Circular Berlin – OSCE Days!

Friday, June, 15th 3-4.30 p.m.
@EUREF-Campus 1-25, 10829 Berlin

ROOF WATER-FARM at the Panel Discussion “Circular Berlin” during the OSCE DAYS tracking the question
“What do we need to make Berlin Circular?”.


  1. BSR Recycling – Frider Soeling, (Energie, Umwelt, Innovationen Berliner Stadtreinigung )
  2. Partner und Partner Architekten – Jörg Finkbeiner (Architekt, Cradle to Cradle-Consultant)
  3. Roof Water Farm –  Grit Bürgow (Projektkoordinatorin & Dozentin, TU Berlin, zum Thema Roof Water Farming)
  4. Baufachfrau-Berlin – Christine Sauer (Geschäftsführerin BAUFACHFRAU Berlin e.V.)
  5. Sprecher der LAG Wirtschaft und Finanzen Grüne Berlin – Wolfgang Remmers


Dina Padalkina, project leader & founder of “Circular Berlin”…/6629


Our e-learning (MOOC) goes into the second round!

WHEN? 28.11.2017 – 19.12.2017

WHERE? Registration & participation here:

WHAT? How can a ROOF WATER FARM look on a building? Which foodstuffs can be produced, which management strategies are feasible? How does this change the daily life and how do these changes affect the neighborhood?

The online course presents the results of the research in short videos. It is free of charge and is open to all interested parties.


Many thanks to the online teaching team of the TU Berlin!


Zum Erntedankfest konnten wir unser Gewächshauses öffnen: “A glimpse from the future” schrieb uns ein Gast in unser Gästebuch.

Vielen Dank an unsere zahlreichen  Besucher/innen und das Team …

… und bis zum nächsten Mal 🙂

For our Harvest Festival we could open our greenhouse:

“A glimpse from the future” wrote someone of the guests into our visitors book.

Many thanks to our guests and the team.. see you soon 🙂



OPEN FARM // Erntedankfest

OPEN FARM // Einladung

Wir öffnen die ROOF WATER-FARM Pilotanlage für einen Nachmittag um gemeinsam mit Ihnen unsere Technologien und Produkte zu diskutieren.
Erleben Sie Technologien der Wasseraufbereitung, der Aqua- und Hydroponik, Gestaltungsstrategien und Produkte der gebäudeintegrierten Farmwirtschaft.
Zukunftsstadt ist, wenn Häuser und Quartiere Abwasser in hochwertiges Betriebswasser umwandeln, damit frische Nahrungsmittel produzieren und Lebensqualität vermitteln.

28.09. 2017, 15-18 Uhr
Bernburger Straße 22, 10963 Berlin

Anmeldung erwünscht!
via: a.steglich (at)

Wir freuen uns auf Sie!
OPEN FARM // Invitation

We will open the ROOF WATER-FARM pilot site for an afternoon to discuss our technologies and products with you. We will show you technologies in waste water treatment, aquaponics and hydroponics, integrated design strategies and products in the field of building integrated farming.

Join us to the future of the city!

28.09. 2017, 3-6 pm
Bernburger Straße 22, 10963 Berlin

Please register via: a.steglich (at)

Change the date! ROOF WATER-FARM Harvest Festival on 28 September 2017

This year, our pilot plant opens its doors on 28 September 2017.
Come by, get to know our technologies and products and look back with us on an exciting season!

Save the date! Open day at the Bundeskanzleramt on 26th + 27th August 2017

This year we are part of the Bundeskanzleramts’s open day! Visit us on 26th and 27th August in the garden of the Federal Government Building and get to know ROOF WATER-FARM and many other exciting projects!

Save the date! ROOF WATER-FARM Harvest Festival on 14 September 2017

We will celebrate our harvest festival at the ROOF WATER-FARM pilot plant on 14 September 2017. Come by, get to know our products and technology and celebrate a successful season 2017 with us!

We look forward to seeing you!

