A garden to overcome borders

Fugmann Janotta Partner provides expert guidance for a project by Keum Art Projects. In this project, Korean artists Han Seok Hyun and Kim Seung Hwoe design a garden – DAS DRITTE LAND – which will start growing this spring in the heart of Berlin. In the artists garden, plants from North and South Korea will …

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City 3.0 – Challenges of open space planning in changing cities

  At the 5th KANN Dialogue at the Café Moscow in Berlin, Harald Fugmann presented the consequences and new challenges of open space planning in the face of densifying cities. Using the example of current urban development concepts (Framework planning Berlin Heinersdorf, GoWest – former Reemtsma site in Berlin-Schmargendorf, and the Gropiusstadt in Berlin-Neukölln), he …

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Opening the memorial at the Moabit freight station

On 11 June 2017, the Moabit freight station memorial was opened in Berlin Moabit between Quitzowstrasse and Ellen-Epstein-Strasse. The site commemorates the deportation of more than 30,000 Jews from the former Moabit freight station to the extermination camps. The preliminary competition was won by the Berlin artists’ collective Raumlabor. The design provides for a grove …

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German Landscape Architecture Award Ceremony

The German Landscape Architecture Award was presented on 29 September 2017 in the Allianz Forum building, right next to Brandenburg Gate. Together with the Botanic Park’s project manager, Isabel Keil, we were proud recipients of the Award in the “Nature Conservation and Landscape Experience” category. We were recognized for our Blankenfelde Botanic Park project in …

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Recognition for contribution to the “Wedau-South” free space contest in Duisburg!

We were pleased to be recognized for our contribution to the “Wedau-South“ free space planning contest in Duisburg. The contest contribution was developed together with Christoph Kohl Architects from Berlin, the Obermeyer Engineering Office from Potsdam and the visualizer KUBIK – Studio for Architecture from Berlin. Readers can gain insight into the contest contribution at: …

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Opening of “Mäusespielplatz” Playground in Gransee

The festive opening of our “Mäusespielplatz” playground in Gransee took place on July 17th, 2017, in a well-attended event. The playground was installed as part of the second phase of the “Straße des Friedens in Gransee” construction project. After about 8 months of intensive construction activity, children in the City of Gransee and the surrounding …

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We’re designing Westkreuz! World Café with round tables

Within the framework of the workshop series on the development of Westkreuz, the third event took place on 4 July at the Church Community am Lietzensee as a World Café. At 12 round tables, ideas and approaches for solutions were gathered on topics such as “Ways/development,” “Relaxation/leisure/garden use/meeting,“   “Safety/ cleanliness/upkeep“ and “Nature/ecology/the wild” and then …

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Award for biological diversity in the Honey Suite!

Our thematic garden for the 2017 Berlin International Garden Festival (IGA), “Honey Suite,” has been recognized by the Berlin Senate Department for the Environment, Transport and Climate Protection for its unique promotion of biological diversity in household and private gardens. The garden demonstrates how a garden can achieve an attractive blooming quality even with household …

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