Award Urban Design Studio – Friends of the TU Berlin Preis für vorbildliche Lehre

On the 8th of October, the Urban Design Studio (Prof Stollmann, Prof. Misselwitz, Katharina Hagg and Aine Ryan) was awarded the price for outstanding teaching (1.500€), donated by…

The Rhetoric and Challenges of the New Urban Agenda in African Cities An African Perspective

The New Urban Agenda (NUA) is the outcome document agreed upon at the Habitat III cities conference in Quito, Ecuador, in October 2016. It seeks to guide the…

Red Sea All-Inclusive

Tourism is one principal economic sector for Egypt. The Red Sea coast with its sandy beaches and appealing coral reefs accounts for more than 60 per cent of…

Tempohomes

Seit 2014 hat die sogenannte “Flüchtlingskrise” in Deutschland zu einer Vielfalt von praktischen Lernversuchen von Stadtverwaltungen und der Zivilgesellschaft geführt, um die Handlungs- und Verwaltungskrise auf kommunaler und…

Atlas of Digital Fragments

Digitalization and urbanization are deeply intertwined. Yet, the impact of digitalization in shaping urban transformation is highly contested. A frequent concern voiced by critics is the reliance of…

For what it’s worth II The Great Transformation

By 2050, 70% of the world’s population is likely to live in city-like concentrations. Our climate will have radically changed and natural resources will have dramatically depleted. Digitalisation…

INTRO UD 18

INTRODUCTION URBAN DESIGN 2018/19 October 8, 2018 2p.m. A053   We wish you all a good start!

Chinafrika. under construction

Africa is referred to as the last major growth region in the world. By 2050, the current population of nearly one billion people could almost double, and more…

Die Nachwachsende Stadt – Governing Transformation

Architects and planners are increasingly confronted with new challenges: Fossil energy resources as well as non-renewable materials are on the decline, the effects of climate change and pollution…

Taibat Lawanson Exploring Alternative Urbanisms for Lagos, Nigeria

Cities are shaped by multiple interests, often acting in pursuit of conflicting visions. In Lagos, there is a wide disconnect between the developmental policy thrust of government and…

Asef Bayat Street Politics in the Arab Revolutions

After completing his B.A. in Poli- tics from the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences in Tehran, he received his Ph.D. in Social Sciences from the University of…

Marie Huchzermeyer Interrogating the New Urban Agenda from the perspective of pressing urban realities in Sub-Saharan Africa

The New Urban Agenda adopted in Quito in October 2016 was the culmination of extensive negotiations among member countries of the UN and of lobbying by the non-…

Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca: edited by Undine Giseke

Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca edited by Undine Giseke Maria Gerster-Bentaya, Frank Helten, Matthias Kraume, Dieter Scherer, Guido Spars, Fouad Amraoui, Abdelaziz…

10TH ANNIVERSARY MASTER URBAN DESIGN TU Berlin

The Master’s Program in Urban Design at the TU Berlin was the first of its kind to be implemented in Germany. The four institutes of Architecture, Landscape Architecture,…

Out There. Landscape Architecture on Global Terrain Architekturmuseum der TU München

Exhibition opening on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7 p.m. Curators: Undine Giseke, regine Keller, Jörg Rekittke, Antje Stokman, Christian Werthman Architekturmuseum der TU München http://www.architekturmuseum.de/home/ http://www.hatjecantz.de/suchergebnisse-624-0.html?q=drau%C3%9Fen

Space Oddity Raumtheorie nach dem Spatial Turn

Revised version of Prof. Dr. Martina Löw’s inaugural lecture, held on July 9th 2014. Follow the link.   (fig: Milchstraße, Thüringen, Ansgar Koreng,  CC BY-SA 3.0 (DE), https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9a/Milchstra%C3%9Fe%2C_Th%C3%BCringen%2C_151002%2C_ako.jpg)

International Doctoral College Spatial Research Lab

The International Doctoral College is open to excellently qualified candidates from a wide range of spatially relevant disciplines who would like to engage in an intensive, academically creative…

The Sociology of Space Materiality, Social Structures, and Action

In this book, the author develops a relational concept of space that encompasses social structure, the material world of objects and bodies, and the symbolic dimension of the…

Star Architecture Repositioning Small and Medium Sized Cities

Notable cityscapes are always punctuated by built iconic landmarks. In fact, many cities’ visual identity is predicated on having such architectural icons. We tend to take their symbolic…

Studio Rural+ / Alpine Commons Midterm Review

In case you are interested in the progress of our current Design Studio “Studio Rural+ / Alpine Commons” all of you are warmly invited to join our upcoming…

10. anniversary Master Urban Design

The Master’s Program in Urban Design at the TU Berlin was the first of its kind to be implemented in Germany. The four institutes of Architecture, Landscape Architecture,…

Vincent Möller Community Led Development and Design in Times of Climate Change

Two factors in particular make informal settlements particularly vulnerable to climate change: high built density, which amplifies the heat-island-effect during hot summer days, and the lack of household…