Only ten minutes by tram away from Freiburg’s inner-city, the Green City Hotel Vauban is situated in a district famous for its sustainable approaches. Next to peace and relaxation, a unique concept of aesthetic architecture, regionality and sustainability, as well as active integration awaits you.Led by a nonprofit company, the integrative Green City Hotel Vauban employs people with disabilities. 10 out of 20 employees have special needs.Tolerance, acceptance and social responsibility is an essential priority.
Next to this social responsibility, the integration hotel positively differentiates itself from other three star hotels by design and regional sustainable initiatives.
The unique architecture is in harmony with modern energy standards and connects innovation, creativity, as well as functional quality with sustainability. The facade made of natural green wooden slats is perfectly integrated into the townscape.
Next to being sustainable at heart, the green design in the inside and climbing plants decorating the building from the outside make the Green City Hotel Vauban also optically a real green pearl.
Explore the city of Freiburg or surrounding highlights like Mundenhof, Schauinsland or the neighboring Alsace.
Architecture & Energy
-Ambitious architecture concept connects creativity and quality with innovative sustainability and energy standards
-Radiative heating and cooling in rooms through wall-integrated water-carrying capillary tube mats
-Highly insulated facades with climbing plants, which enable temperature equalization
-Highly efficient ventilation system with high heat recovery rate and building tightness avoid uncontrolled ventilation heat loss
-Eliminating energy-intensive minibars
-Energy consumption at least 60% below permitted primary energy demand
-Heating and hot water partially from renewable energy sources (such as the regional wood chip burning system)
-Additional energy generated by integrated photovoltaic system
-The integrative hotel represents a social and charitable project
-Employs people with disabilities
-Special trainings and further education measurements adjusted to their mental or physical disabilities
-Small packaging are avoided as far as possible for the benefit of waste reduction
-No plastic packaging for bathroom items, only recyclable packaging
-Staff trainings regarding waste separation and recycling
-Food and drinks originate, whenever possible, from the region and/or from integrational companies
-Employment of local staff whenever possible
for more info:https://green-city-hotel-vauban.de/en/