Daycare Center, Velten

Due to stuctural change and dismantling, two large buildings of the settlement in Velten-Süd were removed. The new daycare center completes the large figure of the settlement. Furthermore it marks the beginning and end of the band of public facility buildings. The formal kink of the new architecture creates a forecourt towards the center of …

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Gransee Playground Plan

The population’s demographics is constantly changing, as is the leisure and play behaviour of different generations. Therefore, we analyzed and evaluated the existing playground infrastructure in Gransee’s historic downtown and adjoining districts. Based on the analysis, and in consideration of demographic trends, we proposed playing and activity opportunities for all ages and set priorities for …

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Spektegrünzug

Three playgrounds are part of the last construction stage of the “Spektegrünzug”, a greenway offering a variety of activities for children and young people of different ages. The compact playgrounds “Spektewiesen” and “Am Spekteweg” protrude like terraces into the green space. Spektewiesen is mainly aimed at younger children partly coming from the kindergarten on the …

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Multigenerational Playground

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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Hirschhof

A new playground, primarily for children under 12 years, is built in close proximity to the historical Hirschhof, an ensemble of connected courtyards on Oderberger Straße. The entrance alone, slightly rising and framed by birches, identifies the area as being intended for playing and lingering. The large and sunny courtyard offers a variety of playing …

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Gransee Werner-von-Siemens School

As the Werner-von-Siemens School was extended, the outdoor facilities of both the grammar school and elementary school were reshaped using existing materials. Each of the now connected schoolyards features a “green island”, which serves as a place for young people to stay and relax. The creative focus of the grammar school’s yard is to let …

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Park am Nordbahnhof

The “Park am Nordbahnhof“ is an essential compensatory measure to balance the man-made interventions in nature and landscape. Against this background, the urban near-natural park was developed under the concept of a large meadow at Nordbahnhof, in the city center of Berlin. The uniqueness of the park is a result of its location in the …

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Spektepark Feasibility Study

The Spektepark was developed in the 1970s and is a place for social meetings, the overcoming of social and cultural barriers and neighborly communication – a public park of the 21st century. The Spektepark is to be vitalized due to the fact that the leisure behavior has changed and there are higher requirements to the …

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Bevernstraße

In the new design, the playground “Bevernstraße” is divided into two parts. A larger area for climbing and romping and a smaller area for younger children. Due its proximity to the historical Gröbenufer landing stage on the river Spree, the playground equipment takes on a water/beach theme. The main attraction is a large lighthouse designed …

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