ze05
ze05

New development of a residential estate
Zelterstrasse 5, Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg

The building in Zelterstrasse consists of 23 townhouses, which are aligned to create a homogenous volume with 10 summerhouses behind it and 12 penthouses above it. In between, there is a large unplotted garden courtyard with a garage beneath it. The advantages of one’s “own home” while retaining the density of a residential estate add significance to the aspect of community. In addition to the garden, there is a rooftop terrace, a summer kitchen, a sauna and four visitors’ apartments, all of which additionally highlight communal characteristics. The separated, yet overlapping access to the building gives the project an additional village character in terms of its use.

Planning / Construction: 2007-2010
Performance stages: 1-8
Residential units: 45
Living space: 6,624 m2

Garden: herrburg Landschaftsarchitekten

Photo: Simon Menges