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.

Services

Selected Projects

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.

Client: EU COST

Case Clinic in Hamburg

In cooperation with Actors of Urban Change, Multiplicities was facilitating a case clinic at Kraftwerk Bille. 25 artists work in this factory complex from the late 19th century, located in Hammerbrook. Will artists and creative people have affordable spaces for non-commercial, cultural, public use?

Client: Actors of Urban Change / Robert Bosch Stiftung