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 on “New Startup spaces in Stuttgart”

What types of startup centers and incubators does Stuttgart need? We analyze potentials of start-ups strategies and measures with which new technology and start-up centers can be established for Stuttgart. We accompany Stuttgart on their path of spatial and economic transformations.

Client: Office for Urban Planning and Housing, Stuttgart

Wiederbelebung der Innenstädte? Ein digitaler Hackathon erarbeitet Lösungen

Multiplicities designt und moderiert in 2020-21 einen “digitalen Hackathon“ für das EU-Interreg-Projekt „CINEMA“. Die Ergebnisse des Hackathons für die Wiederbelebung der Innenstädte werden im öffentlichen Raum ausgestellt und laden die StadtbewohnerInnen ein, diese wiederum zu ergänzen, zu kommentieren und als Stadtgemeinschaft weiter zu verhandeln.

Client: Hochschule der Medien / Wirtschaftsregion Stuttgart

Location development Stadtgut Hellersdorf

With Belius GmbH and Studio Malta, we support Gesobau's location development in the Hellersdorf city district (Hellersdorf-Marzahn district). We carry out a plausibility check of the management, user and operator concept.

Client: Gesobau AG

Feasibility study for a Start-up Hub in Potsdam

Multiplicities, together with Belius GmbH, Studio Malta and architect Nele Zareh, is working on a feasibility study for a planned Start-up Hub in the media city of Babelsberg/Potsdam. It contains an analysis of the potential of "founders" in ICT, media and creative industries.

Client: Zentrum für Film- und Fernsehproduzenten GmbH (ZFF)

Management of flexible spaces on the Gaswerk in Augsburg

Multiplicities manages the strategy development for new flexible spaces on the Gaswerk in Augsburg (Germany). Gasworks Labs integrate users and neighbors and thus ensure gradual acceptance and participation. From 2021, flexible rooms are to be built and made available for use.

Client: Stadtwerke Augsburg (swa)

The geography of New Working Spaces and the impact on the periphery

The geography of New Working Spaces and the impact on the periphery. The aim of the COST Action is to share the first outcomes of some funded international research projects on the phenomenon of new workplaces.