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Bertoldsbrunnen (Bertold’s Fountain)

Freiburg

Freiburgers fondly call it “Berti,” but don’t expect a classic fountain with water spouts and a large basin.

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"Haus Katharina-Egg" nursing home at Laubenhof

Freiburg

Borghammer, Jana, Wohlleber Architekten, 2008
The nursing home is divided into three residential areas for each nursing ward. Communicating hallways connect the individual areas with each other and the garden. This creates interesting visual perspectives from each lounge and residential area, while integrating the building structures into the smaller scale of their surroundings. The facades consist of cedar boarding with open joints and extensive glass panels with sliding doors that lead to the large patios and balconies.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathroom) - Café Burse

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the "Café Burse" in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathroom) - Harmonie Kino & Gaststätte

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the „Harmonie Kino & Gaststätte“ in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathroom) - Monkey Garden

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the "Monkey Garden" in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathroom) - Schlossbergrestaurant Dattler

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the „Schlossbergrestaurant Dattler“ in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathroom) - VillaBAN

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the "VillaBAN" in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) - Café Satz

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the "Café Satz" in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) - ELIZABETH

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the "ELIZABETH" in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) - Eiscafe Venezia

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the "Eiscafe Venezia" in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) - Enchilada

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the Enchilada in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) - Ganter Brauereiausschank

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the "Ganter Brauereiausschank" in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) - Goldener Engel

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the "Goldener Engel" in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) - Großer Meyerhof

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the "Großer Meyerhof" in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) - Litfass

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the "Litfass" in Freiburg

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"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) - Schlappen

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) at the "Schlappen" in Freiburg.

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"Nette Toilette" - Greifenegg-Schlössle

Freiburg

"Nette Toilette" (nice bathrooms) in the "Greifenegg-Schlössle" in Freiburg.

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Adelhauser Neukloster (Adelhauser New Convent)

Freiburg

The city owes one of its most attractive buildings to the bellicose conflicts of the 17th century. The Adelhauser Convent is the magnificent result of the merging of four medieval Dominican convents that had been mostly destroyed during the Thirty Years' War and the siege of Freiburg by the French.

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Alemannische Bühne Freiburg

Freiburg

The Alemannische Bühne Freiburg presents stage performances for children, young people and adults, as well as a broad range of entertainment for all fans of music, singing, cabaret, singer-songwriters, magicians, and more.

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Alte Münsterbauhütte (Old Cathedral Workshop – Cathedral Shop)

Freiburg

The Old Cathedral Workshop served as the workplace of the highly regarded master builders and stonemasons of Freiburg's landmark, responsible for the maintenance of the Cathedral after its construction.

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Alte Universität (Old University)

Freiburg

With just under 200 students, the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität opened its many doors in 1457, namely because it was initially located in several buildings in the city.

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Alte Wache (House of Baden wines)

Freiburg

From main guard station to wine bar: the Alte Wache, built in 1733 as part of military reinforcements, is today the House of Baden Wines.

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Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall)

Freiburg

The Old Town Hall is located next to the New Town Hall on the Rathausplatz. The two buildings are joined by a bridge and both house the offices of Freiburg's city government.

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Animal habitat Mundenhof

Freiburg

Animals from all over the world have romped about here since 1968. The park is always open, and it offers creature comforts including many snack stands and a restaurant in addition to the animal highlights.

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Archiepiscopal Archive

Freiburg

Archiepiscopal building authority (C. Hendrich and A. Bauhofer), 2002
Storage as a design principle: The red sandstone with many layers of artisanal stone working reflects the materiality of the historic city of Freiburg and demonstrates the building's function to the outside world. The 50 cm thick solid brick walls avoid temperature fluctuations, eliminating the need for mechanical climate control.

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Architecture of the Exhibition and Conference Center

Freiburg

Sacker Architekten, 2000 (Construction phase 1) / 2006 (Construction phase 2)
Multifunctional, expandable, low use of resources: The first construction phase of the exhibition and conference center building consists of three multi-purpose exhibition halls. The second phase of construction saw the creation of the "SICK-Arena", including a main foyer and conference center. The building's large dimensions are skillfully integrated into the surrounding environment by way of simple, but subtle detailing and division.

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Augustinermuseum

Freiburg

The Augustiner Museum offers an elegant combination of historical material and modern elements, making it an architectural jewel that is admired far beyond Freiburg, and not only for its construction.

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Augustinermuseum architecture

Freiburg

Christoph Mäckler Architekten, 2010
One of the Upper Rhine area's most important museums presents art highlights from the Middle Ages to the 19th century in a former monastery. The museum has been present on this site since 1923. Modern exhibition rooms were created as part of a renovation in 2010. The Escher-like staircase in the foyer offers some initial insights into and through the exhibition halls, including into the former nave with its medieval cathedral figures. The renovated historic choir room under the roof adds a special ambiance to the exhibition.

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BIOSS laboratory building

Freiburg

ArGe Harter + Kanzler Architekten with Borghammer, Jana, Wohlleber Architekten, 2012
The laboratory building's iridescent gray brick facade integrates in the inner-city setting as a four-sided cube. A three-story glass facade extending slightly under the roof creates an inviting yet prestigious entrance area. Large glass panels open the public access areas up to the outside space and a courtyard that can be covered with sail shades for use as an event venue.

