Official partner of Green City Freiburg

is a book author ("Freiburg as a sustainable city") and journalist. She studied political sciences in Freiburg and Paris. In 2012 she founded Freiburg Future Lab. "Rethinking sustainability and economy is a chance to define new criteria for life quality and not only stare at the gross income."

is a political scientist and pyhsicist at the Fraunhofer-Institute for Solar Energy Systems in Freiburg. There he works on energy efficiency of buildings and refurbishment of existing buildings. In 1998, he built the first multi-family passive building in Europe "Wohnen und Arbeiten", together with other families. Together with the "Forum Vauban", he was active in the civic participation for the planning of the eco-district Vauban, and lives there. Jörg Dengler is also in the board of the district association of Vauban.

has studied visual arts in France and later studied architecture in Hamburg. He has worked for the Building Department in Freiburg and later in an architectural firm, where he also worked for Vitra in Weil. Then he planned his own projects in a construction group and was responsible for the building supervision. He is also an artist and worked for the Professional Association of Artists. Main topics: energy-efficient construction, building groups, communication, design. "For me it is important to communicate that a sensible use of resources for building and living is important – and not so difficult."

Translator and specialized on the subjects of sustainable development. Alain Martín Paniego is an engaged inhabitant of Rieselfeld. When he came to Freiburg, he discovered a city full of avantgardistic initiatives and practices. This encouraged him to go deeper into the subject of sustainability, which he already was engaged in by an own project in Kenia. He is now a master student in renewable energies and energy efficiency. "I am happy when our visitors tell me they were inspired by what they saw and heard and want to make changes also at home. For many sustainable cities will some time make a world that uses its resources in a responsable way."

Teacher and dedicated citizen of Rieselfeld. She was born in Strasbourg, France, and was active in environmental organizations. In Freiburg she is active in the Urban Gardening movement. Since 2001 she lives in Rieselfeld. There she is on the board of the association for the community center "Glass House" and organizes the "Info Café" there. Her main topics are: neighborhood structure, social concepts, community development, citizen's engagement. "I think it is very important just to sensitize the youth to ecological subjects."

is a translater and editor for English. She lived many years in England and China, where she home-schooled her children. Corinna enjoys life in the Green City, cycles and hikes a lot. She lives in the Rieselfeld eco-district, and is engaged for elder people, urban gardening and permaculture: "I want to pass on my enthusiasm for nature, a sustainable way of life and ecology, and build networks. Nobody should feel powerless."