Showcase of Sustainable Communities – Kronsberg in Germany ( 2014/05/21 )
|Successful cases of sustainable community were seen around the globe, take the example of Kronsberg of Hannover in Germany, it took over 12 years of planning and construction works to develop the district. At the time of its conception, this project was only 1 of 6 in Europe that addressed the sustainable development vision, with a holistic view regarding aspects of energy, water, transport, construction practice, greening, social cohesion and equitable development addressed.
Kronsberg is a mixed residential district with over 7,000 residents in 2013. The site occupies an area of 1,200 hectares with a capacity to provide 6,000 flats serving 15,000 residents.
Kronsberg has adopted a wide variety of green strategy, including:
Photo Source: Government of Hannover