Office for Spatial Development and Urban Planning

Multiplicities are experts for participatory driven urban and spatial development. Our research and consulting offers orientation to public institutions and creative companies. As a European network, Multiplicities is based in Berlin.

We work out expert studies and provide strategy advice. We develop and co-design solutions for public authorities and the political sphere as well as for managers of research clusters and creative businesses.

By applying innovative co-creative forms of participation as well as event and workshop formats, we strive towards greater precision in spatial structural change processes in favour of a sustainable society.


Selected Projects

Study report for the reuse of the Chapel in the Sheridan Park in Augsburg/Germany

The study develops possible uses for the derelict Chapel in Sheridan Park. The workshop picks up on public welfare-oriented needs from the surrounding area and the city of Augsburg. Unmet needs and potential for young adults, families and senior citizens will be identified.

Client: City of Augsburg (Urban planning department)

Creative industries promote transformation

The great challenges of our time also require adjustments from many companies in Brandenburg: new strategies, business models and processes are often needed. In a working lab, creative people, entrepreneurs and transformation experts develop approaches on how to collaborate.

Client: Ministry of Economy, Labour, and Energy Brandenburg

Feasibility Study on Urban Gardening and Indoor Farming in the Innercity of Wilhelmshaven

Wilhelmshaven wants to counteract the inner-city vacancy by Urban Gardening and Vertical Farming. Together with paper planes e.V. and the AAA GmbH from Bremen, we are examining location conditions and utilization options. Citizens should participate and become consumers.

Client: City of Wilhelmshaven

Feasibility study for a market hall in the “Neue Mitte Garbsen”.

The concept study aims to anchor the cross-cultural topic of food in the Neue Mitte Garbsen. The results of the mapping of regional market and development potentials, the expert interviews with regional producers were able to identify high potentials and target groups for regionally produced food.

Client: City of Garbsen

Photo: Adobe Stock / Dr. Bastian Lange

German “Baukulturpolitik” in the European context. Guidelines for “Baukultur” in Germany

The aim of this project is to draw up the guidelines for "Baukultur" in Germany: as a key document, it will formulate the federal government's position on "Baukultur". The guidelines aim to describe goals, fields of action and needs as well as concrete tasks in the field of "Baukultur" in Germany.

Client: BBSR (Bonn) in Cooperation with Inpolis Urbanism GmbH

Photo: Bastian Lange

BMBF Project InCAREgio in Brandenburg

The InCAREgio project (INnovative Arrangements for Provision in the "CAre and Care Sector in Structurally Weak REGIOns") is working in the Märkisch-Oderland region to determine the prerequisites and conditions for innovative coping strategies for the care crisis as a model.

Client: BMBF Project in cooperation with Humboldt University Berlin (Prof. Dr. H. Nuissl)