The Foundation of HafenCity: the Masterplan

HafenCity is a city in the making: the almost completed west already has an urban feel; the center is moving towards completion, while in the east construction has begun more


Welcome to the 21st century city

HafenCity is setting leading-edge standards for the future through sustainable urban development more


A city of plazas, parks and promenades

HafenCity’s urban spaces on and beside the water function as a unifying urban planning theme and as distinctive elements of the cityscape in their own right more


Urban mobility

HafenCity is linked to a complex and efficient transport system. Particular challenges were the intensive user traffic and the district’s island situation; sustainable transport modes have priority more


Outstanding and special accomplishments in construction of sustainable buildings in the new district have been certified with the HafenCity Ecolabel since 2007. HafenCity played a pioneering role here more

Taking a stroll or cycling

HafenCity has more footpaths and cycling routes than any other part of Hamburg. About 70 per cent of footpaths run separated from motorized traffic and a lot of them parallel to the water’s edge more