International Garden Exhibition Berlin

Visit us at the International Garden Exhibition in Berlin!

Together with  the  Top Farmers we`ve created the exhibition `Productive City. Urban water for urban farming´.

You will find us here: IGA-Horizonte and the preview online.

See you there!

Make City Festival

We are part of Make City Festival, drop by June 18th at 2 pm, Panel Green Urban Civic!

favorite movie

The Federal Ministry of Education and research  (BMBF) is funding different projects in the field of  Sustainable Water Management (NAWAM). At the fair Water Berlin International some projects were presented. We are one of the presented projects. Enjoy our favorite movie!


Exhibition “Berlin baut Zukunft – Ökologische Gebäudekonzepte”


We`ve been invited to participate within the exhibition “Berlin baut Zukunft – Ökologische Gebäudekonzepte”.

Our special thanks goes to the Senate Department for Urban Development and the Environment Berlin for initiating and organizing this event.

The exhibition will run from October 5th – November 27th, at  Senate Department for Urban Development and the Environment Berlin, Lichthof, Am Köllnischen Park 3, 10179 Berlin.

I did it my way … diy-workshop

Roof Water Farm and Top Farmers invite you to an aquaponics-doityourself-workshop!

The workshop is open for practitioners from urban design, planning, urban development, art and engineering. Together with the Top Farmers we will mediate basics of  the technology, the challenges in urban design and we will create an aquaponic system in pocket format.

The workshop will take place in the greenhouse of August-Sander-Berufsschule, Persiusstraße 9 in, 10245 Berlin:

Friday, October 17th

10 am – 2 pm

The number of participants is limited, so please register via e-mail till October 14th: a.steglich (at)

Here you can join the Facebook-Event:

some days with little wood

Save the Date! ROOF WATER FARM meets Little Wood: “On an empty lot on Invalidenstrasse, Little Wood, a temporary garden (…) has sprouted. Little Wood is a comprehensive experiment in the exploration and sensory experience of urban nature.”

We will present our vision and current research in collaboration with partners from research, art & design.

DATE  ? Friday, August 15th at 7 pm!

WHERE ? Little Wood! Invalidenstraße 5, 10115 Berlin-Mitte.

WHO ? The evening is announced as “Urban Food Production”. Here you can get more information about the event and the collaborators.

MORE ? Check the whole program of Little Wood here.

See you there!

The video documentation about the project is online:

Here you can find the short report about our participation within the event.


The farm was crowded: Impressions from our strawberry celebration

We had a lot of guests at our strawberry celebration, thanks a lot for visiting us!

For more impressions please visit our facebook-page – enjoy!

strawberry celebration!

June 11th we want to invite you to enjoy the smell of  the strawberry with us!

We will open our test site in the yard of Bernburger Straße 22, 10963 Berlin-Kreuzberg. It will be possible to taste our research. Follow with us “the flow of the process water from the pipe through the greywater treatment passing the fish farm, the strawberry and salad fields …”.

We will inform you about our current research and opportunities for building-integrated water treatment systems to irrigate and fertilize roof-top greenhouses!

3 pm intro

4 pm – 6 pm visits process water building, visits greenhouse

6 pm  outro

all the best in the name of the  research team,

TU Berlin, Department Urban Design & Communication.

press release

Here you can download the press release (only available in german) for our  strawberry celebration June 11th 2014. For any further questions please contact the project coordination.


If you are interested in urban perspectives around water infrastructure, aquaponics and building integrated farming, contact us for a visit. We will inform you about our current research and opportunities for building-integrated water treatment systems to irrigate and fertilize roof-top greenhouses!


Richtfest // Pre-Opening

January 20 2014 we`ve celebrated the completion of the cubature of the greenhouse, main part of our test site, with a small pre-opening. In spring the inner life of the research facility will be comprehensible and visible.


We presented us and the reserach focuses at the INIS Kick-Off, October 16th and 17th in Berlin. Here you can read more about the conference and the related projects!