Process

IBA Heidelberg is scheduled to run for ten years. After a four-year preparation phase and a kick-off event in 2012, the IBA team commenced its work in 2013. Citizens and institutions were invited to submit project proposals for urban development in the knowledge-based society. The IBA Board of Trustees selected first concepts from numerous proposals. In 2014, IBA began the qualification process with the selected candidates. By 2015, the the Supervisory Board appointed some candidates as IBA projects due to their progress. In 2016, IBA Heidelberg launched a planning phase zero for a former US military base in Heidelberg, the Patrick Henry Village. In 2017 IBA presented a first development vision for this new neighborhood. In 2018, IBA Heidelberg exhibited its projects in a midterm presentation. In 2022, IBA Heidelberg will present its results in a final presentation that will allow visitors to experience their projects in the city.

Project qualification

IBA projects are supposed to make a major contribution to the development to the knowledge-based city of the future. They are innovative and test new solutions in the process and the outcome. In order to ensure project excellence, they undergo an admission procedure and a multi-stage qualification process.

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FIVE QUALITY CRITERIA FOR AN IBA PROJECT