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Narratives in urban development Type: News Date: 16 August 2022

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.

Spatial structure and importance of the airport landscape in Germany Type: News Date: 25 July 2022

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.

Implementing the 2030 Agenda locally through urban development Type: News Date: 19 July 2022

Project started: When implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), municipalities also participate with self-analyses (Voluntary Local Reviews - VLRs). Which data, indicators and locally recognised guiding principles are suitable as a basis for this?

Resilience and built heritage Type: Research Project

The research project will examine how existing integrated approaches in the fields of risk and heritage management in European cities can be strengthened in future. It will also research the extent to which relevant strategies and processes can be applied at the …

The research project will examine how existing integrated approaches in the fields of risk and heritage management in European cities can be strengthened in future. It will also research the extent to which relevant strategies and processes can be applied at the municipal level in Germany, thus establishing coordinated procedures.

Small-scale trends in urban rental housing markets Type: News Date: 23 June 2022

Publication (in German): This current analysis of small-scale data on the rental housing markets in the IRB cities shows how diverse urban rental housing markets in Germany are.

Mobilisation of private owners for urban development and housing construction Type: News Date: 08 June 2022

Project completed: Private owners should be encouraged to adopt management behaviour that is congruent with federal policy goals. What formats and offers are needed to get as many private owners as possible involved in housing and urban development?

Mobilisation of private owners for urban development and housing construction
Type: Research Project

The goal of the federal authorities is to encourage private apartment owners to adopt management and investment behaviour which coincides with political objectives, thereby involving owners in the urban development processes. The research project examined the formats …

The goal of the federal authorities is to encourage private apartment owners to adopt management and investment behaviour which coincides with political objectives, thereby involving owners in the urban development processes. The research project examined the formats and offers used to address individual owners and the housing and urban development objectives to which they are directed.

Increase in trading of rental housing portfolios in 2021 Type: News Date: 24 May 2022

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.

Model building procedure for new residential buildings Type: Research Project

With the model building procedure, the GEG provides for a simplified verification procedure for certain residential buildings. The expert opinion defines the requirements under material law as well as the necessary characteristic values for the issuing of energy …

With the model building procedure, the GEG provides for a simplified verification procedure for certain residential buildings. The expert opinion defines the requirements under material law as well as the necessary characteristic values for the issuing of energy performance certificates.

International departmental research alliance between the BBSR and the NIUA Type: Specialist article Date: 16 April 2021

The BBSR and the National Institute of Urban Affairs (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 …

The BBSR and the National Institute of Urban Affairs (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.

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