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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Mediation at FUGMANN JANOTTA

Conflicts and emotional encounters are part of our profession and are what make it so lively – now we have the professional tools to smooth over our differences! Our senior team leader for landscape planning, Bettina Dickson completed her training as a mediator (in accordance with the Federal Association for Mediation’s qualification standard 208 h) …

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Urban horses – article in ‘Landschaftsarchitekten’ journal

In the current edition of ‘Landschaftsarchitekten’, the journal of the Union of German Landscape Architects, an article about urban nature conservation through grazing in the context of urban development in Berlin has been published. The article presents an overview of the conflict between, on the one hand, the need for space in urban development, and …

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Refinement of the GIS-supported compensatory land registry in Oranienburg

As an agency for preparatory and binding urban land-use planning, the Urban Planning Department in Oranienburg is regularly confronted with the task of making available compensatory areas of land during construction and development projects in compliance with nature conservation intervention regulations (A+E measures). As a backer of a large proportion of the plans for urban …

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