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.
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
Hamburg! On January, 25th the planning teams present their urban development and open space planning concepts to the public in a workshop. Citizens will have the opportunity to talk directly to the planning teams and provide feedback for further processing. Come along!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...
As part of a global exhibition project, Urban Catalyst formulated a letter with ideas for a sustainable Berlin worth living in. 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!