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sub: og-page_tit: Volkspark Altona og-page_des: The Volkspark Altona is once again supposed to play a bigger role in the awareness of the population of Hamburg and is thus being upgraded with targeted measures. Our master plan enhances the accessibility of the park and improves how it is integrated in urban space with attractive entrances. og-page_kwd: Landscape Architecture, Topic, og-page_url: [open] og-page_img: [open]
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Volkspark Altona, Hamburg

The Volkspark Altona today does not have the importance it deserves in the awareness of the population of Hamburg as a result of its size. With 340 hectares, including the cemetery grounds, it is the largest, continuous green area in the Hanseatic city. The arena of the HSV, the Volkspark stadium, is undoubtedly famous. But the adjoining, landmarked Volkspark, which was conceived and constructed by the horticulture director Ferdinand Tutenberg from the 1910s to the early 1930s, is less well known. As a witness to its era, the park also still impresses today with its thematic gardens and extensive footpaths through forest-like areas. Our master plan envisions thinning out the heavily overgrown open space and widening the footpaths visually by means of accompanying bands of greenery, whereby the site as a whole will receive more light. As a result of attractive entrances, the park will become easier to access and better integrated within the urban corpus. Additional attractors are being created in the form of twenty-one sport modules within the framework of an upgrading campaign by the sports authority of Hamburg. These attractors are structured in three groups arranged in clusters for professional and semi-professional users, children and families, and youth and young adults. The master plan also defines the framework conditions for the commercial locations and other developments, a traffic and parking space concept, and design guidelines for upgrading the entrances to the park.

Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg
Project Data
Masterplan 2007
Projektierung 2008-2009
Realisierung seit 2010
Fläche 100.1 ha

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