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Estados Unidos

Berlin, Germany

Informaciones generales


Berlín (Alemania)


Regeneración urbana en relación con la remodelación del patrimonio


Estudios de casos




Berlin is the capital of Germany and the centre of the Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan Region. Located in northeastern Germany on the banks of Rivers Spree and Havel, the city occupies a strategic position at the gateway between western and eastern Europe. The presence of brownfield sites, undeveloped or temporally used areas — ascribable to the division and reunification of the city — makes Berlin a paradigm of inner-city regeneration. The symbolic values connected to the regeneration of the controversial built heritage of the German Democratic Republic — together with the development of new instruments to manage the adaptation of the existing urban fabric and the flourishing of community-based temporary uses — represent some of the specificities of the case study. Credit : Enrico Fontanari et al. (dir.), Global Report Culture and Sustainable Urban Development: Regional Report on Urban Conservation and Regeneration in Europe, UNESCO and IUAV, 2015, Annexes 2 p. 10-13