Prize / Holstenstrasse / Kiel, Germany

The central public open spaces in downtown Kiel are to be redesigned over the next few years. The city center is to become an urban and attractive urban space in the future. The competition entry by SMAQ and WES LandschaftsArchitektur for the redesign of one of the first pedestrian zones in Germany, with its sequence of squares from Holstenplatz to the Alter Markt, close to the inner fjord and the conversion of Andreas-Gayk-Straße from a traffic axis of the car-friendly city to an environmental route and the development of a new square structure was awarded a 2nd prize.