People. Faces. Voices.

Stories that write the future of Siemensstadt

700,000 m² of space, an investment of 600 million Euros. These are impressive figures. But: What’s behind these figures? Who lives in Siemensstadt? That's what we wanted to find out. We set off with camera and microphone. To watch and listen. To look behind the facades of this neighborhood. We met the people who live and work here – the ones who are writing the future of Siemensstadt.

  • Faces Irina Mann

    I think it will become a small neighborhood of its own, a sort of microcosm. And what would be important for me, that people feel good here in Siemensstadt.

    Irina Mann, Independent Works Council Representative in Siemensstadt

  • Faces Christian Scholz

    The idea of opening up the Siemens campus to the public is very appealing.

    Christian Scholz, Deputy Works Council Chairman in Siemensstadt

  • Portrait of Lisa Wendzich, photo collage

    If Siemensstadt offered entrepreneurs the opportunity to combine living and work, we’d have something very special: It would lure entrepreneurs from around the world.

    Lisa Wendzich, founder of SunCrafter in Siemensstadt

  • Portrait of Hans Schlüter, photo collage

    I've worked here in Siemensstadt since 1963. Yes, I have great memories of the place, as a young lad then …

    Hans Schlüter, retired employee, Fernschreiberwerk Siemensstadt

  • Portrait of Tanja Klage, photo collage

    That things remain the way that it is, that is what I wish for the future: The social cohesion we have here is really great.

    Tanja Klage, Owner of “Tanjas Backparadies” in Siemensstadt

  • Portrait of Stefan Kröger, photo collage

    Vocational training will change. In the future, learners will no longer have to follow lessons at a fixed time, and in a fixed place. They can decide for themselves where, when and how they want to learn.

    Stefan Kröger, Course Manager BWL Siemens AG at Siemensstadt