A new district is being built in the center of Stuttgart on 85 hectares: Stuttgart Rosenstein. This is a historic opportunity for the nation’s capital to create an area with three vibrant, sustainable and productive neighborhoods and approximately 20 hectares of parks. AKBW and the invited speakers at the first Stuttgart Rosenstein Symposium see the urban development project in terms of dimension and importance on a par with other internationally recognized projects that were presented on May 9 at the StadtPalais. Under the motto “urban, mixed use and few cars”, Christian Boret, the city architect of Brussels, described ideas for a productive city on the example of the Belgian capital in the first panel. Marius Gantert from the Berlin architecture office Teleinternetcafe Architektur und Urbanismus presented the plans for the district Backnang West, a project of the International Building Exhibition 2027 StadtRegion Stuttgart (IBA’27).
Ph.D. Philipp Bouteiller, who gave various insights into the Schumacher district of Berlin Tegel, which is innovative in many ways. New paths in urban development were also described by dr. Andreas Kleinau as CEO of HafenCity Hamburg GmbH on the example of planning for Hamburg Grasbrock.