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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Blankenfelde Botanical Park

Blankenfelde Botanical Park is located in the north of the district of Pankow, and acts as a transition to open fields. More than half of its c. 34 hectares belongs to the Blankenfelde Landscape Conservation Area (LSG). Situated on a former sewage field, the Botanical Park was founded in around 1910 by Albert Brodersen as …

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Visit by South Korean Planning Colleagues

Representatives of the National Institute of Environmental Research and the South Korean Ministry of Environment were informed about German and European environmental legislation and its execution in planning practice at FUGMANN JANOTTA bdla. Using examples of various projects concerned with themes of structural landscape planning, strategic environmental assessment, intervention regulations and urban open space planning, …

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Lichterfelde-Süd: urban planning workshop completed

The winner of the urban planning workshop in Lichterfelde-Süd was announced on Friday 19 September. The Amsterdam-based Casanova + Hernandez architects convinced the jury of politicians, urban planners and investors with their third design, which was voted as the unanimous winner. FUGMANN JANOTTA bdla saw the whole process through organizationally; the bureau advises the Steglitz-Zehlendorf …

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Bureau trip to the Ice Age Feldberger lakes

Our annual bureau trip this year led us to the village of Thomsdorf near the Carwitzer Lake in Boitzenburger Land. After our arrival we saw away the evening over a bonfire and a delicious barbeque buffet. The next morning we began a bike tour through the forest, lake and open field landscape of the Feldberger …

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Helsingforser Square has been inaugurated!

The construction phase started in October 2012 and in November 2013 the square was handed over to the public. With the final remaining work completed, the “wooden boxes” in place, and a lush planting scheme now completed, the square was ready for its inauguration on 24 July 2014. With a large number of interested citizens …

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bdla representatives on landscape trip

The bdla Landscape Planning Study Group has returned from this year’s annual landscape trip to Transylvania. On an eight-day trip, the group of twelve participants travelled to the exceptionally well-preserved, historic peasant landscape of churches and castles in the heart of Romania. In addition to visits to the cities of Brașov, Mediaș, Sighișoara and Sibiu, …

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Berezniki Solikamsk Usolye masterplan

In November the masterplan for the three cities on the river Kama in Berezniki was presented. It is based on an introverted approach that anticipates a completion and improvement of existing city structures, and is aimed at compact cities. In the masterplan mid-term and long-term goals were formulated. In light of the complex challenges faced …

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Concept for securing land for the implementation of the WFD in the state of Brandenburg

The availability of space is a decisive factor in the successful implementation of a number of different measures for a body of water. After straightening the natural path of the waterway, large parts of the land around the water become subject to diverse forms of land-usage, which in practice tend to be situated directly at …

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Ideas for the church square in Gransee

As part of the Christmas market festivities at the end of December ideas for the church square were collected. The citizens of Gransee were invited over mulled wine and Stockbrot to write down their thoughts and desires on a blackboard. These ideas have now been incorporated into the proposals for the square.

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