Grunewald Forest, <b>Berlin</b>
Logo of the exhibition Wald.Berlin.Klima.
Initiated by the Berlin Forestry Department as a part of the IGA 2017, the exhibition »Wald. Berlin. Klima.« examines the forests’ adaptation to climate change and explains the work of the foresters. The topics are presented in 11 chapters along a round path of 4 km length through Grunewald Forest.
The two year cooperation between the Berlin Forestry Commission, the staff of the Senate Department, hoch C landscape architects and gewerkdesign intended to create an experience, that would present the exhibition’s topics in a contemporary and exciting manner, informatively and insightful, to a broad audience and in a natural setting. These goals resulted in a special kind of exhibition, experience of nature, and landscape architecture. During the next 5 years this popular tourist destination for Berlin residents and visitors will offer recreation, information and relaxation for the whole family.
Since 2020 the exhibition presents a guiding app for people with special needs. The app provides information about the sights and barrier-free service facilities along the route. It offers audio descriptions and transcripts of the visual and audio information conveyed in the exhibition. Additionally, the app includes several videos in German Sign Language that explain the trees importance for the forest’s ecosystem. A short video in German Sign Language also explains how to get to the exhibition and how to proceed from the main entrance at Havelchaussee.
The free-of-charge app can be downloaded at: Apple Store // Google Play Store
Portfolio / Range of Services: process design, strategic and content workshops, project development, concept and design, implementation planning, preparation / participation in the commissioning process, production supervision and coordination, exhibition graphics, exhibition architecture; concept, design and programming of the app
• Opening: 13. April 2017
• Grunewald Forest, Berlin
• Client: Berlin Forestry Commission
Fand Berlin Senate Department
Ffor Urban Development and
• 1,27 km2
• German Design Award 2020: Winner Fin section Excellent Architecture
• Hannover Garden Region,
• Berlin Wall Trail,
• Stefan Rothert
• Henning Humml
• Julia Junghänel
• Alexandra Zackiewicz
• hochC – Landschaftsarchitektur
• Planungsbüro Förster
• Dr. Michael Lüken
• BCO – Architekten
• Lotsenhaus Media
• Lars Bergelt
• Henning Humml
• Coverphoto: Philip Winkelmeier