Zero Carbon Housing in Hamburg

hamburg iba 00As the world looks to “green” technology for the future, one city in Germany, Hamburg has for the last 7 years (2006-2013) been part of an zero-carbon building experiment, the International Building Exhibition (IBA).  In the suburb of Wilhelmsburg, you will find many eco-housing developments.

Many of the building architecture and designs hope to innovate urban housing developments around the world.  What was once only opened to the professionals, the building exhibition will be opened to the public tours and programs starting Easter 2014.

If you are zero-carbon inclined and planning a trip to Hamburg, Germany, then check out:  IBA Hamburg GmbH website for more information and details.

Check out:  The Guardian – Bubbling Algae to Timber Cubes:  IBA eco buildings in Hamburg.

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