New housing development in baar-ebenhausen, directly on the munich-ingolstadt rail line. Ingolstadt’s main train station can be reached in 10 minutes by train; by car it is about 15 km to ingolstadt. Images: tp
New housing construction needs a regional identity space
It is highly regrettable that the bavarian constitutional court has recently rejected a petition for a referendum against land consumption as inadmissible. Because soil is both our natural basis of life and a non-reproducible resource, it requires special protection. Decades ago, the great economist edgar salin, when pondering the prosperity and future prospects of a region, made it clear that this would not be achieved by the sprawl of the cities into the surrounding countryside, but would require vitalization from within.