The Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning

Research projects

The Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR) supports federal politics with its projects. The projects deal with current issues of spatial planning, urban development as well as building and housing. They reveal the need for political action and provide scientifically sound bases with which political instruments and measures can be further developed.

You can find an overview of current and completed research projects on this page. You can use the search function to search for specific topics using key words.

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Reducing the Mass Flow Rate in the Treatment of Contaminated Soil with Regard to the Closed Substance Cycle and Waste Management Act Type: Research Project

Sustainable remediation entails the use of both ecologically effective and cost-effective technology. This project evaluated possible methods, using as an example former armaments sites contaminated with the explosive TNT.Project duration: July 1999 - March 2001

Programme: General Departmental Research Status: Completed Project duration: July 1999 – March 2001

VISION PLANET - Developing Perspectives and Strategies of Spatial Planning Policy for the CADSES within a Planning Network Type: Research Project

The economic transformation process and the increasing European integration of the countries of Central and South-Eastern Europe have impacts on spatial structures and trends. In the framework of the project measures were developed to involve regions in the European …

Programme: MORO Status: Completed Project duration: January 1998 – January 2000

Model Projects for Territorial Impact Assessment in the Alpine Region Type: Research Project

In an accompanying examination of the territorial impact of major construction projects in three alpine countries, this study investigated how decision-making processes can be designed more effectively and how widespread acceptance can be gained from the populace …

Programme: MORO Status: Completed Project duration: December 1998 – June 2000

Inner city arterial roads - show cases and also problem areas for the housing market and the urban development Type: Research Project

The project provides a systematic overview of the nationwide urban planning and real estate problems and solutions in connection with "inner city arterial roads". For this purpose, relevant problems, fields of action, policy approaches as well as selected good practices …

Programme: ExWoSt Status: Completed Project duration: January 2011 – May 2013

Preliminary study (inventory) curriculum of public services Type: Research Project

A comprehensive catalogue was createted that includes contact details and further information about eligible institutions and experts. These are possibilities for a curriculum of public services. Project duration: November 2012 – May 2013

Programme: MORO Status: Completed Project duration: November 2012 – May 2013

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