Capital Region Berlin-Brandenburg

Gemeinsame Landesplanungsabteilung Berlin-Brandenburg
Joint Spatial Planning Department Berlin-Brandenburg

Henning-von-Tresckow-Straße 2-8
14467 Potsdam

D-14 467

Image: Gemeinsame Landesplanungsabteilung Berlin-Brandenburg

Primary METREX contacts

Dr. Ulrike Assig
Planner
Horst Sauer
Head of Unit GL 2 European Spatial Development

Major projects

  • Further implementation of joint activities and projects on the basis of the “Model Capital Region Berlin-Brandenburg” (2006)

  • New Joint spatial planning plan of the Capital Region Berlin-Brandenburg

  • Updating of the Common Structural Concept for the Area Surrounding BER-Airport

  • Implementation of the TEN-T

  • Cooperation of the partners from the capital region in the “Urban Node Platform Berlin-Brandenburg”

  • i2030 – Joint infrastructure railroad strategy for the Capital Region Berlin-Brandenburg for a sustainable commuter traffic, agreed by Berlin, Brandenburg and the Deutsche Bahn AG

  • Initiatives for Growth and Regional Development within the Scandria® (Scandinavian-Adriatic) – Development-Corridor; implementation of the Scandria®Alliance (thematic focus on clean fuels, multimodal transport, cross-border infrastructure and digitalization)

  • GZK 2030 – Implementation of the Common Future Vision for the German-Polish Interaction Area Horizon 2020 within Berlin-Brandenburg

  • Membership within the German network of European metropolitan regions (“Initiativkreis Europäischer Metropolregionen in Deutschland“ (IKM))

Planning issues

  • Spatial Planning and sustainable development for the Capital Region Berlin-Brandenburg with more than 6 million inhabitants on an area of 30.500 sq km

  • Limiting land-use of outer zones in order to develop a sustainable land-use

  • Sustainable land-use for renewable energies (e.g. wind power) in order to tackle climate change and support the transition towards a low carbon economy

  • Further development of Berlin’s settlement star in order to develop a sustainable urban-rural management within the Capital Region Berlin-Brandenburg

  • To adopt demographic change by adjusting public services and infrastructure

  • To ensure the integration into the European transport networks

  • Implement innovative solutions (e.g. clean flues, multi modal transport) for the urban-node Berlin-Brandenburg

  • Structural change in Lusatia through brown-coal planning and redevelopment plans