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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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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