• Einräder auf der Vaubanallee
    Einräder auf der Vaubanallee
  • Marktplatz vor Haus 037
    Marktplatz vor Haus 037
  • Winter in der Gropiusstrasse
    Winter in der Gropiusstrasse
  • Solarsiedlung
  • Pippi Langstrumpf
    Pippi Langstrumpf
  • Grünfläche Nordwest
    Grünfläche Nordwest

Timeline (Abstract)

About 1937 Construction of the 'Schlageter' barracks
1945 French troops continue to occupy the barracks. Beginning of the Cold War.
1972 Massive protests following plans to build a nuclear power plant In the town of Wyhl in the Kaiserstuhl mountain range 
1977 Plans to build the nuclear power plant are abandoned
The Eco-Institut is created
1985 The city turns toward environmentally-sound alternatives following the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

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An introduction to Vauban district


In the South of Freiburg, on the former area of a French barrack site called "Quartier Vauban" , a new district has developed for more than 5,500 inhabitants and (estimated) 600 jobs. In 1993 the planning for the district started and has been completed around 2006-2014 (some construction sites are still open in 2014). By the beginning of the year 2001, 2000 the first new residents had moved in.

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