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Based on current trends in inner city development, consequences for old and new uses of buildings, spaces and places are shown: In order to maintain lively and attractive (city) centres, transformation strategies are needed that essentially include a new multifunctional mix of uses through the establishment of complementary, frequency-generating uses in addition to retail. The public spaces are to be upgraded with non-commercial amenity qualities in order to promote the identification of the local community with “their” centre. This includes public facilities such as day-care centres, gastronomy, facilities for leisure and health, co-working spaces, crafts as well as housing in central locations. It is time for a new perspective on architecture and the real estate industry.