Urban development

Current challenges of urban development cannot be solved unilaterally. The participation of politics and administration, the private sector, civil society organizations and not least researchers are needed to identify viable solutions for good urban development. The Trialogs as specific instrument of the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform reflects a variety of perspectives and opens the possibility to exchange opinions and assess options for action in a confidential atmosphere.

Currently, the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform carries out transdisciplinary Trialogs on mobility, migration, housing and tourism together with the Technical University of Berlin in the transdisciplinary project “New Urban Agenda Berlin” (2018-2020), supported by the LOTTO foundation. The project takes up pressing questions for Berlin’s urban development: How do we imagine modern concepts for urban mobility? Which chances and risks contain migration? How to react on problems in the housing market? Which tourism does it take for Berlin? Having these issues in mind, the Technical University of Berlin has identified urban development as a future-oriented research area and opens up for city society actors: Transdisciplinary research intend the interplay of science and practitioners, from defining problems to finding solutions. Transdisciplinary Trialogs take up the opportunities of mutual knowledge transfer to shape urbanism in a positive way.

With a first Trialog series on urban development “City in motion: future infrastructures” (2016) the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform and the Technical University of Berlin successfully established the instrument of transdisciplinary Trialogs. The following Trialog series “Participation in housing construction” (2017) resulted in the introduction of guidelines for Berlin’s housing cooperatives, which include the variety of perspectives of the urban society.

Dr. Melanie Kryst
Lead: Dr. Melanie Kryst

Transdisciplinary Trialogs: "New Urban Agenda" (2018-2010)

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Our former activities

Trialog series "Participation in housing construction"

Trialog series in cooperation with Berlin’s municipal housing companies to find widely accepted solutions for participation in the expanding city.

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Trialog series "City in motion: future infrastructures"

Trialog series with urban society actors from Berlin and researchers for the purpose of developing transdisciplinary research questions and project ideas.

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Library Trialogs on urban development

Events Trialogs on urban development

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