Berlin is growing and needs affordable housing. After the closure of Tegel Airport a new, smart residential district will be developed on its grounds. Schumacher Quartier closes the historic gap in the western sector of Kurt-Schumacher-Platz.
Schumacher Quartier will provide upwards of 5,000 homes for more than 10,000 people, together with the corresponding amenities such as schools, daycare centers, shopping facilities, and lots of greenery. A further 4,000 homes are planned for the neighboring districts of Cité Pasteur and TXL Nord.
As it will be a sustainable and socially diverse area, Schumacher Quartier will make an important contribution to the strategy for housing construction and urban development in the German capital. In a Charter all partners involved have agreed upon seven guidelines for the development of Schumacher Quartier: