In Wien entsteht derzeit ein Quartier nach dem Leitbild ‘Biotope City’ – sehr dicht, sehr grün, eine neue Heimat für Homo sapiens, Flora und Fauna…
This essay by Gilles Clement, the famous french paysagist is written 10 years ago – today his urgency is increased only! Recommanded by the editors.
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?
An affordable, climate-efficient measure, which could be implemented immediately. By Helga Fassbinder
On March 26, 2020, architect and publicist Michael Sorkin died after being infected with the corona virus. Sorkin was a warm advocate of “green urbanism”.
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
What does this mean? Is this a real option? Helga Fassbinder shows yes, and there will beno escape from this concept…
Organized by Foundation Biotope City, Architectuurcentrum Eindhoven, Eindhoven University of Technology and Eindhoven municipality.
The Symposium, originally planned May 15, 2020, will take place later this year at Eindhoven. We hope to be able to announce the new date soon !
The Biotope City Wienerberg contains many qualities that will not be immediately visible after completion at the end of 2020. Now IBA Vienna has published the broschure “Hidden Treasures”, which describes the hidden treasures of this forward-looking green district.
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.
Wie mache ich Bürgern klar, wie wichtig die verschiedenen Möglichkeiten von Regenwasser-Rückhaltung durch Begrünen sind? Prof. Daniel Roer, University of British Columbia,Vancouver, stellt eine Methode vor.
Click on images to enlarge "...The High Line was originally constructed in the 1930s, to lift dangerous freight trains off Manhattan's streets... Friends of the High Line (founded by Joshua David and Robert Hammond, residents of the High Line neighborhood,...
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