construction: 2013



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    WeiberWirtschaft eG Berlin

    weiberwirtschaft-berlin-logo 10115 Berlin-Mitte: Founders' Centre, Energy Systems Technology; construction period: 1994/95, planning: architect's office Inken Baller, size: NF existing building - 5,724 sqm, NF new building - 1,329 sqm



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    Exhibition grounds Oederan

    09111 Oederan Chemnitz: 622 RESIDENTIAL UNITS. Model project for the Chemnitz technology and business park solaris, as well as the Stadtbau- und Wohnungsverwaltungsgesellschaft. 17 blocks of flats were renovated, 7 of them were equipped with 100 sqm collector surface each. Year of construction: 2000



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    Ecological residential park Zeulenroda

    Photo: Reimund Stewen, Cologne

    07937 Zeulenroda - Stadtbachring: Architecture: Reimund Stewen, Cologne; 87 units, low-growth house, building biology, timber frame construction



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    New building of the Federal Environment Agency in Dessau

    Image 11106844 Dessau-Roßlau: New building of the Federal Environmental Agency. Planning: sauerbruch & hutton architects. Dessau has been the headquarters of the Federal Environment Agency since 2005. Around 900 of the approximately 1,500 employees work here in a modern office building constructed according to ecological standards. Awarded the German Seal of Approval for Sustainable Building in Gold in 2009. The seal of quality awarded by the Federal Ministry of Building and the German Sustainable Building Council honors exemplary new administrative and office buildings.



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    Thomas-Müntzer-Siedlung

    04249 Leipzig-Knauthain: 665 WE, urban planning: Joachim Eble Architektur, decentralized settlement units; solar orientation (90% of the WE are SSW or SSO oriented) and integrated into the open space concept of so-called landscape chambers; resource-saving use of building land with minimized development effort in the area of residential development; ecological land use with high nature and open space quality on the compensation areas close to the settlement.



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    Factory and model house settlement in Niesky

    02906 Niesky: In the small Saxon town of Niesky, 20 minutes by train from Görlitz, the then largest European timber construction company "Christoph & Unmack AG" (C&U) built four factory and model settlements in timber construction with a total of 317 apartments in 114 houses. Of these, approx. 100 model houses with more than 250 apartments are still well preserved as housing estates today, most of which are in their original condition and most of which are listed buildings. They were built between 1918 and 1940.



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    Housing project "Nestwerk

    01326 Dresden-Pillnitz: 9 residential units, 40 residents. Ecological apartment buildings according to passive house standard. Architectural partnership Reiter and Rentzsch, Dresden. Occupation: 2001



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    Matzinger residential farm Dresden-Coschütz

    01_dresden01189 Dresden-Coschütz: 18 dwelling units, completion. 1999, residential courtyard according to Fritz Matzinger: especially in Austria there are a number of housing estates that were realized according to the Matzinger residential courtyard concept (see also "Offenau residential courtyards"). Wooden panel construction, a lot of own work, inexpensive.



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    Garden City Dresden Hellerau

    01109 Dresden: Hellerau is considered one of the early testimonies of modernism. With a spirit of experimentation, it bundled the various life-reform currents of the spirit of optimism of the early 20th century. Hellerau is considered the "nursery" of the Werkbund and a manifestation of its ideas. Completion: 1955



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