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Basler Hof (Regional Council)

Freiburg

Darkness and the laughter of fools – the history of the Basler Hof is a very lively and moving one. At the end of the 15th century, numerous patrician houses had to be demolished to make room for the prestigious secular building commissioned as a townhouse by court chancellor Konrad Stürzel on behalf of the Austrian emperor Maximilian I.

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Baumann Vineyard

Freiburg

Vintner and wine-growing technician Edwin Baumann can absolutely be designated an expert in Burgundy vines. Seventy percent of the cultivation area of the Baumann Vineyard is equipped with this popular type of vine: Whether pinot blanc, pinot gris, or pinot noir – these high-quality wines are the ideal accompaniment for elevated cuisine.

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Best Western Premier Hotel Victoria

Freiburg

Overnight stays without carbon footprint: The Best Western Premier Hotel Victoria is an especially ecofriendly 4 star city hotel in the heart of Freiburg. Located in the center of the town just a few minutes‘ walk from the central station and the historical town center. The whole hotel takes its energy exclusively from renewable energy sources... and has EMAS, Viabono and Green Brands accreditation.

To be viewed from the outside, guided tours by appointment.

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Bicycle priority route FR1 at the river Dreisam

Freiburg

One of three bicycle priority routes of the Cycling Concept 2020. Even over longer distances the bicycle priority routes will make cycling more attractive and especially fast and safe. The bicycle priority route FR1 was completed with state subsidies, the foot traffic was cut off to some extent. It has priority almost in the entire urban area (e.g. on Sandfangweg). Up to 15,000 cyclists use the route on fine days.

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Biogasanlage (Biogas Plant RETERRA)

Freiburg

In RETERRA‘s organic waste fermentation plant each year roughly 36,000 tonnes of organic waste are processed into renewable energy. The resulting biogas is subsequently mixed with gas from the land-fill site at the former waste disposal site at Eichelbuck before being piped to a CHP (combined heating and power station) in the district of Landwasser. This is enough to provide roughly 4,900 households with electricity each year, as well as 1,200 households with heating.

To be viewed from the outside, guided tours by appointment.

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Black Forest Stadium (Schwarzwald-Stadion)

Freiburg

SC Freiburg‘s stadium was Germany‘s first solar stadium. 2,200 m² of the stadium‘s roof is covered by solar panels which produce a total of 275,000 kWh of energy per year. This saves roughly 136 tonnes of CO2 annually. The aim of the campaign, is to achieve a neutral carbon footprint for the stadium. This is part of a larger campaign promoting a new era in energy production.

To be viewed from the outside, guided tours by appointment.

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Black Forest Tours

Freiburg

If you don't see yourself on a bus with 50 other people, hitting every tourist spot whether you like or not - contact Black Forest Tours! At Black Forest Tours we listen to what you want to do and see. We then provide options you can choose from and set a pace that's right for you. We make sure you don't feel like a tourist.

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Botanical Garden

Freiburg

Discover a variety of plant life!

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Bugginger Strasse house

Freiburg

K9 Architekten, 2013
Passive house for a subsidized residential development in a central location of the 1960s Weingarten district. The new component, designed to enhance the city center, reflects the architectural structure of the detached buildings, while the shopping area along the street adds a new dimension for passers-by.

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Bächle (gutters)

Freiburg

“If visiting Freiburg for the first time, you will be pleasantly surprised by the many open streams flowing through the streets with crystal clear water.” (Description of the city from 1896)

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Bürgerhaus Seepark (Community Center Seepark solar power plant)

Freiburg

In the most popular recreational area of the city is a solar power plant with a performance of 30 kWp. As the winner of the competition "Federal capital in climate protection" in 2010, the city of Freiburg received the plant as a prize. The proceeds of the solar power have since then flowed into the Freiburg Environmental Award.

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Cala Theater

Freiburg

The Cala Theater is a Freiburg institution. For 30 years, it has been thrilling audiences with comedy plays and variety shows for adults, as well as lively and interactive performances for children and young people. Verbose, quirky and funny: an enchanting comedic world for all ages!

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Camp Grounds at Möslepark - Freiburg

Freiburg

Our campground is located in a stunning, relaxing area near the historical center of Freiburg.

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Cathedral Market Freiburg

Freiburg

There is a lot of hustle and bustle on weekday mornings on the large cathedral market surrounding Freiburg‘s landmark. Fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers attract people just like the “Lange Rote”, Freiburg‘s legendary bratwurst.

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Colombi Park

Freiburg

Along with the Municipal Park and the Schlossberg, Colombipark is one of the few parks in close proximity to the center of town. Just a five-minute walk from the city center, it is an ideal place to spend time relaxing after a strenuous shopping trip.

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Colombischlössle (Archaeological museum)

Freiburg

The elegant 19th-century mansion invites visitors to embark on a journey through past millennia.

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Concert hall architecture

Freiburg

Dietrich Bangert Architekten, 1996
The Konzerthaus houses a world-class concert hall and thrives on the interplay of its interior and exterior and on the successful blend of the small-scale structure of the surrounding quarter and the building's large dimensions. The architecture with its large inviting loggia is a striking feature in the urban landscape and acts as a bridge from the old town to the western parts of the city.

