Latest Publications

Water-sensitive urban planning – How can heavy rain and storm water be better managed?

2023 - Results of the Connective Cities dialogue event from 6 to 8 December 2022 in Cologne in cooperation with Stadtentwässerungsbetriebe Köln (StEB Köln) and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)

Connective Cities

Cities Policy Responses

2020 - Tackling coronavirus (COVID‑19) - Contributing to a global effort


The 8 Principles of Sidewalks

2019 - Building more active cities

World Resources Institute (WRI)

Reclaiming the Streets of Fortaleza, Brazil

2019 - transport is dying - transport is thriving, sustainable transport issue 30

Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP)

International Evaluation of Public Policies for Electromobility in Urban Fleets


Projeto Sistemas de Propulsão Eficiente – PROMOB-e

Festivals as Integrative Sites Valuing Tangible and Intangible Heritage for Sustainable Development

2018 - Valuing Tangible and Intangible Heritage for Sustainable Development

JPI Heritage Plus and Mistra Urban Futures

BRICS Cities

2017 - Facts and analysis 2016

South African Cities Network

New Planning Culture in German Cities

2016 - Topics, Priorities and Processes

Darmstadt University of Technology in cooperation the German Association of Cities and the Federal Institute for Building, Urban and Environmental Research