Rethinking railway stations
Through the realisation of structural redesigns and new utilisation concepts, we further develop railway stations into Places. Today, railway stations are far more than places of transit. They will become points of attraction in people's everyday lives, where leisure and recreation but also work flow harmoniously into each other and no longer represent opposites. We give city dwellers and travellers the opportunity to linger in the most central urban places. Starting from railway stations, we design our smart product portfolio for an intelligent and sustainable city.
The new Place in your neighbourhood
The Charlottenburg railway station is a place of everyday life and encounters for the inhabitants of the neighbourhood. For travellers and commuters, it is an important hub for passenger traffic.
On the basis of city dialogues and data-based analyses, we take on the individual needs of the neighbourhood and subject the station to a comprehensive redesign - from fundamental renovations in the building to the integration of new utilisation concepts around the station. A particular highlight is the special developed street furniture, which forms a platform for various activities in the neighbourhood.
Do you have ideas for your neighbourhood?
Share them with us on www.charlottenburg.commonplace.is
Pop-up Cubes on the Stutti
Pilot starts on the forecourt
At the station Charlottenburg, more precisely on the "Stutti", we open a neighbourhood platform for the first time. It accommodates a total of three pop-up cubes, which offer other services in addition to gastronomy. The cubes are prototypes and consist mainly of wood. Further elements of the platform are a large staircase with matching stools and an event area in the inner courtyard of the station. The changing tenants come from dWe share the vision of making urban life better through ecologically sound products.Pilot starts on the forecourt
At the station Charlottenburg, more precisely on the "Stutti", we open a neighbourhood platform for the first time. It accommodates a total of three pop-up cubes, which offer other services in addition to gastronomy. The cubes are prototypes and consist mainly of wood. Further elements of the platform are a large staircase with matching stools and an event area in the inner courtyard of the station. The changing tenants come from the local environment and share our vision of making urban life better through ecologically sound products.
The Kiezplattform will be open until the end of October.On selected evenings in August and September, our neighbourhood cinema will take place in the inner courtyard. Have a look!
Tickets are available online at mobilekino.de/events or at the box office.
You can find a programme overview here:
„Call me by your name“
„303“, „Weit“ oder „Blown Away“*
* Voting will take place live on site
„Thelma & Louise“
„The Motorcycle Diaries“
Become a Cubes Tenant!
To all visionaries, fresh founders, creative minds and city lovers. We offer you a 9m² area to present your product at selected train stations in Germany.
Only a few slots available for 2019!
We look forward to receiving your application with details of your idea, the desired period (2019 / 2020) and of course your contact details at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "Cubes".
The station with a sense of nature
The symbiosis of sustainability, culture and quality of life within the "Bahnhof" area is particularly noticeable in Harburg. In cooperation with local institutions, the potential of the station is unfolded and a place is created which promotes the ecological commitment of the district.
In addition to intensive green work, a bee hotel will be erected on the track in cooperation with the local workshop for the disabled. The art association and jazz club in the signal box benefit from architectural alterations.
The S-Bahn stop with ioki connection
We want to make mobility accessible to everyone at all times, relieve the strain on the roads through active, individual traffic and thereby improve the quality of life in cities. Railway stations offer ideal, stationary points of contact for new mobility solutions. In cooperation with our internal partner ioki, we define feeder stations in the service area as stops for on-demand services that close the gap between the first and last mile. This is also the case at the station “Elbgaustraße”.
Solutions for a sustainable city
In the course of urbanisation, more and more people are moving from rural areas to cities. Dense traffic, long distances, cramped spaces are the result and pollute the environment.
We see urbanisation as an opportunity to rethink living spaces and to transform them in an ecologically meaningful way. Starting from railway stations, we offer new forms for the intelligent networking of mobility and logistics. The further development of railway stations into attractive points of attraction forms the basis for the sustainable design of cities and the return of quality of life to their inhabitants.