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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