Climate positive living in Berlin
©Dietmar Gust

New residential buildings as hybrid construction with an wooden facade

Peter Ruge Architekten GmbH as Architects

Two new buildings with a total length of 42.52 m are facing an open community courtyard with green and playground on the rectangular plot along the Schleizer Straße in Berlin.

photo_credit ©Janina Heppner
©Janina Heppner

The street house is planned with 4 floors. On the ground floor, there is a cluster of apartments as assisted living and on the upper floors apartments of different sizes. The garden house has 3 floors and a step-back roof floor only for apartments.

© Matthias Matschewski

A total of 42 rental apartments with 1 to 5 rooms were designed. Access to all apartments is barrier-free. Twenty of them are barrier-free and nine apartments of them additional are wheelchair accessible.

photo_credit ©Janina Heppner
©Janina Heppner

The two buildings are built as a hybrid construction of concrete and wood to be net zero emission buildings. The main supporting structure of the ceilings, walls and columns is made from concrete, bricks and precast concrete elements. The outer facades are made of prefabricated wooden frame elements covered with wooden planking. The window elements are made with a wooden frame, and three-layer glazing, with external sun protection and railing.

photo_credit ©Janina Heppner
©Janina Heppner

 

The two buildings operate climate-positive through the use of biogas for heat and power including the use of solar energy from the photovoltaic systems on the roofs.

photo_credit © Matthias Matschewski
© Matthias Matschewski

Client: KlimaGut Immobilien AG
Structural engineering: Ingenieurbüro Marzahn & Rentzsch
MEP: Planungsbüro Dernbach GmbH
Fire protection: IABU-Prenzel & Partner GmbH
Energy consultant Caala GmbH
Certification: TÜV Nord – Netto-Nullemissionsgebäude
Award: KlimaSchutzPartnern Berlin 2021

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