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

Utilisation concept for the Chapel in Sheridan Park in Augsburg

The study develops utilisation options for the derelict Chapel in Sheridan Park. The workshop addresses the needs of the neighbourhood and the city of Augsburg that are oriented towards the common good.

Client: City of Augsburg (Urban planning office)

Creative industry promotes transformation

The major challenges of our time also require many companies in Brandenburg to adapt: new strategies, business models and processes are often needed and creativity is required! In a working lab, creative minds, entrepreneurs and transformation experts develop approaches to make collaboration more frequent and fruitful.

Client: Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Energy in Brandenburg

Feasibility study on urban gardening and indoor farming in the city centre of Wilhelmshaven

Wilhelmshaven wants to use urban gardening and vertical farming to tackle the vacant space in the city centre. Together with paper planes e.V. and AAA GmbH in Bremen, we are examining site conditions and utilisation options. Citizens should participate and also become users of the products.

Client: City of Wilhelmshaven

Feasibility study for a market hall in the “New Centre Garbsen”

The aim of the concept study is to anchor the cross-cultural topic of nutrition in the new centre of Garbsen. The results of the mapping of regional market and development potential and the expert interviews with regional producers identified significant potential and target groups for regionally produced food in a market hall in the new centre of Garbsen.

Client: City of Garbsen

German Baukultur in a European context. Guidelines for building culture in Germany

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

Client: BBSR (Bonn)

BMBF project InCAREgio in East Brandenburg

The InCAREgio project (INnovative Arrangements for Care in the "Care and Nursing Sector in Structurally Weak REGIOns") is working with municipal and local practice partners in the Märkisch-Oderland region to determine the prerequisites and conditions for innovative coping strategies for the care crisis.

Client: BMBF project with the Humboldt University of Berlin (Prof. H. Nuissl)