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Condo Windows At Dark Night (refer to: Number of single households will continue to rise until 2040)
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Implementing the Territorial Agenda 2030

Project updated: In the context of the pilot action “a future for lagging regions” supported as part of the Territorial Agenda 2030, three German regions and three regions of other European member states are supported in securing services of general interest.

Date: 04 May 2021 Document type: Research Project

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: 16 April 2021 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: 16 April 2021 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: 16 March 2021 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: 16 March 2021 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 |

Housing and property markets in Germany 2020

BBSR-Analysen KOMPAKT Issue 08/2021 |

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


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