Sustainable settlements and neighbourhoods in Europe (excluding DE)


This view shows all project profiles and lists of sustainable settlements and neighbourhoods in Europe listed in the sdg21.web database, except those in Germany.

Number of projects displayed: 33

    Wooden housing estate "Mühlweg" in Vienna

    AT - 1210 Vienna-Florisdorf: Europe's largest timber housing estate by 2020 was built along the Mühlweg. Three architectural firms built a total of 250 residential units on three plots of land in a four-storey timber construction. The project emerged from a developer competition on the subject of timber and mixed timber construction in subsidised housing. The construction costs of "Construction Phase C" were 1,060 € gross/m² GFA. Completion: 2006



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    Bike City" residential development in Vienna

    AT - 1020 Vienna: 99 apartments, gross floor area 14,500 m2, initiated by Christoph Chorherr, developed by GESIBA, architecture: königlarch, open space planning: rajek barosch landschaftsarchitektur. Completion: 2008



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    Building and housing cooperative "Kraftwerk1" in Zurich

    CH - 8005 Zurich: 100 apartments in 4 buildings with a total floor space of 11866 m². Infrastructure in the neighbourhood: restaurant, hairdresser, flower and fruit shop, a consumer depot with organic vegetables (opening hours in the off-peak hours), the "Pantoffelbar" with drinks around the clock, a guest room and a large common room with kitchen on the roof. The "Hardturm Settlement" as it is called by the "Kraftwerk 1" building and housing cooperative, which according to common definition would be called a quarter due to the building density and the mix of uses, is located in the Zurich West district. Completion: Completion: 2001



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    Haveneiland East and West in Amsterdam

    NL - 1087 Amsterdam: Haveneiland is the eastern and western part of the newest district "IJburg" in the east of Amsterdam. It was developed in the course of the Dutch housing development programme "VINEX "*. "Haveneiland", as well as "Steigereiland" and "Rieteilanden", was built on an artificially washed up island. Completion: ~2018



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    Ecological housing estate in Amersfoort Nieuwland

    NL - Amersfoort: 90 residential units as semi-detached and terraced houses. System construction with prefabricated elements. Use of ecological materials at low cost. Planning: Joachim Eble Architektur, Tübingen, project developer: Baufonds Woningbouw. Completion: 2000



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    Hundertwasser House in Vienna

    © Photo: Thomas MeierAT - 1030 Vienna: it is the first house built according to the ideas and designs of the painter Friedensreich Hundertwasser. The house contains 50 apartments, four business premises and a doctor's practice. About 250 trees and bushes were planted on the 16 private and three communal roof terraces and on the roofs. Completion: 1986



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    Hill meadow country and thermal spa in Bad Blumau

    © Photo: Thomas Meier, radundfuss.netAT - 8283 Bad Blumau: the buildings are partly realised with recycled building materials, the whole resort is supplied with emission-free electricity and heat, which is generated in a geothermal plant. The resort was designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Completion: 1997



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    Car-free neighbourhood with 9000 units in Utrecht

    Newly built districts with space-efficient mobility offers

    NL - 3526 KM Utrecht: A new sustainable urban district is being built on the west side of the Merwedekanal in a central location not far from Utrecht Central Station. The plan is to create a mixed-use district with 6,000 to 9,000 homes for approximately 12,000 residents. The area will become a showcase for healthy and sustainable living with innovative concepts for recycling, energy production, climate adaptation and mobility solutions. Planned completion: by 2024



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    8 House by BIG in Copenhagen (DK)

    DK - Copenhagen-Örestad South: 475 units as large-format buildings around two courtyards forming an 8. Mix of uses: apartments, terraced houses and commercial use (offices, shops and a café on 10,000 m²) with a total of 62,000 m² of usable space. A special feature is a public access path, whereby one can climb up to the roof. As a result, one does not even have to leave the building ensemble to go jogging. Architect's office: BIG. Completion: 2012



