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ceremonial opening of downtown Breisach

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With the help of a new traffic concept, the central market square and the adjacent Rheinstrasse were noticeably upgraded. The square now functions as the spatial and functional center of Breisach.

high-quality paving made of belgrano® granite

public life is returning to the street space

After a good 2 years of construction, the newly designed inner city of Breisach was ceremoniously handed over to the citizens of the city on October 31, 2019. The redesigned urban space is now designated as a traffic-calmed area and consists of a continuous natural stone paving and floor slabs made of belgrano® granite. faktorgruen landscape architects bdla Consulting Engineers are responsible for the design of the new center of Breisach and were represented at the opening by Mr. David Schlechtriem.



from left to right: Ms. Ötinger LBBW KE, Mr. Sackmann Zink Ingenieure, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Riesterer Stadt Breisach, Mr. Schlechtriem faktorgruen landscape architects bdla Consulting Engineers, Mr. Geromüller Amman, Mr. Rein Mayor, Mr. Müller Deputy Mayor, Mr. Leber 1st Deputy Federal Minister, Mr. Geppert Gewerbeverein Breisach



the construction team (from left to right): Markus Kury, Dirk Geromüller, Thomas Wolf, David Schlechtriem, Ottmar Riesterer



Mayor Rein at the opening speech


Marktplatz Breisach mit einem Naturstein Wasserspiel und Bodenbelägen aus belgrano® Granit

The two fountain fields on Marktplatz and Gutgesellentorplatz offer refreshing cooling for young and old in the summer months.


pictures 2-4 with the kind permission of the city of Breisach https://www.breisachwirdschoener.de/de/aktuelles


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Breisach | Marktplatz

  • Marktplatz, 79206 Breisach am Rhein

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