Marius Töpfer worked on the projects Building a Propostion for Future Activities in research, teaching and practice. He studied carpentry before acquiring his Degree in architecture (B.A.) and graduated with M.Sc. in Urban Design.. Currently he works in different constellations in the field of alternative planning processes. He conducts children’s courses, exploring perceptions of the city and is part of the FABRIC team, which aims to develop a 15.000 sq.m. site by combining democratic urban planning with artistic means. He understands planning not as top down process but rather as a platform.