21CD twenty-first century development

Hollerich Village

Hollerich Village, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Hollerich Village is a greyfield redevelopment that will create a zero-energy live-work community. They are part of the One Planet Living program and Biorigional. Hollerich's goals include promoting the local economy, increasing the resiliency of Luxembourg, improving the quality of life and health of the citizens, and reducing the ecological footprint of the new development by promoting a sustainable lifestyle.

Size:

9 acres

Dates:

2013-2030

Project Team:

Developer: Schuler Group

Performance levels achieved:

  • Standard

  • Good

  • Better

  • Living

  • Regenerative

Place
Limits to Growth
Food
Habitat
Transportation
Water
Energy
Health + Happiness
Civilized Environment
Neighborhood Design
Biophilia
Resilient Connections
Materials
Material Plan
Embodied Energy & Carbon
Waste
Equity
Neighborhood & Access
Access to Nature
Access to Community Services
Investment
Beauty
Inspiration

Goals & Strategies:

Place

Food

Goals: All residents have access to food growing space.

Strategies: Community garden space, access to local produce through farmers market.

Habitat

Goals: Increase biodiversity.

Strategies: All roofs are green roofs, network of green spaces and habitat corridors, bee hives.

Transportation

Goals: 80% of resident trips are vehicle free, potential to reduce park spaces in future.

Strategies: Located near public transportation and train stations, 1 parking space per home, designed to enable shortest distance by foot.

Water

Water

Goals: Maximum consumption of 26 gallons/person/day.

Strategies: 50% of water used on site will be treated on-site, residents maxi- mum consumption target is 26 gallons/person/day.

Energy

Energy

Goals: Net-zero energy and zero-carbon community.

Strategies: 100% heating demand met by on site renewable sources, 20% of electricity demand met by on site solar PV, remainder generated from off-site renewable energy.

Health + Happiness

Equity

Goals: Promote local economy, improve sense of well being.

Strategies: Human scale design, local economy promoted through incubator business space, senior citizen living, community center, schools, 25% increase in sense of wellbeing of residents through a biennial survey, website with community updates on workshops and events.

Materials

Materials

Goals: Reduce embodied energy in construction materials.

Strategies: 50% of construction materials sourced within 100 miles, materials selected with LCA analysis and ecological impact analysis.

Waste

Goals: Zero-waste.

Strategies: 75% waste recycled, 50% reduction in per capita waste generation.

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Sources: hollerichvillage.lu  |  bioregional.com  |  casi2020.eu  |  wort.lu

*Note: This case study was developed using found information.