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Urbanistica Cover 132

City regeneration to Berlin: the district Marzahn-Hellersdorf

berlin, urban renewal, reconstruction, riqualificazione
urbana, rehabilitation, ricostruzione, berlino,
plans & policies

Valeria Di Palma

Among the many effects produced by the German unification, the urban crisis of the weaker east regions is surely not negligible. The extended decrement of the population has caused an increasing number of lodgings to be exceeding with respect to the capability of the inhabited market to absorb the patrimony not used. In 2001 more than one million apartments were free and this has brought to a wide scale demolition policy financed by the State. In the area of Berlin such a situation can be observed in the X District, situated in the east periphery of the city.

This article appears in issue 132 of Urbanistica (pag. 12).