Dr. Werner Nohl · landscape architect · honorary professor (Technical University of Munich)
The river Isar - Munich´s outstanding place for aesthetical and recreational experiences
Report to the
water authorities of the State of Bavaria and of the city of
Recently, the river Isar in and in the surroundings of Munich has become subject of basic planning concepts and measures. These activities are aimed at having more water in the river bed (instead in the side canal, to generate electricity), improving the high water protection, getting a better water quality, improving the river ecological conditions, as well as heightening the aesthetical and recreational attractiveness of the river. The carrying out of the whole project will cost some 25 Mio. EUR.
This report deals
landscape aesthetics and recreation in the Isar river valley as a
determining the appropriate water flow in the river as well as the
landscape quality for leisure time. Therefore the landscape
recreational situation at the river Isar is investigated under
conditions of water flow, using environmental psychological and
social-empirical methods. Based on the results of this research a
catalogue of proposals for aesthetical and recreational improvements
river landscape has been developed.
As the report is written in German, please, refer to the German language site (use link below).
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