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Refugee accommodation in the Tempelhof airport in Berlin : For two million built, not used, dismantled

The hall of flowers at the airport, Tempelhof is an expensive Symbol of the frantic Acting of politicians and the administration during the refugee crisis in 2015/2016; in November of last year, it was dismantled largely unnoticed. The lightweight construction building (to cost two million Euro) was originally from the Land of Berlin for the International garden show in Marzahn. In may 2016, has been built on the apron of the airport; first of all, you should be accommodation as a Refugee, then as a play and sports facility. But it quickly turned out that it was for these purposes, unusable. In the Winter you could not heat; in the summer it was inside, much to hot. To isolate the hall accordingly, and would have been too expensive. They stood around so about two years unused. Came to the cost of hall and building expenses for the wax protection.

At an auction of 163 deals were a

In October 2018, it was offered on a platform of customs up for auction. 163 offers were received at that time. The award have received a Polish furniture dealer, 88 000 euros paid, the spokeswoman for the state office for refugee Affairs (LAF), Monika Hebbinghaus, now on request. In November, the hall was dismantled, without the use of this operation aroused the public interest. In the case of the dismantling of the construction cranes had to be used. According to the LAF more than 50 saddle were the tugs necessary to the huge parts away.

the beds in a Hangar at the airport, Tempelhof is no longer needed. The refugees are now in Rainer/Jensendpa

In the wedding of the refugee crisis, as in the summer of 2015, thousands of asylum-seekers missing at the end of the week in Berlin arrived and accommodations, was looking for you desperately all possible Alternatives. Although the Tempelhof airport was initially regarded as unsuitable to refugees, people accommodate worthy, dismissed these concerns, however, quickly built in the Hangars of mass properties. There times there were up to 3000 people. Actually, you should stay in the Hangars, only a few weeks; in reality, the temporary for many of them lasted much longer. Until the end of 2018, the last refugees from the Hangars in other shelters. Three years ago there were even plans for that at the site of Tempelhof – in the Hangars, as well as in containers and airdomes on the site – up to 6000 refugees should live.

For the IGA, a further hall ordered

Also, the flower hall on the airport grounds, should first serve to the accommodation of asylum seekers. The idea came coordinating Council was established for Refugees. The hall should be for the International garden exhibition dismantled, but soon, this planning proved to be a waste. For the IGA, a further hall was appointed. The plans were not a political issue, because the Tempelhof-law permits a building of the airfield. The hall found its way onto the fenced-in run-up to the airport, where the law does not apply. And then you found that fire and lightning were lacking protection. Finally, they remained unused.

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