For further information on our Freiburg case study, please contact Sebastian Fastenrath or Bérénice Preller.

“Buggi 50“ – Linking technological and social innovations

November 10, 2015 by Sebastian Fastenrath, Carolin Hulke

The retrofitting of “Buggi 50”, a globally recognized high-rise building project is the most recent “green” flagship project in Freiburg. The 16-storey residential building located on Bugginger Straße is the first renovated high-rise building worldwide that meets the passive house standard. The project was completed in 2011 and linked technological and social aspects.


Freiburg: “Forerunner” in green building approaches

June 01, 2015 by Sebastian Fastenrath

Research activities over the past year have focused on policy initiatives and instruments and green building projects, including Freiburg’s low-energy building standards, retrofitting funding and programs of the city council, the districts Vauban and Rieselfeld as well as a focused case study on the first high-rise building reaching passive house standards known as Bugginger Strasse 50. First findings are based on secondary data research including policy documents and reports as well as personal interviews with 27 experts (Sept. 2014 – Mar. 2015).


GreenRegio Workshop 12.02.2014

June 01, 2015 by Bérénice Preller

The third GreenRegio Workshop took place in Freiburg on February 12, 2014 at the Green City Hotel Vauban.