Residential location on the “green meadow”

challenges: The Buntekuh district of the old Hanseatic city of Lübeck is a classic urban expansion of the 1960s on the “green meadow”. Characteristic of the settlement are several cityscape defining high-rise buildings with nine or more floors, three- to four-storey row buildings and a larger number of Reiheneigenheimen. In the middle of the area […]

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The Textile City Project

The founding of the still young city of Albstadt on the Südwestalb goes back to the municipal territorial reform of the 1970s. Formerly independent towns such as Ebingen and Tailfingen have been important centers of the textile-processing and clothing-manufacturing industry since industrialization. Already at the beginning of the 19th century there were numerous looms. Multiple […]

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Experimental Housing and Urban Development

Learning from practice – from practice to practice With the research program Experimental Housing and Urban Development (ExWoSt), the Federal Government is promoting innovative planning and measures in important urban planning and housing policy research fields in the form of scientifically supported model projects. The BBR supervises this program and regularly publishes the results of […]

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