Urban development can no longer do without participation. Merely fostering transparency in our work and communicating information to the public does not hold up. Participation is about new models for the collective production of space.
Hamburg! Before the final jury decision is made on 3 April, the urban planning and landscape designs for the Grasbrook will be presented to the public by the planning teams on 2 April for the last time. Come by!WEBSITE
Since November 2019, the first visions for a new urban quarter have been developed with the help of urban development test designs. At the interim presentation on 14.02. there were insights into the current status and interesting dialogues with the teams!WEBSITE
Traffic turnaround concrete! We are pleased that after the temporary conversion of the car park on the Schützenmatte on the edge of Bern's old town, we are now able to accompany the long-term redesign!Project Website
After a 4-month dialogue procedure, we presented together with David Chipperfield Architects and LK Argus on 17.01. three urban planning variants for the new building of the Central and Regional Library (ZLB) at Blücherplatz. WEBSITE
A liveable urban quarter is to be created in Hafen-Ost in the future. Together with you, we discussed the goals, criteria and approaches to sustainable urban development in three events. More Information
The final designs of the commissioned landscape architects for the redesign of Steintorplatz were presented to the public and discussed in the Old Town Hall on 21.01. The next day the jury decided...THE RESULT
Berlin has been growing dynamically for about ten years. On 20 November 2019, the Senator for Urban Development and Housing invited to the city forum "RaumStrategie! Shaping change and setting spatial priorities" at the EnergieForum. MORE...
What will Magdeburg's city centre look like in the future? The framework plan developed jointly with the Magdeburger*innen is intended to further develop existing qualities and secure the future of the city centre as an urban centre.WEBSITE
How can people participate in the development of their neighbourhoods and cities? As part of the Menschenvernetzer*innen interview series, Theresa Kalmer talked about formats and processes to strengthen the community.READ IT!
Together with anschlaege.de we conceived the participation procedure Alte Münze, in which recommendations for the further use of the former mint as an art and creative location were worked out. The documentation of the process and the results are now published in a brochure!DOWNLOAD
What does the future of trade look like? In an interview, Cordelia Polinna talks about the crisis of shopping malls and the possibilities for rebuilding them. Enjoy reading!READ IT!
How do we shape Berlin in solidarity? Against this question das Stadtforum discussed on 23.09.2019 an urban development for the benefit of all. MORE...
Commissioned by BMZ and GIZ, Urban Catalyst developed an explanatory film together with Lukas Thiele. The film shows the possibilities of an integrated approach for the successful implementation of Agenda 2030 in cities and urban regions.PLAY!
How to cope with restricted space and increasing numbers of inhabitants in cities? Cordelia Polinna spoke in Deutschlandfunk about the city of the future, land use and control tools.READ IT!
Urban Catalyst designed an extensive participation process in the competition procedure "Königsufer - Neustädter Markt" in Dresden.MORE
In August 2019, the Deichtorhallen were transformed into a design workshop for the future of Hamburg's main thoroughfares. Urban Catalyst took part as bureau, Cordelia Polinna was member of the advisory board!MORE...
During this year's CanActions Festival Klaus Overmeyer spoke about our projects and visions. Furthermore, he led a two-hour boat trip through the city. In advance, he talked to the makers of the festival.READ IT!