To be viewed from the outside and inside (depending on events).

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Dieter-Wetterauer hall

Freiburg

Böwer Eith Murken Architekten, 2009
The particularity of this building, conceived as a hall with three courts, is its multi-purpose use on a small floor space: the roof of the recreational center can be used as an area for recess and sports by the neighboring Rotteck secondary school. An old maple tree has been integrated into the inviting entrance area. The full glass external wall of the dance and gymnastics studio is oriented towards this tree.

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Dilger Vineyard

Freiburg

The fascination with the combination of rustic wine-growing and urban life was what drove Andreas Dilger to found a vineyard “in the middle of the city” in 2001. He's been producing his ecological wines in the Freiburg district of Wiehre, within walking distance of the Historic Old Town, ever since.

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District Administration Office (Landratsamt)

Freiburg

Lehmann Architekten, 2005
The new building in a park-like setting relates to the neighboring constructions in a number of ways. An old linden tree by way of a small courtyard marks the entrance. The glass outer shell consists of a double facade of box-type window modules with integrated installations for sun protection and night-time cooling.

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District Rieselfeld

Freiburg

Covering 70 hectares to the west of Freiburg, a new and attractive district has been growing steadily since 1995: Rieselfeld is the name of the district which is home to an exemplary concept as far as town planning and construction are concerned. It possesses extensive green areas and open spaces, and child care facilities, schools, businesses, restaurants, consultancies and modern service
industries can all be found within walking distance along Rieselfeld‘s traffic-calmed streets.

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Droste-Hülshoff secondary school

Freiburg

Hotz + Architekten, 2009
Squares dominate the floor plan and outline of the school building constructed by Behnisch & Partner in 1966. The building was converted into an all-day school during the renovation. The cafeteria has been located discreetly under the elevated cube. Accumulated layers of paint were stripped from the school's internal walls to once again reveal the contrast of exposed concrete and oak paneling. An unused version of the original plan was implemented to create the window apertures.

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E-Werk

Freiburg

The E-WERK FREIBURG e.V. association presents an extensive cultural program in the areas of dance, theater, music and art. E-WERK is home to 30 artists, the bewegungs-art school of dance, the Freiburg drama school and KIEW chamber theater and the "Die Schönen der Nacht" musical theater.

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Energy Hill Eichelbuck

Freiburg

Freiburg‘s largest solar energy installation situated on this former waste disposal site went on stream at the end of 2011 and provides, with its total output of 2.5 Megawatt Peak (MWp) enough electricity for 1000 households. The gas from the landfill site is drawn off and mixed with biogas from an organic waste fermentation plant, piped to a combined heating and power station (CHP) in the district of Freiburg-Landwasser and then used to produce electricity and heat.

To be viewed from the outside, guided tours by appointment.

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Ensemble building

Freiburg

Böwer Eith Murken Architekten, 2013
Home to the outstanding Freiburg Ensembles for Old and New Music, Baroque Orchestra and Ensemble Recherche, the Ensemblehaus provides the musicians with an ideal environment for recordings and rehearsals. Its solemn and serious facade reflects the quality produced in its bright and welcoming interior.

To be viewed from the outside and inside (depending on events).

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Erzbischöfliches Ordinariat (Archiepiscopal ordinariate)

Freiburg

The monumental building of the Archiepiscopal Ordinariate is truly beautiful. The main facade of colored sandstone extends some 80 meters along Schoferstrasse.

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Erzbischöfliches Palais (Archiepiscopal palace)

Freiburg

Since the 14th century, here on the south side of the Münsterplatz, the knights of Breisgau would convene at this meeting place of the “noble drinking society.”

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Eschholzpark

Freiburg

The park consists of extensive lawns and a circular pergola with shrub beds and benches. It is framed by an avenue of 190 chestnut trees.

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Faber Vineyard

Freiburg

In its third generation, the Faber Vineyard has been led by Martin and Ursula Faber since 1985, and their children are already working in the business, too.

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Farmers' house

Freiburg

Werkgruppe Lahr, 2014
Between tradition and modernity: The multistory wooden structure with a hybrid shell made from steel, cement, and glass elements represents the ambivalence of the farming Profession.

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Fasnetmuseum (Carnival Museum)

Freiburg

Clowns, German carnival fans and "Fasnet" enthusiasts will all get their fill of fun at Freiburg's Carnival Museum. Located in the “Haus Zum Grünen Jaspis” (House of Green Jasper), a 16th-century late medieval townhouse, from January to December, the museum celebrates the “fifth season”, another name for Germany’s beloved carnival Season.

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Fraunhofer-Institut ISE

Freiburg

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, with its about 1,100 employees, is Europe‘s largest institute for solar research. The work extends from research of the scientific basis of solar energy use and the development of prototypes to the implementation of showcase systems such as the solar hydrogen filling station in Heidenhofstrasse.

To be viewed from the outside, guided tours by appointment.

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Freiburg Bike Station

Freiburg

This construction offers much more than its attractive, unconventional exterior: Situated next to the main train station, the multifaceted mobility center with its 1,000 parking lots for bikes provides information not only on regional and long distance public transport services but also links travel by foot and bike and promotes car-sharing.

