Published in DASH #09 - Housing Exhibitions
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IBA Hamburg

HamburgUli Hellweg (director)

Much like other recent IBA exhibitions, IBA Hamburg 2013 covers a large area, and also touches on a wide range of topics. The activities take place on the river islands of Wilhelmsburg and Veddel. On these Elbeinseln (Elbe islands), with their unique urban, industrial and geographical characteristics, the IBA’s three main themes are addressed: the multicultural city (Cosmopolis), ecology, sustainability and climate (Stadt im Klimawandel), and urban peripheries (Metrozonen). This latter theme refers to traffic arteries, wetlands or abandoned industrial sites that are part of the city, but that have not yet been developed. About 50 projects will be realized in the framework of IBA Hamburg, many of which have already been completed…