Project description

in view of a positive external migration balance over the years, a continuously increasing number of inhabitants as well as a noticeable rise in rental and housing prices, the extent and spatial structure of an appropriate density of the city is once again being discussed in Berlin. in view of the current population forecasts, the question arose as to which densities should and can be realised in which locations in the future. evaluation criteria include the quality of life in the city, the desired structural character as well as the avoidance of over- and under-utilisation of the existing infrastructures. the inventory of the current density(ies) in Berlin included correspondingly different functional densities: buildings, living, working, tourism. to clarify the question, the urban density of Berlin was compared with the densities in other German and European metropolises. Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, London and Vienna were selected as comparison cities. the study is predominantly

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internal project / not public


2015 – 2016


Big Data

Data analysis

Urban development


Comparison of cities