Thema: Sustainable management

Solar local heating network in Moosach

85665 Moosach: In the community of Moosach, the cooperative Regenerative Energie Ebersberg eG and the company NATURSTROM AG have implemented a solar local heating network with a collector field of 1067 sqm and a buffer storage of 100 cubic meters. If the sun is not enough, a biomass boiler supports the energy supply. This is fed with wood chips from the region of maximum 40 kilometers. Completion: 2018

Creative quarter in timber construction for Munich

80335 Munich: on the site of the former Luitpold barracks and adjacent areas, a total of around 900 apartments and spaces for 770 workplaces are to be built in a new mixed-use urban quarter. According to a decision on 20.5.2020 in the planning committee of the city of Münchner, 370 residential units are to be built in the "creative field", a part of the creative quarter, in timber construction. The urban quarter between Dachauer-, Loth-, Schwere-Reiter-, Heß- and Infanteriestraße will combine living and working with art, culture and knowledge. Twelve building quarters and a mixed-use area are to be created. Tenders for building cooperatives and developers are to start soon on the "Kreativfeld" (as of 4 June 2020). Completion (1.BA Kreativfeld): ~2024

Aegidienhof" social housing project in Lübeck

23552 Lübeck: At the time, the Aegidienhof was the largest social housing project in Schleswig-Holstein. Here, young and old, people without and with disabilities, single people and families, live and work together in a new urban mix. The architectural firm Meyer Steffens Architekten+Stadtplaner BDA carefully renovated and converted twelve different old town houses around a large common courtyard in the complex around the Aegidienhof, which is significant in terms of architectural and cultural history. The result is 65 apartments as well as 9 studios, practices, offices, workshops and a café. Completion (modernization): 2003

Environmental and cultural station Uelzen

Photo: Thomas Meier, www.radundfuss.net29525 Uelzen: According to the plans of the painter and architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the old brick building was redesigned into a colourful work of art during the EXPO 2000. Completion: 2000

Solar thermal plant Römerhügel in Ludwigsburg

70806 Ludwigsburg: With a collector area of 14,800 m², Stadtwerke Ludwigsburg-Kornwestheim has built the largest solar thermal plant in Germany. In a 20-meter high heat storage tank with a volume of 2,000 cubic meters, the solar-generated energy is available even when there is little or no solar radiation. The collectors collect around 5200 megawatts of heat per year, enough to supply around 300 average households. Completion: 2020

Overseas island Bremen

28217 Bremen: With the development of the 15-hectare former Kelloggs factory site on the south side of the Europahafen, a new mixed urban quarter is to be created in Bremen in the immediate vicinity of the city centre and directly on the Weser. In addition to a variety of residential options, it will include office and commercial space, schools and daycare centers, recreational facilities and public spaces. Modern ecological mobility and energy concepts and sophisticated architecture determine the image of the quarter. Planned start of construction: 2021, planned completion: ~2031

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.

Allmende Wulfsdorf

22926 AhrensburgSite area: 6.4 ha; 15 houses with 1 - 14 flats with high ecological standard (110 flats); 40% of the built-up area used for commercial purposes. Largest residential project with living and working in Schleswig-Holstein. Completion: 2012

Tempelhof Palace with Earthship

Photos: Kerstin Meyer

74594 Kreßberg: "Schloss Tempelhof" is a grassroots community that has existed in northern Baden-Württemberg since 2010. Almost 150 residents live on the 30-hectare village site. The ecovillage community is expected to grow to 300 residents. The community practices solidarity agriculture according to permaculture principles. There are jobs in a market garden, animal husbandry, cheese dairy, beekeeping, bakery and in the kitchen. Others have been created in the seminar business, the building sector, the administration and in the Free Montessori School.