Model district Busso-Peus-Straße | Münster

Recognition | In collaboration with Welp von Klitzing

The concept envisages a sustainable neighbourhood in the sense of a “nature hybrid” and is an example of sustainable housing and university construction in suburban areas. Reforestation is intended to create increased biodiversity and encourage circular resource thinking.The neighbourhood is to be accessed via a star-shaped network of avenues, thus emphasising the new centre of the neighbourhood. Four of the five streets are intended exclusively for pedestrians and cyclists. Infiltration and green spaces will accompany the avenues leading to the centre of the district. Open courtyard communities are intended to encourage encounters and dialogue. In terms of sustainability, the principle of the sponge city is to be applied in the neighbourhood and improve the microclimate through evaporation, among other things.

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