15 Jun
Mon

Urban Open Source | Urban Living & Working

Open eQuarter

A walk with a tool for energy-oriented urban renewal

TIME
17:00

LOCATION
Fuldastraße/
Ecke Weichselplatz
12045 Berlin

Partner
DMSW Partnerschaft von Architekten

Language
German

Program

It’s a crucial question of our time: what can help us to save energy? As one of the main sources of CO2-emissions, cities need sustainable concepts of energy-oriented urban renewal. To aid in the conception of such schemes, UdK Berlin and DMSW Architekten have developed an open-source, analytic strategy tool: “Open eQuarter”. Its beauty lies in its ability to analyse a whole neighbourhood: its spatial, technical, economic and ecologic aspects, thereby creating the foundation for tailor-made solutions that enable energy-oriented urban renewal. Using the Sonnenallee area as a testing ground to showcase the tool’s key functions, the tour will consider the challenges such measures face.

SPEAKER
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Nytsch-Geusen Building Services Planning and Engineering, Architecture, UdK Berlin
Philipp Wehage DMSW Architekten
Roswitha Marx-Gedies/ Torsten Kasat District of Berlin-Neukölln, Engineering Department
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