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Freiburg Münster (Cathedral) – Our landmark

Freiburg

Why is the Cathedral at the top of the list of things to do in Freiburg and a favorite among locals?

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Freiburg State Vineyard

Freiburg

Did you know that more than a dozen wineries in Germany are owned by the state? This is a long-standing tradition dating back to when Charlemagne had his own vine stocks planted around the year 800.

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Freiburger Verkehrs AG

Freiburg

The tram stop ‘VAG Zentrum‘ is the first station on the network which is equipped with a solar energy system on its roof. Since 2009 the tram network has taken its energy supply from clean power sources and thus produces zero emissions and is ‘climate neutral‘. What‘s more, energy produced as a result of braking is used within the tram and any surplus is fed back into the grid.

To be viewed from the outside, guided tours by appointment.

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Gerichtslaube (Old Court House)

Freiburg

Freiburg is graced with not just one town hall but three. Read our text about the New Town Hall to learn how this situation developed over the years.

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Gottschalk Vineyard

Freiburg

The courtyard of the Gottschalk Vineyard was built back in the late 18th/early 19th century, and has been passed from generation to generation ever since. Today, Maria and Gerhard Gottschalk run the family business, which has maintained its cultivation areas according to the guidelines of “environmentally friendly wine-growing” since 1988.

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Green City Hotel Vauban

Freiburg

Here we have an example of how modern architecture can be combined with modern ecological and social demands. Built according to passive construction standards, the Green City Hotel Vauban represents both sustainability and innovation. For example, over half the staff have mental or physical disabilities.

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Green City Universitätsbibliothek (University Library)

Freiburg

Freiburg University Library reopened in its new, energy-efficient building in July 2015, and is now one of the largest and most modern university libraries in Europe. The University Library offers excellent service and the best possible environment for learning and working. The new building was designed by Degelo, a firm of architects in Basel, and has with a transparent metal and glass façade – part of an innovative light, power and air conditioning concept.

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Green Industry Park Freiburg

Freiburg

The "Green Industry Park Freiburg" initiative, launched in February 2014, promotes the networking of committed companies and individual company solutions and supports the joint development of innovative projects as well as the use of potential savings and cooperation possibilities. In this way, an own climate protection concept was developed for the industrial area North as one of the first large industrial areas in Germany. The Green Spots 19 until 23 on picture 2 are part of "Green Industry Park".

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Haslacher Strasse residential area

Freiburg

Melder & Binkert Architekten und Stadtplaner GmbH, 2012
Award-winning housing project in a challenging city planning situation due to the immediate vicinity of the busy highway feeder road.

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Haus zum Walfisch (The whale house)

Freiburg

Erasmus von Rotterdam was probably the Whale House’s best-known inhabitant. The world-famous scholar lived here between 1529 and 1531, after fleeing the Reformation in Basel, Switzerland.

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Heliotrop

Freiburg

The Heliotrop was the very first plus-energy house in the world and produces three times more energy than it uses. As a rule it follows the path of the sun from east to west so that the glazed exterior catches as much sunlight as possible. However, on hot days it can also make use of an integrated insulated wall in order to provide itself with shade.

To be viewed from the outside, guided tours by appointment.

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Hercher Vineyard

Freiburg

Since 1998, the fine wines produced by the Hercher family business have received several awards from the Badischer Weinbauverband (Baden Wine-Growing Association) every year. In 2017, the vineyard received its first national award for its premium wines.

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Herder building

Freiburg

Böwer Eith Murken Architekten with the University building authority, 2011
The former printing works of the Herder publishing house – a 19th century industrial building – was renovated and converted for the University of Freiburg. The northern courtyard is covered by a transparent cupola roof supported by four treelike branched steel supports. This has maintained the impression of the imposing building and created a fitting entrance area for the university facilities.

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Historisches Kaufhaus (Historical merchants‘ hall)

Freiburg

The dark-red, elaborately ornate building is hard to miss when passing through Freiburg’s Münsterplatz.

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Hostel & Spa Waldkurbad am Möslepark - Freiburg

Freiburg

Hostel&Spa Waldkurbad pool in Möslepark.

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House in the Sternenhof quarter

Freiburg

K9 Architekten, 2014
Numerous architectural qualities are apparent in the new residential district resulting from a competition by the Freiburger Stadtbau building authority. The top three prizewinners were given the chance to implement their visions of contemporary concentrated living subject to strict environmental and economic requirements.

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Hydro Power Plant Sandfangweg

Freiburg

This hydro power plant at Sandfangweg was switched on at the end of 2008 and produces on average 300,000 kWh per year. Due to its innovative construction resembling a snail the turbines require only a slight downhill gradient. On the Dreisam river this equates to a drop of about 3 meters.

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International Solar Energy Society (ISES)

Freiburg

Villa Tannheim, which dates back to the Wilhelminian era, is the seat of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES). The association works for the worldwide use of 100% renewable energies, especially solar energy. Villa Tannheim is a prime example for energy-efficient building restoration: external thermal insulation, transparent thermal insulation, Isofloc in the roof construction, triple window glazing, solar collectors for heat, SolarCarport, wood pellet heating.

