"From european green capital 2011 to green network 2034"

Hamburg is a growing and green harbour-city and became 2011 the European-Green-Capital Award for the engament in environmental protection and sustainable development. Hamburg is the center of the Metropolitan Region in a cooperation of four Federal States and 17 counties.

The spatial vision has five core objectives:

- More City in the City.
- Building on Quality of Housing.
- Using expertise - boosting the Region's Economy.
- The Creatice City with Lifestyle.
- The Metropolis is City and Region.

And based on a masterplan and a green network.

Conversion is one key for suastainable development. Quality of life has to be improved by noise protection. Business improvement districts are a new way of public private partnership. The port grows without expansion and with the new "HarbourCity" port becomes city. IBA and igs - two exhibitions in 2013. Hamburg a place for creative people.
Hamburg the European Capital 2011 is looking forward.