The building stock represents society's largest “raw materials warehouse” and at the same time accounts for a significant proportion of the demand for energy. Both aspects are important fields of action for increasing resource efficiency in the building sector. At the same time, urban quarters in conurbations are nowadays subject to a variety of pressures for change, which are accompanied by an increasing dynamic of planning processes.
The research project RessStadtQuartier addresses these problems from the perspective of urban quarters in conurbations: In the research project, specific methods and instruments will be developed as a “toolbox” for municipal planning processes, with which suitable measures for increasing resource efficiency can be implemented in all phases of neighborhood development – new planning, (re)use, demolition. This includes conceptual foundations, their implementation in IT-based instruments for practical use and the investigation of framework conditions for successful integration into planning processes. To this end, the project will develop a building material cadastre as a uniform information basis for planning processes and link it to a building information model.
Resource-efficient urban quarters (YouTube, german)
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