SWOT analysis for Halle 14 at the Baumwollspinnerei [Leipzig]

As part of the EU program ”SECOND CHANCE. From industrial use to creative impulses” the Halle 14 e.V. became a partner to 8 other actors from 5 European cities. In the frame if this project, the potential revitalization of former industrial buildings or areas by means of art and culture was examined. To ensure sustainable and long-term conversion, a SWOT analysis was carried out for each location.

For the analysis of Halle 14 at the Baumwollspinnerei, extensive data research as well as semi-structured interviews with selected experts from the cultural sector,  non-profit organizations and various networks were conducted. The main topics were:

  • Examination of the art space and the current usage of it
  • Classification in the overall urban context with a focus on the cultural and creative environment
  • Comparison of the strengths and weaknesses of the location and analysis of its current usage concept
  • Identification of opportunities and risks of the further development of Halle 14 within the urban cultural environment as well as the cultural and creative industries

Commissioned by: Halle 14 e.V.
Cooperation partner: urban management systems (u.m.s.) GmbH
Period: 2010