Project completed: The award-winning practical examples show how municipalities use their urban green to positively influence the urban climate and reduce the negative effects of extreme weather. The urban green concepts are presented in five video portraits.
Publication (in German): Lignite mining activities in Germany have led to the displacement of more than 400 villages and over 130.000 affected villagers. The paper focuses on the perspectives of people who have experienced resettlements to derive social consequences and opportunities of those processes.
Publication (in German): Recently a certain longing for living outside the big cities has surfaced. The explanation needs more than to refer to the pandemic. A research project has developed an index to measure the attractiveness of cities in order to give the yearning a rational ground.
Publication (in German): Urban development funding aims to make subsidized areas attractive places to live. Survey results reveal differences in satisfaction levels between subsidized and non-subsidized areas. The funding targets areas with greater challenges, enabling municipalities to make targeted improvements.
Project completed: Sufficiency can make a significant contribution to climate protection and other sustainability goals in the building sector. To this end, the project identified approaches, quantified potential savings and described proposals for policy instruments.
Project completed: The project identified challenges and strategies for success of integrated urban development concepts. A practice-oriented handbook summarises the analysed strategies and successful practical examples.
28 April 2023Document type:
Publication (in German): In the year 2022, the trading volume on the market with existing housing portfolios dropped notably. In addition to that, the number of sales transactions remained on a low level.
Two and a half years ago, the Territorial Agenda 2030 was adopted – it is now time for a first stocktaking of Pilot Action results. The conference will provide a review on the implementation of the TA2030 so far and an outlook on further implementation.
Publication (in German): The annual report illustrates how the Competence Centre for Regional Development Cottbus as part of the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development supports Germany's process of phasing-out coal with academic expertise and pracitical advice.
Project updated: The BBSR is implementing one of the six Europe-wide pilot actions of the Territorial Agenda 2030. A new publication shows how the resilience approach can be useful for regional development.
27 March 2023Document type:
Publication (in German): The BBSR offers every year a compact overview of the development of the construction industry. For the first time since 2013, construction volume fell by 2% in real terms last year.
Publication (in German): State-wide and regional spatial structure plans are regularly updated. The Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR) monitors this development via its Regional Spatial Structure Plan Monitor (ROPLAMO).
Publication (in German): The BBSR publishes a report on the Urban Development Support programme every two years. This first report deals with the transition of the programme to a new structure. The authors also take a look at future main topics and tasks.
Publication (in German): The new Atlas of Urban and Regional Development by the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR) focuses on the spatial effects of COVID-19. Maps and graphs offer a multifaceted overview of regional differences in living conditions.
Publication (in German): What are the most important challenges facing the real estate market? This publication summarizes the experiential know-how of real estate experts gained from the annual survey of the "BBSR Real Estate Market Expert Panel".
Publication (in German): This publication presents the results of a scientific survey, which interviewed private home-ownership. The results are combined with forecasts on the development of per-capita living space, ownership rates and the developement of the number of households.
Publication (in German): I the first half-year 2022, the trading volume on the market with existing housing portfolios dropped off. In addition to that, the number of sales transactions remained on a low level.
Publication (in German): In the context of adequately equal living conditions the dynamics of regional convergence processes are of great importance. The analysis shows the convergence of German regions between 2005 and 2020.
Publication (in German): What are narratives? What role do they play in the context of urban development? And how can they be meaningfully analyzed? This publication treats the relevance of narratives and sets out how they shape planning concepts as well as theoretical discourses.
Publication (in German): The air traffic infrastructure and the efficient connection to air traffic are relevant for securing the international competitiveness of the economy and the quality of life in Germany. The 23 main airports form the backbone for the transport of passengers and air freight.
Publication (in German): In the year 2021, the trading volume on the market with existing housing portfolios increased significantly. This is due to one extensive corporate takeover in the fall of 2021. By contrast, the number of sales transactions has remained on the same level as in the previous years.
Publication (in German): The lignite mining regions in Germany are in an early phase of their transformation towards a sustainable energy supply. One and a half year after the Strucutral Strengthening Act came into force, the first government measures in the lignite phase-out regions will be reflected.
Publication (in German): Construction volume in Germany recovered last year's losses due to the Corona crisis - In particular the finish trades enjoyed tremendous growth rates over the previous years. Positive growth is furthermore estimated for all construction sectors in 2022.