Framework Nordsteimke

Commissioned by the city of Wolfsburg and in cooperation with Herwarth + Holz (urban planning), Hoffmann-Leichter (traffic planning) and PST (rainwater management), a framework plan for the biggest development area in terms of residential construction is created until Fall 2016. Overall, up to 2.500 new housing units will emerge southeast of the city center within …

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The three-field agriculture system

Situated at the northern edge of the district of Pankow, Blankenfelde-Pankow Botanical Park acts as a transition to the open fields of Berlin-Brandenburg. It is an area of landscape protected as part of a 2014-15 UEP scheme devised to carry out improvements to the ecological potential of landscape conservation areas. To these ends, a three-field …

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Grazing the Hönower Weiherkette

An informative event about the proposed programme of extensive grazing took place at the Bücherwurmschule after-school care centre in the Berlin district of Marzahn-Hellersdorf on 13 October 2015. Conceptually integrated within the overall management and development plans for the landscape conservation area, it aimed to involve the residents and users of the area in the …

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Beautiful urban landscapes?

Contribution to the 7th Hessian Conference for Urban Development Beautiful landscape is both an ideal and a problem. Judgements of beauty tend to be seen as purely subjective and arbitrary; they must therefore always withdraw from “objective” material interests. Beauty, however, alongside other criteria for the quality of the lived environment, plays a significant role …

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Living in the Wrangelkiez – 1st prize

Together with Arnold and Gladisch Architects, FUGMANN JANOTTA bdla received the first prize for the ‘Wrangelstraße 30-32, 10997 Berlin – Reconstruction of a Residential and Commercial Building with Interior Courtyard Design’ competition. The Evangelical Church of central Berlin would like to combine affordable living space with social usage. Around 40 flats for rent and two …

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Martin Janotta called to the ‘Advisory Committee for Space Development’!

Following the recommendation of the bdla, Martin Janotta has, since January 2015, been a member for one legislative term of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI)’s ‘Advisory Committee for Space Development’. In this role he has been active in the ‘Energy Transition and Space Development at Regional Level’ working group. Further information …

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Hot off the press! INA brochure is complete

After three months of preparation and consolidation the brochure for the Lieberoser Heide International Nature Exhibition (INA) has finally been printed. The aim of the booklet is to promote the INA, whilst at the same time attracting the attention of potential investors and sponsors. On behalf of the Lieberoser Heide INA municipal committee, Martin Janotta …

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