OECC is a spatial innovation consultancy headquartered in Munich. For almost 20 years, we have been advising national and international companies from industry, the service sector, research and the public sector on how to optimise their impact and secure their future. Our starting point is the interdependency we have identified between the core factors of People, Places, Processes & Culture.

We know how these core factors interact and how specific adjustments can ensure sustainable economic success for our clients.


We believe that the world is a better place when people can live freely, self-determined and in harmony. We also apply this maxim to the world of business, because working time is also living time.

By harmony we mean the coherent interaction of the core factors People, Places, Processes & Culture. When these core factors are in harmony with each other, something very special is created that can bring about social sustainability.

Our goal at OECC is to develop the preconditions for such developments in order to move our world in this direction.

Our solution approach

We believe that the world is a better place when people can live and work freely and self-determined in harmony.
By harmony we mean the coherent interaction of the core factors People, Places, Processes & Culture. If these core factors are in harmony with each other, there is a sustainable increase in innovation, productivity and efficiency. By aligning with future markets and social changes, your future sovereignty is achieved. This coherent harmony is different in every company and makes up its special DNA.

Our secret of success

We are convinced that the optimal alignment of the four core factors People, Places, Processes & Culture can lead to future security and effectiveness in companies.


Your employees are the central impact factors in the company. Cooperation and adaptability are the key to sustainable impact optimization. The more technical companies become, the more people become the decisive differentiation factor.

"The self-determined acting employee is in Zufunkt the key to success."


Your places and spaces give your company strength and support. Suitable spaces are effective enablers and fundamentally support the company. Flexible and efficient buildings and locations are important foundations for meeting future pressure to change.

"The more digital working environments become, the more important physical meeting places are."


Your processes determine the flow and speed of your business. High pressure to change in the market and customer require faster reaction. Communication and interaction at the right interfaces is the catalyst for success.

"Frictionless communication and robust interfaces will be future success factors."


Your corporate culture is what defines you. Only a strong community enables you to master new challenges quickly and successfully. Protection, exchange and meaning must be actively lived.

"A perceptible corporate culture will become a decisive retention factor for employees and customers."


OECC was founded in 2005 by Tobias Ossenberg-Engels in Munich.
The starting point was his driving curiosity to find out what actually triggers specific spatial arrangements in architecture and urban development. He acquired the foundations for this through his architectural studies at the TU Braunschweig and ETH Zurich as well as his teaching and research activities at the Institute for Urban Design at the TUBS.

After self-employment and management positions in international architectural offices and consulting firms, he founded OECC in Munich in 2005 in order to shape the knowledge and experience he had gained into a new consulting approach. The core is the realization that all spatial phenomena can always be explained by a few, but very important factors. This insight can be applied to all scales from city to interior, from private, business and public areas.

From this he developed a series of impact models with which one thing became possible: To explain and parameterize phenomena such as "urbanity", "communication networks" or "impact power". His aim was to be able to confront the architectural "mind-belly problem" with new means.

From 2010 onwards, the People, Places, Processes & Culture model developed from this, together with the psychological element of "priming", a comprehensive impact model was created, from which the current consulting approach of OECC is partly fed.

The other part is the sociological component of participation and the complex didactic Montessori approach of "making affected people participants" and "being able to grasp things". The ongoing studies show the unwavering curiosity that extends to the whole OECC team and has led to the significant widening and deepening of the range of advice.

With a number of over 20 validated explanatory models and nearly 20 proprietary benchmark studies, a solid foundation has been established to better understand the impact relationship between human requirements and built solutions.

The knowledge of these cause-effect relationships and the constant integration in the consulting processes is the special foundation of OECC.