At Week 3 we went to Phoenixsee, which is locate at the city of Dortmund. This is a highly recommend place for every Landscape Architect to visit. This is one of the largest urban development projects in Germany. And this is a multi-functioned area. Surrounding by luxury apartments, modern hotels, riverside café and recreational parks.
This site used to an industrial historical site. The new development of Phoenixsee rise up the value of the city and bring effective environmental design for people.
The lake at the center is a fully human-made one. And one 3.2 km circulated pedestrian surround this lake. This lake provide a great space for relaxing and sporting. Also by looking at the riverfront planting design, all plants organized as same order as in USA.
By walking the long path we almost took 2 hours. On the way to the destination we climbed to the top hill of the site. The site view is perfectly unfold in front of my eyes. Germany has many landscape projects that bought me fresh ideas, and I am glad share this beauty with everyone!!!