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Japanese Garden in the "Seepark"

Freiburg

Situated in the idyllic location of the Seepark, Freiburg's Japanese Garden was planned by the Japanese landscape architect Yoshinori Tokumoto as a gift for Freiburg's citizens from its twin town of Matsuyama.

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Jazzhaus (Jazz house)

Freiburg

The music has been swinging and rocking in the Jazz House since 1987, making the vaulted cellar bar in the “Weinschlössle” a Freiburg institution. The stage has welcomed the likes of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nelly Furtado and jazz legend Miles Davis.

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Karl Rahner Building

Freiburg

Archiepiscopal building authority (C. Hendrich, A. Bauhofer, N. Seemann, C. Schwer, J. Zeh), 2005.
The training institute of the archdiocese is a striking architectural element of the city, with its homogeneous brick cladding. The different functions are easily identifiable from the outside. A chapel integrated in the building creates a simple and impressive effect.

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Karlsplatz

Freiburg

The bus parking area has space for ten coaches and car parking is available in the adjacent underground parking garage.

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Klein Venedig (Little Venice)

Freiburg

The clear water flowing through the Gerberau and Fischerau streets reflects the picturesque facades of the old houses and their flower-bedecked windows.

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Konviktskirche (Seminary Church)

Freiburg

The "Konviktskirche" has no large cross, no elaborate ornaments and no gold – it is rather a place of quiet and meditation.

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Konviktstraße (Street Konviktstrasse)

Freiburg

When sunny days herald the arrival of summer, wisteria vines bedeck one of Freiburg's most beautiful narrow streets. The light-purple flowers adorn Konviktstrasse and its medieval houses like a profusion of garlands.

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Konzerthaus Freiburg (Concert hall)

Freiburg

The "Konzerthaus" attracts thousands of music lovers every year with its program of top-class symphony concerts, musicals and performances by the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.

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Kornhaus (Grain House)

Freiburg

The Kornhaus on the north side of the cathedral square has always been a scene of dancing, laughter, parties and celebration.

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Kunstverein Freiburg (Art Society in the former Marienbad swimming pool)

Freiburg

The art here is very upstream! The 400-square-meter hall in the former Marienbad swimming pool building creates a very special exhibition space for contemporary art in Freiburg.

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Lake Park (Seepark) Freiburg

Freiburg

Along with the municipal park, the Seepark is one of the most popular green spaces within Freiburg's city limits, offering recreational activities for all ages, with its swimming lake, restaurants, a swimming pool, playgrounds and miniature golf.

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Landmann Vineyard

Freiburg

Pure, natural wines from certified ecological cultivation – that is what Jürgen Landmann, who took over his parents’ family business in 1995, stands for. Memories of his childhood moved him to focus on quality over quantity in wine-making, as his parents wouldn't allow him to play between the vines – due to the poisonous sprays.

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M10 Solar Campus

Freiburg

The new competence center “M10 Solar Campus” combines development with production and technology: M10 Industries AG develops and builds systems for the solar industry. SI Module GmbH produces high-quality photovoltaic modules “Made in Germany”. As an M10 Industries subsidiary SI Module also serves as a technology and service center for the new high performance stringer “Kubus”. Photovoltaic systems with a total output of more than 200 kilowatts are installed on the building complex.

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Markthalle Freiburg (Market Place Freiburg)

Freiburg

Taste your way around the world! Sample cuisines such as the Afghan national dish of Quabili Palau, the Brazilian bean stew Feijoada, or Schäufele, a pork specialty from Baden.

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Martinskirche (St. Martin’s church)

Freiburg

The first chapel on the church’s current site dates back to 1206. In 1226, Count Konrad transferred the property to the Franciscan Friars for the construction of a monastery, which was built in stages.

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Martinstor (Martin’s gate)

Freiburg

“It would be an unprecedented act of irreverence if one were to lay a hand on these venerable and impressive witnesses of Freiburg's most ancient history with the intention of tearing them down. [...]” These were the words of Lord Mayor Otto Winterer, shortly after taking office in 1888.

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Museum Natur und Mensch (Museum of nature and man)

Freiburg

This museum, geared toward children and families, invites kids to embark upon a great expedition exploring our planet's uniqueness and diversity.

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Museum für Neue Kunst (Museum of contemporary art)

Freiburg

Permanent and special exhibitions of the Museum of Contemporary Art present important works by international painters and sculptors.

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Mösle Park und lake "Waldsee"

Freiburg

Möslepark was created in the second half of the 19th century, making it one the city's older parks aside from Schlossberg.

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Münsterbauhütte (Cathedral workshop)

Freiburg

For more than 800 years, specialized craftsmen have been taking care of the house of prayer. The Cathedral Workshop dates back to this time, one of Germany’s most venerable stonemason studios.

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Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall)

Freiburg

Freiburg has the great privilege of having several town halls. However, working out which one is which is not easy, given that the New Town Hall is older than the Old Town Hall, and the city’s oldest town hall is called the Gerichtslaube, or 'Old Court House'.

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Old cemetery Freiburg

Freiburg

Freiburg's citizens were laid to rest here for nearly two centuries (1683 to 1872) – today, the old cemetery is a natural and cultural monument.

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Olympic Training Center

Freiburg

Harter + Kanzler Architekten, 2004
This building is a successful addition to the existing sports facilities. The topography has been utilized to create two separate entrances relating to their respective functions. The usage areas are grouped around a protected courtyard. Exposed concrete, graphite-black metal components, and oak come together in a harmonious fusion of materials.

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Passive High Rise

Freiburg

The high rise apartment block at Bugginger Strasse 50 was the world‘s first high rise with passive house construction certification and requires less than 15 kWh per year for its heating facilities. The renovation of the building produced a 78% saving in energy used for heating – despite the work allowing room for social aspects such as common rooms, guest apartments and even a concierge. The layouts of the individual apartments were improved in order to reflect demographic changes.

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Pathology Institute

Freiburg

Rolf + Hotz Architekten, 2006
The laboratory building's purpose is reflected in the precise facade of the cubic building structure. The interior is divided into clear zones, with laboratories on the north side and offices towards the south. The building also stands out thanks to its groundbreaking ecological overall concept.

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Physics Garden

Freiburg

Henne Korn Landschaftsarchitekten, 2010
The landscaping and plants in the 'Garten der Physik' represent the physics research procedure, in which the chaotic world is explained using models and organizational structures.

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Planetarium

Freiburg

Where do the stars hide in the daytime? How many planets revolve around the sun? What does the Milky Way look like?

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Protestant Montessori school building

Freiburg

Spiecker Sauter Lauer, 2014
The Montessori school building is a striking sight on Merzhauser Strasse. Occupying a small plot, a cube in different shades of red extends towards the street over an open area supported by diagonally placed columns. This upper level is used as a gymnasium, with the classrooms and prayer and administration rooms located below. Rather than central teaching rooms, the school building uses an open and flexible learning environment in line with the Montessori concept.

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Protestant University of Applied Sciences Freiburg

Freiburg

Lamott + Lamott Architekten, 2012–2014
The annex increased the university's physical capacity by around a third. The building has a large lecture hall, a cafeteria with dining hall, seminar rooms and offices. It has been designed to create an open and transparent space to support communication. The large glass panels make optimal use of daylight, creating a welcoming atmosphere.

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Public bathroom - Augustinerplatz

Freiburg

A public bathroom is located at the "Augustinerplatz" in Freiburg.

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Public bathroom - Bertoldstraße

Freiburg

A public bathroom is located in the "Bertoldstrasse" in Freiburg.

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Public bathroom - Central station

Freiburg

A public bathroom is located in the Central Station in Freiburg.

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Public bathroom - Eisenbahnstraße

Freiburg

A public bathroom is located in the „Eisenbahnstraße“ in Freiburg.

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Public bathroom - Karlsplatz

Freiburg

A public bathroom is located at the „Karlsplatz“ in Freiburg.

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Public bathroom - Münsterplatz

Freiburg

A public bathroom is located at the „Münsterplatz“ in Freiburg.

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Public bathroom - Stadtgarten

Freiburg

A public bathroom is located in the „Stadtgarten“ in Freiburg.

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Public bathroom - Stühlinger Kirchplatz

Freiburg

A public bathroom is located at the „Stühlinger Kirchplatz“ in Freiburg.

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Public bathroom - Turmstraße

Freiburg

A public bathroom is located in the „Turmstraße“ in Freiburg.

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Quartier Vauban

Freiburg

The model district Vauban is now known throughout the country as an environmentally conscious and family-friendly district. New forms of civic involvement and collective building are further characteristics of the traffic-calmed residential area. Individually designed housing forms show that sustainable living can be colorful and diverse. Passive construction, energy-plus construction and the use of solar technology are standard.

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Radstation Freiburg (Freiburg bike station)

Freiburg

The Bike Station – innovation on two wheels! The circular building just behind the central station is the central hub for Freiburg residents’ favorite means of Transportation.

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Regional Administrative Council

Freiburg

Harter + Kanzler Architekten, 2004
A clearly structured administration building that creates a calming influence in a heterogeneous environment. Shielded on four sides, the courtyard and cafeteria offer a pleasant environment for employees and visitors.

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Rieselfeld Ecumenical Center

Freiburg

Kister Scheithauer Gross Architekten, 2004
An archaic monolith serves as an architectural vessel for two faiths. The sculptural effect of the building with a few precisely placed openings creates a stark contrast to the residential buildings and defines the center in Rieselfeld. Full-length sliding concrete panels allow for ecumenical services.

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Schauinslandbahn - Freiburg-Horben

Freiburg

The Schauinslandbahn surmounts a height difference of 746 m at 3,600 m in length. It was commissioned in 1930 as the world's first passenger cable car according to the circulation principle. The Schauinsland mountain is 1,284 m high.

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Schlossberg (Castle mountain)

Freiburg

The Schlossberg is such a Freiburg attraction because it offers so much: the founding story of the city walks under a canopy of green forest, or sunsets over the city rooftops.

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Schlossberg (Recreation area Castle mountain)

Freiburg

Freiburg's Schlossberg, with its fantastic views of the city and the Rhine valley, traces of an eventful history, and excellent dining, invites you to hike, explore and relax.

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Schlossberg Residence

Freiburg

This innovative energy concept of the new residential area ‘Schlossberg Residence‘ is based on improved insulation techniques and the use of local renewable energy sources such as wood pellets and a hydrodynamic screw providing this residential area with an almost independent means of energy production for heating. When compared to a standard newly constructed building there are primary energy savings of 90%.

