POLIS AWARD 2024: 1st place 'ecological reality' for Weleda Logistic & Production Center Schwäbisch Gmünd

The team led by the architects of Michelgroup GmbH, Ulm, aims for the lowest possible carbon footprint and the DGNB Platinum certification. The clayey subsoil from the excavation pit is used as building material, and wood is used even for high-bay warehouses. Thanks to targeted energy efficiency measures, the complex is self-sufficient in renewable energy from geothermal and photovoltaic sources.

The polis Magazine for Urban Development reports on developments and trends in urban planning and real estate. The polis Award aims to recognize and draw attention to dedicated and cooperative solutions for the challenges that the city of the future must face. Since 2022, projects with an exceptionally sustainable approach are sought and awarded in the category »Ökologische Wirklichkeit« i.e. ecological reality.

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