As part of the BUA's "Grand Challenge Social Cohesion" initiative, the three-part trialogue series "Social Cohesion" was held in late summer and autumn 2022. The focus was on the transdisciplinary exchange of six BUA Exploration Projects on Social Cohesion with stakeholders from Berlin's urban society.
Duisburg-Hochfeld, once characterised by heavy industry, is a prototype for areas in the Ruhr region affected by structural change. A municipal development advisory board advises on ways to improve the quality of life for residents in the neighbourhood.
A municipal development council plays a key role in shaping climate protection measures in the Meinersen joint municipality in Lower Saxony. This participatory framework aims to make the development process transparent, strengthen the legitimacy of the measures developed locally and promote civic engagement.
There is a prominent brownfield site in the centre of Cottbus that was recently acquired by the city. A municipal development advisory board brings together various stakeholders to draw up recommendations for the future use of this site for the city council.
The city of Weißwasser is facing major changes over the next few years: the centralised supply of lignite will come to an end from 2029. A municipal development advisory board is currently discussing how the town can sustainably adapt to the new times. Social, ecological and economic criteria play a role here. After all, the quality of life in the city also determines [...]