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.

11 Search results

Implementing the Territorial Agenda 2030 – local pilot actions and transfer of results at national and European level Type: Research Project

The EU Territorial Agenda 2030 is a political framework agreement of the EU member states on the key objectives of spatial development in Europe. Under the German EU Council Presidency, the EU ministers responsible for spatial planning adopted this document on 1 …

Programme: MORO Status: Ongoing Started: Seit July 2020

Housing Policies in the European Union Type: Research Project

Housing policy is a central field of action for all member states of the European Union. The manifestation is the product of an individual historical evolutionary path, local market structures as well as the national legal framework and funding-policy measures. In …

Programme: ExWoSt Status: Ongoing Started: Seit January 2018

Assisting Research on Urban Development – Knowledge Transfer on Joint Urban Development Granting 2014 Type: Research Project

The design and conception as a learning programme is a success factor for Joint Urban Development Granting. Three regional workshops in 2014, addressing following different subjects: "Billing of comprehensive urban development measures", "Assisting Information and …

Programme: General Departmental Research Status: Ongoing Started: Seit December 2013

Evaluation of requirements on energy conservation for the "EnEV" and for "KfW" funding in light of rising energy prices Type: Research Project

This report provides essential base material for the update of the German Energy Saving Ordinance (EnEV 2009), especially in relation to the new level of requirements. The current energy requirements for buildings were checked in the light of recent changes in the …

Programme: Future Building Status: Ongoing Started: Seit ??????

Monitoring of calculation-methods used for non-residential buildings within the scope of the German Energy Saving Ordinance 2007 (EnEV 2007) Type: Research Project

This research project aimed at checking the verification methods of the Energy Saving Ordinance 2007 (EnEV 2007) within the scope of the monitoring of specific non-residential buildings using the calculation methods of DIN V 18599 (German standard).

Programme: Future Building Status: Ongoing Started: Seit ??????

CC-LandStraD subproject: settlement and land.use scenarios 2030 – towards a climate-optimised settlements development in Germany Type: Research Project

How can land use in Germany contribute to mitigate climate change in the face of changes in the framework conditions? This is the central question of the project "CC-LandStraD - interdependencies between land use and climate change - strategies for a sustainable land …

Programme: General Departmental Research Status: Ongoing Started: Seit ??????

CC-LandStraD subproject: Settlement and land-use scenarios 2030 – Towards a climate-optimised settlements development in Germany Type: Research Project

How can land-use in Germany contribute to mitigate climate change in the face of changes in the framework conditions? This is the central question of the project "CC-LandStraD – interdependencies between land-use and climate change – strategies for a sustainable …

Status: Ongoing Started: Seit ??????

Urban Strategies for Adapting to Climate Change (StadtKlimaExWoSt) Type: Research Project

Both, causes and consequences of climate change mainly affect urban areas and must therefore be examined. Climate change increases the already extensive urban heat islands. The built-up environment, i.e. buildings and infrastructures, neighbourhoods and whole cities, …

Programme: ExWoSt Status: Ongoing Started: Seit February 2010

Spatial Development Strategies for Climate Change Type: Research Project

The Demonstration Project of Spatial Planning (MORO) Spatial Development Strategies for Climate Change ("KlimaMoro") aims at fostering regional mitigation and adaptation strategies by means of application and advancement of spatial planning instruments. Eight model …

Programme: MORO Status: Ongoing Started: Seit ??????

Preliminary studies for a spatial adaption strategy in a changing climate Type: Research Project

There is a growing consensus that spatial planning on regional as well as local level has an important role in addressing climate change and its effects. To foster the reflection of climate change in regional planning a research agenda for Demonstration Projects of …

Programme: MORO Status: Ongoing Started: Seit ??????

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