Church Square, Erkner

–The redesigned church square is the landmark centrepiece of the city of Erkner. Clear-cut boundaries make the place feel even more coherent and therefore establish identity. Framed by two old rows of trees in the north and south and by the succinct church facade in the west, the place attracts both the youth and elderly. …

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Strasse des Friedens, Gransee

The housing area of Strasse des Friedens – Koliner Straße – Berliner Straße is characterized by superior schools and kindergartens as well as playgrounds for children of all ages. The school area has a campus-like character. Therefore, a school boardwalk was suggested in the plan. The pavement consists of concrete stripes in various shades of …

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Multigenerational Playground, Berlin

Originally built in the 1970s, Spektepark is a space for social encounter, for breaking down social and cultural barriers, and for neighbourly communication – as well as being a park for the 21st century. In light of changing patterns of leisure behaviour and greater demands for usage, Spektepark has been revitalised as a park of …

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Helsingforser Platz, Berlin

The starting point for the redesign of Helsingforser Platz is the southern Finnish landscape around Helsinki. The characteristic islands surrounding the city are made up of weathered stone and a sparse covering of trees. At the centre of the spatial mise-en-scène are modelled islands (of vegetation) created out of coarse greywacke gravel and single boulders. …

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Platz der Befreiung, Berlin

The narrow 1500 m² space is laid with natural banded stones, forming a tableau like pattern. The square has two monuments, both of which are important for the city: The “Monument for the Victims of Fascism” and the “Monument for the Soviet soldiers”. The area around the monuments is cleared. They are put on a …

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Alter Markt

“Der alte Markt” – the old market – is located in the historical center of Köpenick which is listed for preservation; it covers the area between the central library and the local museum. The pavement of the square consists of granite and basalt stripes, transforming the historical paving materials into a modern image. New gleditsias …

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Elisabeth-Schwarzhaupt-Platz

The design of a modern, urban plaza is a homage to the former Stettiner Bahnhof. The plan makes references to quotes about the history of the place.   “But every now and then it was also Arendsee or Heiligendamm and it went off there from Stettiner Bahnhof. It is, I think, since that time that …

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