SUSTAINABILITY

ARTICLE

GARTEN+LANDSCHAFT, magazine for landscape architecture
Article: SUSTAINABILITY-CHECK

Edition April 2019, p. 30-33, publisher Georg D.W. Callwey GmbH&Co.KG,
Author: Eike Richter

The author gives an insight into the evaluation system "Guide to Sustainable Open Spaces". The certification of sustainability aspects of open spaces receives rather marginal attention. The existing evaluation standards of the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) and the Federation (BNB) mainly adress building construction. In order to enhance the sustainablitiy of public open spaces  the Landscape Research, Development & Construction Society (FLL) has been working on new guide lines since 2014.

  www.garten-landschaft.de/nachhaltigkeitscheck/

BOOKLET

 

Guide to Sustainable Open Spaces, 2018

Landscape Research, Development & Construction Society (FLL), (Editor), 2018, booklet, 166 p., colour

editing and contributions by the working group "Sustainability of Open Spaces" with Eike Richter from LA.BAR Landscape architects bdla

This guide will help anyone dealing with the planning, processing and maintaining of open spaces and offers useful instructions to all those interested in long living green spaces. The reader will find out about the sustainable dimension in the construction process and learn how to make most of those potentials in the planning.

 

 

In order to keep constantly growing cities places worth living, open spaces must be maintained or newly created and fairly distributed with regards to location. Urban green spaces have a great impact on the health, the well-being and the happiness of its citizens and are therefore also responsible for the social cohesion. The visual appearance of towns and municipalities is highly influenced by its open spaces and their contribution to architecture and culture. This guide summons up important aspects for the sustainable planning, building, maintenance and the development of open spaces in their entire life cycle, even for a possible reconstruction or dismanteling.

 

BOOKLET

 

Sustainably planned open spaces of Federal real estates
Recommendations for planning, construction and management

 

BMVBS (second edition 2018), 2011, in-house publication, 72 p. colour
design: LA.BAR Landscape architects AGLA
in cooperation with TU Berlin,
Faculty Landscaping - Construction

 

 

This broschure presents the most imoortant results of the research project "Guideline - Sustainable Building" commissioned by the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR) in coordination with the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development. The reader is introduced to the objectives of sustainable building and the subject of the study is explained. Concrete planning recommendations are given. In the form of a checklist suggestions for the development of real estate concepts are given. For outdoor facilities, concrete planning requirements for sustainability are presented. This concept follows the criteria of the evaluation system Sustainable Building of Outdoor Facilities. One chapter shows how sustainability aspects can be integrated into the planning process of public clients and the how they can become part of the planning phases of HOAI and EW-Bau regulations.  Finally, an outlook is given on the development of sustainable planning and construction in the field of green and open space planning.
 

BOOK

 

constructing landscape
material, techniques, structural components
Zimmermann, Astrid (ed.), 2009

533 p., 1150 images, 300 im. in colour.
publisher Verlag Birkhäuser, Heidelberg
published in German, English and Korean

Chapter `Green Roofs´- Eike Richter, LA.BAR
Chapter ` Small Structures and Pergolas´- Caroline Rolka

 

Reference work about techniques and theories applied when constructing outdoor spaces. All the relevant topics are vividly covered, from materials and surfaces via building features to the use of plants. Also included extensive contributions and construction details by LA.BAR: 
roof greening, Underground station, University Campus  Garching, TU München; roof greening Atriumhof, Tauentzienstr. 14, Berlin; roof greening German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development, EW 2, Berlin-Mitte; Travertine wall, private garden Berlin-Dahlem;  basalt plinth wall, courtyard Hausvogteiplatz, Berlin-Mitte; fence and pergola, Lutherstift Berlin-Steglitz; climbing rock, playground Böcklinstr.; Berlin-Friedrichshain

BOOKLET

 

Sustainably planned open spaces of Federal real estates
Recommendations for planning, construction and management

 

BMVBS (ed,), 2011, in-house publication, 72 p. colour
design: LA.BAR Landscape architects AGLA
in cooperation with TU Berlin,
Faculty Landscaping - Construction

 

 

This broschure presents the most imoortant results of the research project "Guideline - Sustainable Building" commissioned by the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR) in coordination with the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development. The reader is introduced to the objectives of sustainable building and the subject of the study is explained. Concrete planning recommendations are given. In the form of a checklist suggestions for the development of real estate concepts are given. For outdoor facilities, concrete planning requirements for sustainability are presented. This concept follows the criteria of the evaluation system Sustainable Building of Outdoor Facilities. One chapter shows how sustainability aspects can be integrated into the planning process of public clients and the how they can become part of the planning phases of HOAI and EW-Bau regulations.  Finally, an outlook is given on the development of sustainable planning and construction in the field of green and open space planning.