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

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)

Photo: Creative Commons

GLAMMONS EU Horizon 2020 Project

The GLAMMONS project aims to provide answers to the post-pandemic challenges of galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMS). At the core is the question of how the experiencd knowledge of community-led GLAMs can be transferred to more "established" and traditional cultural institutions.

Client: Horizon 2020 (Project partner Inpolis Urbanism GmbH)

Photo: Bastian Lange

Feasibility study for a creative quarter in Rostock

The subject of the study is the evaluation of possible locations for a new creative quarter in the Hanseatic City of Rostock. An evaluation basis is made for five given location alternatives that are available for selection. The results propose a justified preferred variant to the city council.

Client: Urban development of the city of Rostock