We solve complex tasks and analyze new developments in economic and urban development in interdisciplinary teams. Many years of European cooperation in science, research institutions and ministries strengthen our performance.

Bastian Lange

Bastian Lange, Dr. phil., private docent at the University of Leipzig. From 2011-12, he has been Professor at the Humboldt University Berlin, since April 2018 at the University of Vechta. He teaches regional and economic geography. He spearheads Multiplicities-Berlin. Since more than 15 years he supports politics, corporate companies and creative scenes in Europe toward sustainable futures.

Mai Anh Ha

Mai Anh Ha studied Geography at FU Berlin and UvA, Amsterdam. Her primary research interests are topics on critical urbanism. She is interested in participatory processes and informal appropriation of space. Mai Anh Ha supports the EU-funded project "Urban Manufacturing".

Melanie Fasche

Melanie Fasche, Dr. rer. pol., holds a doctorate in urban and regional economics from HCU Hamburg. Between 2013 and 2016 she conducted research at the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. She has been back in Berlin since 2017, following processes and activities around the art market, the start-up economy and its impact on urban development.

Hanna Buntz

Hanna Buntz studies Urban Geographies (M.A.) at the HU Berlin, she finished her bachelor degrees in urban planning, economies and romance studies in Kassel and Lille. She gained working experiences in international relations on Madagaskar. Hanna Buntz works in the BMUB-Project „Zukunft? Jugend fragen! Eine umwelt- und stadtpolitische Agenda der Zukunft“.

Valentin Domann

Valentin Domann has studied urban geography and regional studies in Berlin (Humboldt-University) and Irvine (University of California). His research focusses on semiotics in public space, spatial re-configurations, urban modes of in- and exclusion and new modes of working. Valentin Domann works in the BMBF-funded project Cowerk.

Malte Bergmann

Malte Bergmann obtains a diploma in sociology and is specializing in urban studies. His research is devoted to the question of how "communities" form in today's complex urban societies. Malte deals with issues of co-development of bottom-up processes.

Partners

Belius specializes in content, value and community-driven space strategies in urban and rural areas (A. Krüger, Berlin)
Birmingham City University, Institute for Creative Innovation (Dr. Steve Harding)
The Clubcommission Berlin e.V. is the network for club culture
Innovation lab and think tank, initiated by Egelhof, Gebhardt, Hentschel, Inpolis Urbanism and Lange
The Creative Footprint is a non-profit initiative that measures and indexes live music space
Fraunhofer UMSICHT develops applied and industrial process engineering (J. Bertling)
University of Applied Sciences Berlin (Prof. Dr. V. Wohlgemuth)
German Society for design theory and design research. Non-profit association and network of designers in Germany
The Dortmund-based European Center for Creative Economy, promoting creative industries in the Ruhr region
City development project on revitalising the abandoned river channel in the historical heart of Berlin Mitte
Research organisation of the University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen, Bocholt, Recklinghausen
Office for city and regional development, based in Berlin (Prof. Dr. A. Kalandides)
Scientific institute on practice-oriented sustainability research (U. Petschow/M.Gossen/G. Scholl)
Berlin-based festival which brings together architecture, culture and design on city planning
Berlin based platform on urban planning, new media art and IT (Susa Pop)
Independent research network and think tank (Prof. Dr. F.X. Vaujany, Dauphine Université, Paris).
Berlin based company, connecting fashion brands with garment manufacturers, service providers and fabric mills
Platform for digital culture, collaborative economy & new modes of working, Berlin (Ela Kagel)
Centre and service agency of Mannheim’s start-up ecosystem
Joint project about urban infrastructure and a city with mix-use functions, BMBF-funded (Dr. S. Gärtner, IAT)
Research and design consultancy combining culture, city and lifestyle, based in Offenbach
Office for spatial development and transformation processes in Berlin (Prof. K. Overmeyer / Dr. C. Polinna)
Knowledge-based development strategies and integrated approaches for cities and regions (Prof. Dr. W. van Winden)
Independent think tank and design agency, Berlin (Holm Friebe)