Posted on: January 11, 2020 Posted by: Flenn Freeman Comments: 0

The Steelworker District

challenges: The Steelworker district Burbach is located directly on the Saar. Only 3.5 kilometers from the pedestrian zone of Steelworker, Burbach is close to the city center. With about 15,000 inhabitants live about 8% of the Steelworker total population in the district. For 150 years Burbach’s history has been closely linked to Saarland’s heavy industry, whose decline began in the 1970s. With the decommissioning of the Burbacher hut and the…

Posted on: January 11, 2020 Posted by: Flenn Freeman Comments: 0

Pirmasens – the shoe city

challenges: The recent history of the city of Pirmasens is closely linked to the development of the footwear industry in Germany: Emerging from necessity – after the withdrawal of the garrison of Landgrave Louis IX. In the 18th century – the production of shoes developed from the utilization of the old uniforms. In the age of industrialization, this resulted in a modern footwear industry, which raised up to 30,000 people…

Posted on: January 11, 2020 Posted by: Flenn Freeman Comments: 0

Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg – District of a port city

challenges Wilhelmsburg, located between Hamburg city center and southern Harburg, is a shrinking district in the growing city of Hamburg. Wilhelmsburg is located on a marsh island in the Elbe, on which up to the 19th century mainly agriculture was operated. With the establishment of the free port in 1888 began the industrialization and, consequently, a fundamental structural change in the district. Commercial land at Reiherstieg In the Wilhelmsburger West,…