What has happened already? Which steps are we taking to move the project forward? Browse through our log to find out how we are gradually implementing the Eco City.
Intensification of the climate crisis and one million refugees in Germany: The project idea is born.
Development of the project concept and choice of the former military town Wünsdorf as location
Geomancy seminar under the direction of UNESCO Ambassador Marco Pogacnic
Semester project of the correspondence course “Architecture and Environment “of WINGS- University of applied sciences Wismar
First public project presentation in the Literaturhaus Berlin
Establishment of an interdisciplinary core team
Development of the urban design draft
Conducting interdisciplinary expert and creative workshops
Opening of a project office
Foundation of the association: internationale campus-eco-city Wünsdorf e.V.
Public stakeholder dialogue and presentation of the project idea in Wünsdorf and Zossen
Presentation of the project in the coordination committee of the district Teltow-Fläming
Exhibition on the state of planning of the project in the Lawrence Gallery in Berlin-Mitte with various accompanying events
A generous private donation creates opportunities to professionalize the project
Creation of brochure, website and materials for professional public relations and fundraising
02.06. Stand at the 24th environmental festival in Berlin
13.06. First press conference on the Eco City Wünsdorf in the gallery LAWRENCE Berlin
29.06. Inspection of the Eco City project area in Wünsdorf
29.10. Extinction Rebellion
18.12. EcoCity in Berlin - working groups to conduct feasibility studies and evaluate possible alternative locations; fundraising for the consolidation of key topics, workshops and the expansion of a partner network
19.12 Signing of a cooperation agreement with the University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde HNEE. This cooperation with the ICEC project offers the university the opportunity to deepen the previous work on ecosystem-based climate change adaptation in the Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan region. In particular, the systemic approach of the project is in excellent agreement with the systemic concepts of sustainability that are developed and tested at the university.
2020 & Outlook
14.01. Presentation and discussion at the Akademie der Künste as part of the event series "On the Duty and the Power of Architecture"
04.02. Invitation to the presentation at the local advisory board in Wünsdorf
11.03. ECO-CITY in dialogue - citizen dialogue in Wünsdorf - creation of political acceptance and support at local, regional, federal and EU level up to international organizations.
06.04. Signing of the LOI for the cooperation between the Gesellschaft für Projektmanagement e. V. (GPM) and icec e.V. Objective: To make the complex overall project Eco City more comprehensible and thus realizable. Collaboration with the experts of GPM and Eco City currently working on the definition of a suitable project portfolio with clearly distinguishable programs and projects and a powerful project management office.
03.06. A group of visitors of GPM visits the "Forbidden City" in Wünsdorf. Here first real insights could be gained, how the development of the ECO-CITY-project initiative can be continued.
08.06. Start of cooperation with project managers of GPM
06.09. Kick-off event ECO CITY in the context of the exhibition "urbainable - stadthaltig" at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin.
03.10. General meeting in Berlin - election of the new board of directors
04.10. Visit of the "Forbidden City" in Wünsdorf with club members
02.11. Foundation of the working group "Local Team Zossen/Wünsdorf". Our association members Sieghard Auer and Peter Bartsch are contact persons for local participation, contacts to administration and politics, institutions from the economy, associations and clubs
Continuing our contacts with the state government, relevant institutes, Brandenburg and Berlin Chambers of Architects and investors, among others
30.11. Berlin - Letter of intent with the BDB (Association of German Master Builders, Architects and Engineers)
09.12. - Meeting with the Ministry for Infrastructure and Regional Planning, (MIL) Brandenburg
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