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Schlossberg tower

Freiburg

Physical fitness is required! To enjoy the fantastic panoramic view from the Schlossberg tower, you will be required to: Climb stairs.

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Schlossbergbahn (Schlossberg railway)

Freiburg

In just three minutes, the Schlossberg Railway transports you from Freiburg's Municipal Park up to the line’s namesake peak at 456 meters, the west side of which already marks the edge of the Black Forest.

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Schwabentor (Swabian gate)

Freiburg

Danger: Leave the city at your own risk! The Schwabentor was built in the middle of the 13th century as a city gate, part of Freiburg’s defense system for protecting its citizens.

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Siegesdenkmal (Victory Monument)

Freiburg

Civic fundraising to commemorate a victory: following Germany’s defeat of France in the Franco-Prussian war in 1871, Baden’s citizens from Karlsruhe to Lörrach began collecting donations to erect a monument to honor the achievement.

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Solar Info Center

Freiburg

In the competence center for renewable energies and energy efficiency, 40 companies offer products and services from local to global energy transition. The platinum-certified SIC (LEED 2013) provides its tenants and visitors with an energy-efficient building with an exemplary energy concept at conventional costs. Among other things, the concept is based on geothermal energy, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy and a natural cooling system.

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Solar Settlement & Sun Ship

Freiburg

Built according to passive house specification, with a photovoltaic system installed on the roof, and with natural air-conditioning, the Solar Ship and the Solar Settlement are plus-energy constructions. Put simply, that means that they produce more energy than they use. What‘s more, the Sun Ship is a wonderful example of a multiple-use building: apartments, businesses and shops can all be found here.

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Solar Tower Richard-Fehrenbach vocational school

Freiburg

The school demonstrates its appreciation of renewable energy in more ways than merely with the photovoltaic system they have had installed. The solar tower with its highly modern cooling and heating systems, a hydroelectric facility and mini CHP units all supplement the school‘s efforts to produce energy from renewable sources.

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Solar power plant Messe Freiburg

Freiburg

The extension of Freiburg‘s exhibition center in 2006 also saw the installation of the city‘s second largest solar energy system on the roofs of the four halls. These panels produce a total of 650 kilowatt-peak (kWp) per year for the exhibition halls and conference rooms.

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Solarsiedlung (Solar Estate)

Freiburg

Rolf Disch, 1999–2006
The positive-energy row houses are shielded from the busy Merzhauser Strasse by the "Sonnenschiff", a block of mainly commercial outlets.

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Solartower at the Central Station

Freiburg

240 solar modules extending over 19 floors combine to create south Germany‘s highest solar power station. The solar tower, which produces 24,000 kWh of electricity each year, was awarded the photovoltaic architecture prize of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

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St. Ursula secondary school multipurpose hall

Freiburg

Fuchs Maucher Architekten with the University building authority, 2006
Large concrete elements with different depths and structures create a vivid relief on the facade. A glass foyer contrasts with the hall building and screens the tree-lined courtyard from Talstrasse.

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Stadtbibliothek (Municipal library)

Freiburg

What can you do if Freiburg’s weather is, for once, not cooperating and you are looking for some fun activity for your kids? Fortunately, the Municipal Library will make young bookworms very happy.

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Stadtgarten (Municipal park)

Freiburg

Come springtime when the first rays of sunshine appear and the trees start to leaf, Freiburg’s Municipal Park transforms into a combination of picnic meadow, yoga center and concert venue.

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Student housing village at Seepark

Freiburg

Irion Graf Meier, 1966
ABMP Architekten, Amann Burdenski Munkel Preßler Architekten und Generalplaner, 2012
The estate was planned in the 1960s to accommodate 1,300 inhabitants in a park-like setting, with three- to eight-story buildings arranged in random formations across the site. Subsequent extensions were constructed according to the same proportionality and characteristics as the existing housing stock. Details such as a change from white to standard concrete and window apertures offset over different floors add a softer touch to the strict grid formation of the ready-mix concrete facades.

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Synagoge (Synagogue)

Freiburg

The old synagogue went up in flames on the night of the Kristallnacht pogrom in 1938. Just after the Second World War, the sketches of city planners show that they were apparently already thinking about a location for a new synagogue.

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The Heliotrope

Freiburg

Rolf Disch, 1994
Groundbreaking solar architecture with a pioneering technical role: The building rotates according to the position of the sun. A roof-mounted photovoltaic panel, composting toilets and a reed sewage system ensure self-sufficient operation

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Theater Freiburg

Freiburg

Freiburg's theaters offer you the finest in performance. Come experience plays, operas and concerts on Theater Freiburg's main stage, small stage, chamber stage and in the nearby Concert Hall.

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Theater Harrys Depot

Freiburg

The "Harry, hol schon mal den Wagen!" company achieved a long-held wish for its own venue in 2008, with the opening of the Harrys Depot Theater in Freiburg's Spechtpassage. Freiburg's smallest theater, seating a maximum of 40 people, brings audiences a very intense experience, very close to all the action on stage.

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Theater der Immoralisten

Freiburg

Energetic, abysmal, absurd, quite playful and with a clear tendency to black humor.

