Sustainable
neighbourhood planning

In harmony
with nature

Sustainable neighbourhood development
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Man-made envi­ron­ments and struc­tures of a mate­ri­al or men­tal natu­re, trans­form homo­ge­ne­ous, bound­less and “natu­ral” space into indi­vi­du­al pla­ces with a par­ti­cu­lar cul­tu­ral histo­ry and mea­ning. “Spor­ting” space is domesti­ca­ted by archi­tec­tu­re into cul­tu­ral space that expres­ses and deter­mi­nes our beha­viour, thin­king and fee­ling. Archi­tec­tu­ral space media­tes bet­ween natu­ral and arti­fi­cial, wide and nar­row, com­mu­nal and indi­vi­du­al, past and future. The aim of our archi­tec­tu­re is to con­ti­nue struc­tu­ral deve­lo­p­ments in the city and in the coun­try­si­de in order to crea­te new, aes­the­tic living space. In har­mo­ny with peop­le and nature.

For people and nature

The con­ser­va­ti­on of the land­s­cape and natu­ral resour­ces is the key com­po­nent of sus­tainab­le neigh­bour­hood plan­ning. Urban plan­ners and archi­tects must the­re­fo­re deve­lop respon­si­ble con­cepts that pro­tect soil resour­ces and redu­ce urban sprawl. Added to this is the right choice of buil­ding mate­ri­als. Wood with its natu­ral mate­ria­li­ty makes a con­vin­cing con­tri­bu­ti­on. It redu­ces the CO2 emis­si­ons that other­wi­se occur in the indus­tri­al pro­duc­tion of mine­ral buil­ding mate­ri­als. In addi­ti­on, less ener­gy is requi­red during pro­duc­tion, the car­bon sto­rage in the wood is exten­ded and fos­sil fuels are saved during dis­po­sal. What’s more, wood blends har­mo­nious­ly into the natu­ral envi­ron­ment of exis­ting open spaces. Sup­ple­men­ted by eco­lo­gi­cal ener­gy con­cepts, this type of buil­ding meets the needs of peop­le and the envi­ron­ment in equal measure.

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Cross-room utilisation concepts

Our deman­ds on the indi­vi­du­al use of space are incre­a­sing. At the same time, archi­tec­tu­ral deve­lo­p­ments should streng­t­hen the com­mu­ni­ty and crea­te eco­lo­gi­cal pla­ces for peop­le and ani­mals. Green inner courty­ards under­line the cha­rac­ter of intel­li­gent neigh­bour­hood plan­ning by enab­ling exten­ded “living space”. Depen­ding on the loca­ti­on, site and con­cept, they also pro­vi­de a high recrea­tio­nal and mee­ting value for their resi­dents and pro­mo­te inter­ge­nera­tio­nal inter­ac­tion. A place of gathe­ring is crea­ted that has a posi­ti­ve influ­ence on the qua­li­ty of life and ide­al­ly crea­tes seam­less con­nec­tions to exis­ting infrastructures.

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Impactful visualisations

Dis­co­vering archi­tec­tures without being on site yourself. The inter­ac­tion bet­ween Archi­cad, Twinmo­ti­on and Pho­to­shop soft­ware allows the diver­se pos­si­bi­li­ties of design archi­tec­tu­re to beco­me visi­ble at a glance. Repre­sen­ta­ti­ons of buil­dings, views and sec­tions can be unders­tood more easi­ly and all sta­ke­hol­ders can be actively invol­ved in the design pro­cess. In this way, visi­ons can be deve­lo­ped tog­e­ther in a tar­ge­ted man­ner – from plan­ning to final implementation.