Real Estate

Integrated District Concept for Kaiserslautern-Bahnheim

Project description

The housing cooperative Bahnheim eG refurbishs their historical garden city Bahnheim with buidlings from the 1920s and 1950s in Kaiserslautern. In this research project an integrated residential area concept for the 369 dwellings in 77 buildings was developed. The aim of the concept is to reduce energy costs and GHG emissions, improve quality of living as well as upgrade the surrounding neighborhood. A specific challenge is the historical character of the garden city. Most of the 77 buildings have been under monumental protection since 1989.

Project team

Prof. Dr. Björn-Martin Kurzrock (Unit Real Estate Studies)

Jun. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Pahn (Unit of Concrete Structures and Structural Engineering / Working Group Energy-Efficient Buildings)

Jun. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Angèle Tersluisen (Unit of Building Cybernetics)

Dipl.-Ing. Tillman Gauer (Working Group Energy-Efficient Buildings and Unit Real Estate Studies)

Dipl.-Ing. Sebastian Johann (Unit Real Estate Studies)

Press report

Rheinpfalz-Article of 11 December 2014

Press release

Press release of 4 August 2014

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