With Creating Urban Tech and MetSol on the calendar in early June, Berlin’s smart city initiative for 2016 reached a climax with respect to major events. Experts, thinkers, and visionaries from more than 400 cities came to the capital from May 30 to June 2 for the two events. We were also there and took a look at the most important trends and developments.
Berlin TXL became the first commercial district in the world to be awarded platinum precertification for sustainability by the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB e.V.). To date, only three pilot projects in the entire Federal Republic of Germany have been precertified in accordance with the DGNB usage profile “New Construction in a Commercial District”.