Heinrich Niemeier GmbH & Co. KG

Block pavement binds ­pollutants

In times of climate change and increasing frequency of heavy rain events, rainwater management plays a more and more significant role. The solution for a new housing estate in Berlin-Zehlendorf is a good example. The “Seydyard” new-build project currently under development is a joint project of the BerlinerVolksbank and the BBT Group. By the end of 2014, a housing ensemble of 40 town houses, interspersed with private gardens and beautiful community green spaces, was erected on the site of a former railroad yard covering an area of more than 1.000 m2.

 

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