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07. June 2023

Shaping the sustainable building of tomorrow: Joint building certification by HafenCity Hamburg and the German Sustainable Building Council unveiled

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH and the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) unveiled their new joint building certification at the “Building Green” sustainability fair. In future, new projects in Hamburg’s four development zones of HafenCity, Billebogen, Grasbrook and Science City Hamburg Bahrenfeld will be able to seek certification with the DGNB special award Ecolabel. The special award incorporates key elements of the previous independently run HafenCity Ecolabel into the DGNB System. Building owners and developers in the four zones with be able to benefit from the advantages of the DGNB Syst ...

13. October 2022

German Sustainable Building Council and HafenCity Hamburg GmbH sign cooperation agreement

A new configuration of the DGNB certificate will in future replace the HafenCity Ecolabel. The German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) and HafenCity Hamburg GmbH signed a far-reaching cooperation agreement at Expo Real 2022. The goal is to develop common, comprehensive certification based on the familiar DGNB system for the four major development ventures of HafenCity, Billebogen, Grasbrook, and Science City Hamburg Bahrenfeld.  

10. March 2021

Annual Press Conference 2021

Our inner cities face a “bifurcation”, as the futurologist Matthias Horx calls it, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Urbanity and the capacity for encounter appear to be inherently challenged. HafenCity Hamburg GmbH especially, with its responsibility for four major urban development initiatives in Hamburg oriented essentially towards new construction, must address the consequences. What might a post-pandemic orientation of the inner city look like? Can the principles of the Healthy City serve as a guideline? Or, more broadly, is the resilience of the city the new paradigm? Do other princi ...

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HafenCity Hamburg GmbH

Paulina Holbreich

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157 ha area, 7,500 homes, 45,000 jobs ... HafenCity and its development in figures

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