Waterdunen

Laudation by Philipp Sattler At the end of the 1990s, the region of Zeeuws-Vlaanderen was facing several challenges: a weak seawall, the coast needed strengthening, the region’s economy and quality of life were at a low ebb, and a lot of tidal nature had been lost due to the deepening of the Westerschelde. The Waterdunen…

Mount Stewart

Laudation by Philipp Sattler The National Trust’s Mount Stewart is an environmentally remarkable site. It sits on the eastern shore of Strangford Lough, the largest sea inlet in the British Isles and Northern Ireland’s most protected nature reserve. In the early 19th century, the estate’s ‘sea plantation’ was created. Acting as a buffer against the…

Grüner Bunker St. Pauli

Laudation by Philipp Sattler The former anti-aircraft bunker, one of the largest high-rise bunkers in Germany with a floor area of 75 x 75 metres, has been extended by five pyramid-shaped storeys to a height of 58 metres. A 560-metre-long green mountain path leads up to the roof via ramps and stairs. In total, more…