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Your event for sustainable cities will take place in Wuppertal from 10 to 26 June 2022. Visit us and experience at first hand what climate-friendly building and living look like. Admission is free of charge.

Visitors can look forward to a glimpse into the future of our cities: more climate protection through less consumption of resources and more use of renewable energy. The heart of the event will be the eighteen buildings that the international teams will build on the Solar Campus.

Event Calendar (PDF)

Your event for sustainable cities will take place in Wuppertal from 10 to 26 June 2022. Visit us and experience at first hand what climate-friendly building and living look like. Admission is free of charge.

We would be delighted if you joined us on this exciting journey. Together we can face the challenge that is shaping the housing and living environments of the future today.

opening hours

10-12 June, 16-19 June & 22-26 June 2022

The non-public days in between are reserved for the measurements in the houses necessary for the competition. Please find the detailed opening hours and the daily programme in the event calendar.

guided tours

Discover the latest building and living trends up close on public house tours and get to know the students behind the project. Tours are offered continuously during opening hours. In addition, guided tours of Wuppertal, the District Mirke and the Solar Campus are planned.

award ceremonies

During the event phase, the teams’ houses will be inspected and/or judged by a jury of experts. The winning teams will be publicly awarded at an award ceremony per contest with a supporting programme in our event hall. The closing ceremony will take place on 24 June. At this ceremony, the overall winning team of the SDE 21/22 will be chosen based on the points achieved in all ten contests.

Out of competition awards

In addition to competition contests, teams will be judged in other categories and awarded special prizes. Institutions and associations present these so-called Out of Competition Awards for particularly effective topic-specific solutions. The prizes will be awarded at public award ceremonies.

country and culture days

The world is a guest in Wuppertal at the SDE 21/22. On our Country and Culture Days, the teams will present their country or region. Whether interactive games, culinary and musical highlights or exciting exhibitions: Take the chance to get to know different cultures, traditions and customs.

Excursion days for educational institutions

The Solar Campus is a destination for excursions by universities and other educational institutions. You have the chance to visit a wide range of specialist events and to exchange ideas with experts from various sectors. Please refer to the event calendar for the main topics of the individual days. Detailed announcements of the supporting programme will follow.

 

We also have special offers for school classes before and during our event. In addition to age-appropriate guided tours (in German or English), our education experts from the University of Wuppertal and our cooperation partners will organise exciting activities for young sustainability enthusiasts on the Education Days.

We put your safety first. A comprehensive hygiene and safety concept will be used at the SDE 21/22. Based on the regulation valid in June 2022, the necessary measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 will be implemented.

Those who cannot be present on-site in Wuppertal can follow the highlights digitally via live streams and 3D virtual tours of every house.

● The programme is continuously updated and supplemented. Do you have any questions about the event? Just send us an e-mail: sde21sek@uni-wuppertal.de ●

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