What effects is the pandemic having on areas in metropolitan regions?


Forba GmbH Vienna

Project period

April 2022 — June 2022


Benchmarking Report

Working method

Analysis of secondary data



Our expertise

Urban and spatial development


FORBA GmbH Vienna



Fast food - Slow food
Fast food - Slow food

Post-pandemic spaces – scopes, requirements and conversion potentials

On behalf of FORBA GmbH in Vienna, we point out post-pandemic space requirements. It requests research- and secondary data-based information on any quantitative spatial and area-related changes. The international perspectives analysed relate to European metropolitan regions and establish structural and comparative references to Vienna. Forba is supporting the City of Vienna with a future assessment of expected spatial requirements as part of a specialised study for the preparation of STEP35 – Urban Development Plan 2035.

We show which spaces will be relevant in cities in the future and how they can be conceptualised. For the DIFU in Berlin, Dr Bastian Lange will show on 13 June 2022 how culturally shaped and appropriated third places are able to break through planning routines and initiate productive impulses in cities.

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