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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

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Welcome to the 21st century city

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

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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

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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

Ecolabel

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