How can Neckarstadt-West in Mannheim be further developed in line with demand?


Cultural urban development Mannheim

Project period

March 2018 — July 2018


Design for neighbourhood development

Working method

Process design, interviews, workshop


Strategy paper

Our expertise

Neighbourhood and spatial development


City of Mannheim



Uncover Werkraum, Presentation
Uncover Werkraum, Presentation

Mannheim: Co-Create your Kiez!

Multiplicities hosted the “Neckarstadt-West Urban Innovation Lab: Co-create your Kiez!” as part of the Uncover design festival. Together with Mannheim residents and guests from Heilbronn and North Rhine-Westphalia, observations and moods about the situation in Neckarstadt-West were developed on two consecutive days using film, audio, photography and text.

Through the design thinking process and the direct view into the neighbourhood, the participants in the lab provided food for thought and ideas for potential changes in Neckarstadt-West. The implementation of the participants’ ideas was based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Thanks to the diversity of participants in the workspace, it was possible to find a multifaceted range of thought-provoking impulses that could contribute to obtaining a multidimensional view of the potential of Neckarstadt-West.

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