Urban Mining Technical Soils for Biotope Cities

Urban Mining Technical Soils for Biotope Cities

Pia Minixhofer, Bernhard Scharf, Sebastian Hafner, Thomas Romm Growing cities In the coming years, more and more people will live and work in cities (UN 2018). The accompanying need for more housing and infrastructure is causing construction activity to increase....

The Biotope City Quartier Wienerberg – what is so special with it?

The Biotope City Quartier Wienerberg – what is so special with it?

Biotope City Wienerberg is a neighbourhood that has broken new ground in many areas. In this it is part of the great tradition of Viennese housing construction, which for 100 years has repeatedly gone far beyond what was common practice in housing construction at the...

Greener track and surroundings

Greener track and surroundings

https: www.spoorbeeld.nl NS, ProRail and Bureau Spoorbouwmeester Netherlands have plans to make the stations and their surroundings greener. Bureau Bosch Slabbers Landscape Architects has produced a handbook "New Handbook for...

SPACE – TIME

SPACE – TIME

Presentation Colette van Landuyt - second participant in QuoVadis? 2222 Summary: The break between space and time in Western culture resulted in a radical break with nature. Nature is not sensitive to ideologies; it does for its effects. GAIA rebels through...

BIOTOPE CITY WIENERBERG – a Biotope City for Vienna

BIOTOPE CITY WIENERBERG – a Biotope City for Vienna

In Vienna, a ‘Biotope City’ district is currently under construction. A neighborhood based on the principles of Biotope City: the realization of a dense urban neighborhood as nature in a close juxtaposition…

50 years ARCH+

50 years ARCH+

by Helga Fassbinder. Formerly a critical magazin.What function does it fulfil today? Are the major challenges of the future – climate change, loss of biodiversity, scarcity of resources – reflected in terms of construction and planning?

Mercator Swimming pool Amsterdam

Mercator Swimming pool Amsterdam

10 Years ago: By protest of the neighbourhood the swimming pool in a inner city park of Amsterdam could only been built completely covered by green. Architect VenhoevenCS, green architekt Patrick Blanc

IT-gesteuerte Planung von Natur in der dichten Stadt

IT-gesteuerte Planung von Natur in der dichten Stadt

Können die Effekte von Grünbewuchs in der dichten Stadt exakt bereits im Planungsstadium prognostiziert werden? Ja! Bernhard Scharf stellt die Greenpass-Methode vor, die bereits erfolgreich praktisch angewandt wird.