Brochures and working papers on HafenCity at a glance
Sustainable urban development
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Practice at any time of day or night in your own four walls – and no one is disturbed because the walls in the new HafenCity “musicians’ house” are soundproof. Noise cannot leak into your own or a neighbour’s home. A musician’s dream. The foundation stone for the group building project has been laid.
Sustainable development in the city of the 21st century
This year HafenCity Hamburg GmbH is present at MIPIM in Cannes once again – one of the world’s most important market places for the real estate industry. From 12 to 15 March 2013 it is the principal representative of the City of Hamburg on the joint stand for the Hamburg Metropolitan Region.
HafenCity Hamburg will make its next major and farsighted strides in 2013. Large green spaces are taking shape, the development of sophisticated residential plans begins, and other substantial projects in the centre, such as the Elbarkaden and HafenCity University, will reach completion during the year, said Jürgen Bruns-Berentelg, chief executive of HafenCity Hamburg GmbH at the annual press conference on January 29, 2013.
The new subway line for Hamburg and HafenCity starts operating. On 28 November around 200 guests from politics, business and public life celebrated the opening of the U4. From 29 November, free rides will be available for everyone on trial runs between Jungfernstieg and HafenCity – and transport to HafenCity on 1 December to an exciting day of concerts, DJs, cultural and kid’s acts, as well as late night shopping. When the timetable changes on 9 December 2012, regular U4 services will cover the route from Billstedt to Überseequartier.
During the 4th Hamburg climate week - Klimawoche - guests have the chance to experience the scientific and economic strengths of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region on the subject of climate protection. Events will be taking place between 24 and 30 September 2012 in and around the Unilever building in HafenCity.
Hamburg’s largest solar thermal plant is taking shape in western HafenCity. By the time it is finished, it will present a surface area of 1,800m² of solar collectors to the sun’s rays. Environment Senator Jutta Blankau unveiled a solar information column explaining the concept.
SPIEGEL publishing house achieves gold sustainability award
Another large building in HafenCity - the SPIEGEL publishing house - has been awarded the Ecolabel for exemplary sustainable construction. After scrutiny by external assessors, the modern media building on Ericusspitze received final certification with the HafenCity Ecolabel in gold. The award was handed over to the building’s proprietor Robert Vogel GmbH & Co. KG by HafenCity Hamburg GmbH.