So is About Urbanity: Südstadt Tübingen

Leonhard Schenk, Cord Soehlke

Keywords: Urbanity; Joint Building Venture; Urban Development Pattern; Military Land Redevelopment; Diversity


Südstadt Tübingen is a successful military land redevelopment project, in which functional mix and urban diversity have been identified as main goals. In the whole development process, joint building venture has been utilized as important urban development instrument. On one hand, this instrument helps citizens development adaptive and affordable living space and let them find own identity to the new quarter; on the other hand, it is also important to cultivate urban diversity and suitable spatial feeling, mix relationship in living and working conditions, so that the quarters will have very flexible structure to accommodate diversified urban life styles.


Brief Info of Author(s):

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