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Research Report: Garden of the Metropolises

Research Report: Garden of the Metropolises

A mission statement - The research report tells about the many committed, creative actors and their ideas and alternatives for creating a healthy and natural space.

  • But who actually lives in the "Garden of the Metropolises"?
  • What qualities does the region offer?
  • What social and economic challenges do its actors have to face?
  • What social innovations promote the region and how can these be further developed?

Since 2015, these and many other questions have been addressed by a research group led by Prof. Andrea Gaube from the architecture course at the Faculty of Architecture and Design at Hochschule Wismar, University of Applied Sciences.

Subdivision of content:

Part I - Problem statement
Part II - Area of investigation alternative initiatives and enterprises
Part III - Area of investigation routes in the region
Part IV - Public Relations


  • Prof. Andrea Gaube
  • Rebecca Heypeter, M.Sc.Dipl.-Des. (FH)

Layout basis:

  • Prof. Hanka Polkehn


  • Dr. Eberhardt Blei
  • Prof. Andrea Gaube
  • Rebecca Heypeter, M.Sc.Dipl.-Des. (FH)
  • Katharina John, M.A.

Supported by:

  • Prof. Olaf Fippinger
  • Prof. Hanka. Polkehn
  • Andreas Willisch, Dipl.-Soz.
  • Jürgen Debold
  • Yvonne Rowoldt, Dipl.-Ing. (FH)
  • Schwerin Chamber of Industry and Commerce
  • Mittelstand 4.0


  • Netzwerk lokale Lebenskultur e.V., Association for Integrative Urban-Rural Development.
  • Faculty of Design at Wismar University of Applied Sciences


Publication date:
Wismar, October 2021

Nominal charge:
for the research report in hardcover with 205 pages
22,- Euro

This publication can be ordered directly from the project participants by e-mail, stating the title, number, your name and address.

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