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Atlas for the Territorial Agenda 2030

A new atlas of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community illustrates the development of the regions in Europe.

Map: Population development in local authorities in Europe (refer to: Atlas for the Territorial Agenda 2030)
BBSR/ESPON

Multi-level monitoring of urban development

Multi-level monitoring of urban development is not yet institutionalised across-the-board as required by some guidelines. Its function is to inform all levels involved, to formulate goals and to define work steps by way of a compatible and harmonised data language.

Date: 2021.04.16 Document type: Specialist article

International departmental research alliance between the BBSR and the NIUA

The BBSR and the NIUA in New Delhi, India, have been cooperating in the field of applied urban and spatial research since 2018. Together they want to better understand the challenges in both countries and develop solutions for cities and city regions.

Date: 2021.04.16 Document type: Specialist article

Climate resilient urban regeneration

Project completed: The project focused on successful approaches of cooperation and communication supporting climate adaptation in urban planning processes. The resulting web-based "Toolbox Climate adaptation in urban development" supports and encourages local stakeholders and employees.

Date: 2021.03.16 Document type: Research Project

"Regional Landscaping"

Project completed: The "Regional Landscaping" demonstration project served to sound out control instruments addressing the landscape transformation in five model regions. The results meeting served to discuss good approaches to reinforcing the concerns of the environmental asset of landscape.

Date: 2021.03.16 Document type: Research Project

Expansion of municipal property portfolios through construction and acquisition as a housing policy

Project completed: In the context of this research project, funded under the Experimental Housing and Urban Development (ExWoSt) programme, in-depth investigations have been made in 20 case study cities between 2017 an 2020.

Date: 2021.03.12 Document type: Research Project

Housing Policies in the European Union

Project updated: Against the backdrop of the German EU Council Presidency in 2020, the BBSR conducted a comparative research project on housing policies in the European Union. The project provides a comprehensive overview of the different programmatic approaches and characteristics of national housing policies.

Date: 2021.02.25 Document type: Research Project

The urban dimension in the EU structural policy 2014-2020

Project completed: The project analysed the promotion of the urban dimension in the Structural Funding period 2014-2020 on the basis of all operational programmes in Germany. On this basis, the project team worked out guidelines for the subsequent 2021-2027 funding period.

Date: 2021.02.24 Document type: Research Project

Evaluation of the 2016 housing benefit reform

Project completed: The study has analysed the development of housing benefit (Wohngeld) in the period 2009 to 2015 and presents the resulting need for reform (including ex ante expectations). An ex post impact analysis of the 2016 housing benefit reform was also conducted.

Date: 2021.02.05 Document type: Research Project

Our topics

Settlement in a wine-growing region (refer to: Spatial development)
View of the city of Bonn on the Rhine (refer to: Urban centres and regions)
Residential houses under construction (refer to: Building)
View of a clean modern residential complex (refer to: Housing and real estate)
a man is operating a futuristic digital interface (refer to: Digitisation)
People have a barbecue party outdoors (refer to: Society)
clean energy power plant on a lake with wind turbines and solar panels (refer to: Energy, climate and the environment)
car and bicycle traffic in a city (refer to: Transport and mobility)

Current publications

Multi-Level Analysis of Urban and Spatial Development

original title: Stadtentwicklung beobachten, messen und umsetzen

Informationen zur Raumentwicklung (IzR) Issue 1/2021 |

5 Years of Educational Buildings conformant with the Efficiency House Plus Standard

Insights from the Accompanying Research

Individual publication

German Small Town Academy – Pilot Phase

Empowerment of Small Towns through collaboration, consulting and networking

Individual publication

Research News

Research News Issue No. 2/2020 |

Discussion Forum on Spatial Development

Spatial development policy for a just and green Europe: "The Territorial Agenda 2030"

MORO Informationen Issue Issue 14/9 |

The urban dimension in the EU Cohesion Policy in Germany

EU Funding Period 2014–2020

Individual publication

Atlas for the Territorial Agenda 2030

Maps on European Territorial Development

Individual publication

India, Germany and Europe

A Spatial Perspective at SDG 11 on Sustainable Cities and Communities

BBSR-Analysen KOMPAKT Issue 15/2020 |

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