Rainwatermanagment for a new city quarter
140 hectare greenfield on impermeable soils which should have the same stormwater run-off rate after development as before... This scenario has been a receipe for delight for Scharnhauser Parks residents.
A strategy of surface stormwater management with over 37.000 sq.m of detention space has inspired fundamentally integrated dual-function recreational spaces within the urban structure. The decentralised stormwater detailing gives a tangible green character to the overall development.
Construction cost were the same as conventional underground system, whereas maintenance costs are proving to be significantly less. Real estate values underline that quality of life is a deciding factor for the purchaser.