The Federal horticultural show in Heilbronn, don't want to be just a nice sea of Flowers. There is also the question: "How do we want to live in the future?" 400 people already live on the site. It should be more.
"This is not a six-month flowers-Gag," says managing Director Hanspeter Faas. The Federal garden show in Heilbronn is its 16. The garden show. "It is a matter of realizing a sustainable urban concept."
Twelve years of planning and construction are now over and in the sense of a garden show, thousands of trees were planted new, a Million flower bulbs plugged in or even thousands of rose bushes planted. This is the one. However, on the former industrial site a new city quarter is created. In the 22 buildings 400 people already live, there is a Kindergarten, cafes and a youth hostel. The Federal road to the site is gone, instead now runs directly along the Neckar river Promenade. The district Neckar arc to be continued and expanded to grow.
Up to 6. October 2019 will be visit the sculpture by the artist Alice Aycock in Heilbronn.the future
ways on how in the future can be built, are shown on the site, also Build. A wood - and-fiber pavilion have been constructed, for example. Composite fiber is a lightweight material and will also be used in aircraft, says Faas. And he weaves the thoughts. With lightweight construction techniques could be built on buildings, for example, with little weight on the floor. It is a matter, think about the possibilities, how to build in the height, to seal instead of floor area.
On the site could be delivery also a test of Autonomous Driving in a small truck and looked to see how the residents react to it. The Federal garden show wants to be a real experimental laboratory and Faas hopes that enough visitors are coming from.
Federal horticultural show in Heilbronn
tagesschau 12:00 PM, 17.04.2019, Julia Henninger, SWR
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