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    Permaculture settlement "EVA Lanxmeer" in Culemborg

    NL - Culemborg: With 240 houses, it is the largest permaculture settlement in Europe and worldwide. It was built with the aim of living there in the most environmentally friendly and self-managed way possible. The founder Marleen Kaptein was convinced from the beginning that people should have the opportunity to shape their environment and take responsibility. Completion: 2009



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    Old foundry, Winterthur

    CH - Winterthur: The multi-generation house Giesserei is located in Oberwinterthur, in the city centre Neuhegi directly at the Eulachpark. It has 155 apartments with 1½ to 9 rooms, 11 joker rooms (including 3 guest rooms) and 14 commercial businesses, including a restaurant, a branch of the Winterthur City Library, two art galleries and a music centre. The 8 communal rooms include a large hall for internal and public events, 2 common rooms, 2 wash bars, a music practice room and 3 workshops. The buildings are constructed in ecological timber construction and meet the Minergie-P-Eco standard. With only 0.2 parking spaces per apartment and 480 bicycle stands, the Giesserei is considered a car-free development. Site area: 11 000 m². Completion: 2013



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    Plusenergiesiedlung, Tobel

    CH - Tobel: The PlusEnergy development in the Thurgau municipality of Tobel with three multi-family houses (MFH) and 32 apartments was built to the Minergie-P standard. The PV system has an installed capacity of 351 kWp. They generate a solar power surplus of 76'000 kWh/a with which each apartment can use a solar-powered electric car which can drive 12'000 km CO2-free per year. Unique are the rents, which are 20% below the quarterly rents for comparable apartments in the Wil/SG region. Swiss Eurosolar Prize 2018. Completion: 2017



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    Niewland, Amersfoort

    NL - Amersfoort: 4500 apartments for around 15,000 residents. 1 megawatt of solar power integrated into the roofs of the new district. One of the largest sustainable urban development projects in the Netherlands. Completion date: 2002



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    "Stad van de Zon", Heerhugowaard

    NL - Heerhugowaard: With 2,900 apartments on 123 ha of building land, the settlement is the largest sustainable settlement in the world. The total area with park and water areas covers 177 ha. The photovoltaic system on the roofs has a capacity of 3.75 MW. Another PV system with 1.25 MW, as well as three wind turbines on the site are the active components of the CO2-neutral energy supply. Car-free zone. Planning: Ashok Bhalotra of urban design bureau KuiperCompagnons, Rotterdam. Partner of the European Sun Cities project. Completion: 2016



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    GWL-Terrein Amsterdam-Westerpark

    NL - Amsterdam-Westerpark: with 600 apartments for 1400 inhabitants on 6 hectares, the GWL-Terrein is the largest contiguous car-free housing estate in Europe. Number of parking spaces: 0.2. Completion: 1998



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    Cubist tree houses in Rotterdam

    NL - Rotterdam: the cube or tree house housing estate with 38 apartments was designed by architect Piet Blom and has become an architectural classic. The floor area without trunk is approximately 100 m², a cube has an edge length of 7.5 meters. The outer walls of the apartments were built using a wooden skeleton construction made of pine wood, the supporting structure and the floor slabs are made of in-situ concrete. Completion: 1984



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    Västra Hamnen (BO01) Malmö

    20080310-imgp3725SE - 211 17 Malmö: From 2001 onwards, the new district of Västra Hamnen (Westhafen) was built on an industrial wasteland of around 175 hectares, which is to be home to around 10-12,000 inhabitants. It was realized as a building exhibition with ambitious sustainability goals. A row of terraced houses was built as a "European settlement". Completion: 2005



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    Limnologists Växjö

    0806050240SE - Växjö: four buildings with 8 floors, 134 apartments with 37 - 114 m2, total living space: 10,700 m2, construction time for one floor: 10 days (334 sqm living space per floor), architecture: Arkitektbolaget Kronoberg, completion: 2009



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