2Careful urban renewal Employees S.T.E.R.N. Gesellschaft der behutsamen Stadterneuerung mbH covers a broad range of work – from complex urban renewal tasks in whole city districts through to the structural reconstruction of individual buildings. It emerged in 1985 from the international building exhibition (IBA). Its special qualifications are in economically, structurally and socially organising the processes involved.Today S.T.E.R.N. is an independent service company which offers of experience and qualifications to various clients and developers.EmployeesS.T.E.R.N. has a highly qualified team of permanent employees - architecture, civil engineering and construction, landscape, urban and regional planning, social sciences, economics, business and housing management, planning law and informatics.
3Fields of business Integrated regional support since 1986 Redevelopment representativeDistrict managerRegional representative in large housing estatesControl of complex planning proceduresProject realisation since 1995Architectural and engineering servicesProject managementGeneral planningTenant advice
4Employees Urban planners, building and garden architects, civil and construction engineers Social planners, district managers and tenant consultants Housing managers, project developers Project controllers, qualified IT specialists
5S.T.E.R.N. GmbH - Essentials of careful urban renewal Residents, tenants and owners are partnersRenewal methods to protect the building substance and save costs; Maintenance and modernisation have priority over demolition and new buildTenant support and the greatest possible flexibility for tenant wishesPresence on site enables a short decision-making process
7Short historical presentation ● until the end of the 70s: demolition and new construction of thousands of homes● from 1970: growing protest in the redevelopment areas● : Citizens' Initiative Klausener Platz: first careful renewal in block 118● : Affected participation model of the Berlin senate, with representative electoral system● : Opening tenant office Dresdener Strasse● : Foundation of the IBA - International Building Exhibition Motto: Careful Urban Renewal, participatory planning, independent tenant consulting● Peak of protest:169 buildings squatted, 80 in Berlin-Kreuzberg● March 1983: Twelve principles of careful urban renewal.● Foundation of Renewal Commission Kottbusser Tor● "European Urban Award" Careful urban renewal in Berlin-Kreuzberg● : The Berlin Wall came down● : expansion of the overall redevelopment of Berlin: 22 redevelopment areas including to 120,000 apartments● citizens Comittees in 22 redevelopment areas
10Participation model of the Berlin Senate 1977 Flächennutzungsplan von 1964 mit AutobahntrasseBlock 118, Klausener Platz Berlin-Charlottenburg
11Realistic participation of citizens on site 100. Sitzung der Erneuerungskommission 1986Kleinteilige Erneuerung Kottbusser Tor 1984Hausversammlung vor Beginn der ErneuerungDer Mieterladen – Sitz der Mieterberatung
13Participation of residents Conditions:- Needs-based planning- Participation in planning processes- Participation in the realization- Takeover of responsibilityMost important forms of participation:Representation of tenants according to Building Code § 137Codecision in the redevelopment advisory boardCooperation within the framework of ideas and design workshopsPractical involvement in the implementation of regeneration projects
14The twelve principles of urban renewal 1st Urban renewal has to be planned and implemented with the residents.2nd Technical and social planning must go hand in hand.3rd The character of the district has to be preseved and confidence to be won again. Substance threatening construction damage must be eliminated immediately.4th Careful floorplan changes to enable new housing.5th The renovation will take place in stages.6th The stock should be improved through courtyard greening and facade design7th Public facilities, streets, squares and green spaces have to be renewed and expanded8th Participation and material rights of the persons concerned in social planning must be formalized.9th All decisions have to be found open; residents committees strengthened.10th Urban renewal needs trust and solid financial commitments.11th New forms of Ownership should be developed.12th The careful urban renewal must be secured in the long term.
15Example square Marie “A place for Marie", Marienburger road 42-46 The redevelopment area Winsstrasse had a lack of public open spaces. Due to the initiative of the residents could the use of an uncultivated property as a city square could be achieved.Planning and realization has been carried out together with the residents.On the 5,000 square meter area have been built public spaces, an adventure playground, a small children's playground and a neighborhood garden.Between the district and the residents of the maintenance is covered by a contract.MalaktionGesamtansicht nach FertigstellungEinweihungArbeit am KrokodilKurz vor Abschluss der Baumaßnahmen
16Example square Marie Kinder-Wandbild Himmel Volkspark Spielschiff Gemeinsame Pflanzaktion
18Modernisation and Repair 75% of the apartments are completly renovated (22,000 units)of which 25% received public subsidies (5,600 units) with long-term effective rents and occupancy agreementsStatus 2011Torstraße 43TorstraßeImmanuelkirch-Str. 26
19Complementary New Development 2.600 homes have been built among them are 12 cooperatives The new development potentials lie in vacant lots, in the roof and in the conversion of industrial buildings.Schönhauser AlleeStraßburger Straße 10
20Courtyards and Private Spaces Senefelder Straße 19Fehrbelliner Straße 88HofidyllSenefelder Straße 19
21Public Space Network of public green areas and playgrounds Courts Small playgroundsWater, meadows and natural playgroundsRock climbing and playing fieldsAdventure playgroundsSkateparksNeighborhood gardensThe „Beautiful corner“