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Theater im Marienbad (Theater in the Marienbad)

Freiburg

What a theater! A favorite place among swimming enthusiasts until the 1970s, the Marienbad was reopened in 1989 as a Freiburg theater, attracting audiences of all ages with its entertaining Performances.

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Tourist Information Freiburg

Freiburg

Today, the Tourist Information office is located within the historic walls of the Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall). We are available here to answer any questions, provide you with a city map and brochures or tell you about events taking place in Freiburg during your stay. Please stop by! Just look for the striking red sandstone facade.

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Town Hall Freiburg solar panels

Freiburg

The historical Town Hall of the City of Freiburg has been equipped with solar panels since 2004. The installation produces 16.5 kWp.

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Uniseum (University’s Museum)

Freiburg

The Uniseum – more than simply a Museum: Engaging museum exhibits, original works of art and portrayals of various eras bring to life the experience of studying in Freiburg in times past.

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United World College

Freiburg

Peter Kulka Architektur and Hotz + Architekten, 2014
Germany's first United World College was built on the site of a former Carthusian monastery. The classrooms are located in the monastery building, whose main elements date from the 18th century. The new canteen was built in the listed monastery gardens. Accommodation for students and teaching staff is located on the hill, in the form of a relaxed village community with residential cubes of different sizes. A reference to the long-gone Carthusian heritage.

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University Hospital emergency center

Freiburg

KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten, 2007–2012
The annex of the University Hospital including an emergency center ties into the existing Medical and Surgical Clinic. Two large atriums divide the elongated three-story building into three sections and a thoroughfare alongside the building allows easy movement between the different areas. A column grid on the reinforced steel frame allows great flexibility for any subsequent changes that may be required. The color scheme creates a welcoming atmosphere and serves as a signage system for better orientation.

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University campus Freiburg

Freiburg

Founded in 1457, the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität is one of the oldest universities in Germany. The historic institution boasts “comprehensive” university status and has always included the most important areas of study: theology, law, medicine and philosophy.

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Universitätsbibliothek (University library)

Freiburg

A cross between the comfort of your living room and dynamic co-working — you’ll study better in Freiburg! The interior of the new University Library looks like a page out of a glossy magazine.

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Universitätsbibliothek architecture (University Library)

Freiburg

Degelo Architekten, 2015
The library building constructed in the 1970s was renovated in terms of both energy and technology to reduce the operating costs. The library forms the cultural center of the city, together with the Municipal Theater and the university buildings I and II. The almost black, three-dimensional folded prismatic shape clearly stands out from the neighboring buildings and reflects them as fragments.

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Universitätskirche (University church)

Freiburg

Built between 1683 and 1701 for the Freiburg Jesuit College, the church initially belonged to the religious order. A few years after the dissolution of the Jesuit order, in 1793, the church and its auxiliary buildings such as the Old University became the property of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität.

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Vorderhaus – Kultur in der FABRIK

Freiburg

Chanson. A cappella. Comedy. Puppet theater. Shows for kids. Readings. Overtones. Transcending borders. And, in particular, all kinds of cabaret can be enjoyed at the "Vorderhaus – Kultur in der FABRIK". Entertaining and funny. Critical and exciting. Unsettling and recalcitrant. Contemporary and timeless. A varied program catering to different tastes.

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WaldHaus (Forest House) Freiburg

Freiburg

The WaldHaus in Freiburg is an innovative educational center which has the aim of increasing people‘s knowledge of the eco-system of the forest, making them more aware of issues relating to this habitat and creating a consciousness for sustainable approaches to the use of the forests. A varied program of events throughout the year and constantly changing exhibitions appeal to a wide audience. Groups who visit can expect guided tours on different topics, and school classes are welcome to come and experience the green wood Workshop.

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Wallgraben Theater

Freiburg

A small theater of great importance. This small cellar theater was founded in 1953 by a group of actor-students and is one of the oldest private theater companies in Germany.

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Wentzingerhaus (Museum of municipal history)

Freiburg

Experience firsthand the life of an artist from the 18th century at Freiburg’s Museum of Municipal History.

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Wintererstrasse Building

Freiburg

Wild Bär Heule Architekten, 2014
This apartment building is located on a hillside and resembles a split-level dwelling: however, the living units are oriented in up to three directions. A cascading effect is created on the main facade by stretching and moving the floor levels and by the sloping stepped floor plans – a dynamic ebb and flow.

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Zinnfigurenklause (Tin figure cabinet)

Freiburg

The Tin Figure Cabinet is the only way to see the inside of the Schwabentor. However, it is open only from May to October as there is no heating in the premises.

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Zollhof square (customs hall square)

Freiburg

Atelier Dreiseitl, 2013
The large open-sided square marks the starting point for the new mixed working and residential district on the site of a former freight yard. Elements of the design conjure up images of the old railway tracks, alternating islands of greenery with stone surfaces.

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Zum Roten Bären (Inn "Zum Roten Bären")

Freiburg

The building of this inn is one of the oldest architectural structures in Freiburg. The foundations date back to the city’s establishment in 1120.

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Ökostation Freiburg

Freiburg

This center for environmental education, set charmingly in the Seepark (lake park landscape), is located in an attractive green oasis.

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