Lectures

OUT NOW: Urban Design Methods Integrated Urban Research Tools

Urban Design Methods is a manual for reconciling contemporary approaches with increasingly complex demands in the shaping of urban living spaces. Architects and landscape architects, as well as…

KVV WS 2020/21

Dear students, the course catalogue for the winter term is finally out and you can download it here KVV_WINTER_2020/21   Make sure to carefully read all instructions on…

Student assistant position from October 2020 !

The Habitat Unit is looking for a student assistant to help with the organisation of the Dual Degree Master from October 2020! Applications until August 6, 2020  

KVV SS2020

Dear students, the course catalogue for the summer semester is finally out and you can download it here KVV_SUMMER_2020   Make sure to carefully read all instructions on…

Important Information: Covid-19 Online teaching in the summer semester 2020

© Alissa Eckert, MS, Dan Higgins, MAM

Regarding the current situation of COVID-19 TU Berlin has decided to start the summer semester on the 20th of April with online teaching. To stay informed regularly check…

KVV UD WS 19/20

Updated! Download here the course catalogue for the winter term 2019/20!!     http://www.urban-design.tu-berlin.de/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/191021_KVV_UDMA-komprimiert.pdf

Introduction Urban Design

We invite all the Urban Design students starting their studies in the winter term 2019-20 to join the Introduction Day: WHEN:  Monday, October 7th @ 2pm WHERE:  A053…

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…

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-…

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…

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