TU BRAUNSCHWEIG

Prof. Dr. Vanessa Miriam Carlow
Head of Institute of Sustainable Urbanism ISU

Prof. Dr. Vanessa Miriam Carlow

T: +49 531 391-3537
F: +49 531 391-3534

M: isu@tu-braunschweig.de

Prof. Dr. Vanessa Miriam Carlow was appointed full professor at the TU Braunschweig in 2012, where she heads the Institute for Sustainable Urbanism (ISU).

She is a licensed architect and urban planner, and co-founder of COBE in Copenhagen with Dan Stubbergaard (2005) and COBE Berlin (2012), a practice focusing on architecture, urban planning, public space design, and research. Carlow studied architecture at TU Berlin and TU Delft (1995-2002). She holds a MA in Urban Management from Erasmus University Rotterdam, Copenhagen University, Ca Foscari Venice, Autonomous University Barcelona and Antwerp University (2004), and a PhD from the Center for Strategic Planning at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (2012).

In 2013, Carlow was appointed Member of the German Association of Architects (BDA) and auditor of the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB). Dr. Carlow has lectured and taught at universities worldwide, including Tsinghua University, Tongji University, Riseba Riga, Penn State University and Cornell University.

Carlow’s research explores sustainable land use patterns, urban form and practices, urban-rural relations, and participatory planning. Her professional work has garnered prestigious prizes, including the Golden Lion of the Venice Biennale (2006, Best National Pavilion), the MIPIM Award Cannes (2012), and the Golden Medal for the best of Copenhagen Buildings (2012).

Education

2005-2012

PhD: ”LIMITS. Space as a resource“, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Copenhagen, Centre for Strategic Planning, Supervisor: Prof. Jens Kvorning
2003-2004 MA Urban Management (Management of the European Metropolitan Region): ”The Future of Ports and Port Cities in the Baltic Sea Region“, Erasmus University Rotterdam, University Copenhagen, Ca Foscari Venice, Antwerpen University, Autonomous University Barcelona, Supervisor MA thesis: Prof. Dr. Christian Wichmann Matthiessen, Copenhagen University
2002 Diploma (Arch) TU Berlin: “London_Paris_Berlin: metropolitan.“ Supervisors: Prof. Kees Christiaanse and Prof. Nathalie de Vries (excellent, among the 30 percent best graduates of the year)
1995-2002 Studies of architecture and urban design at TU Berlin and TU Delft
1995 Abitur, Humboldt-Gymnasium Potsdam (very good, valedictorian)

Academic Trackrecord

2018 Appointment to TU Munich, Chair for Urban Design and Regional Planning, offer declined.
2017 Visiting Professor, Cornell University, Dept. Architecture Art Planning AAP, Ithaca, USA.
since 2015 Co-speaker of „Future City“ research cluster of TU Braunschweig.
2013 Visiting Professor, Stuckeman School of Architecture, Pennsylvania State University, USA.
since 2012 Full Professor, (W3) Head, Institute for Sustainable Urbanism (ISU), TU Braunschweig.
2011-2012 Guest Professor, ”Fundamentals of Architectural Design“, Riseba Riga, LV.
2009-2011 Assistant Professor, Chair for Architecture and Urban Design, Prof. Klaus Zillich, TU Berlin.
2011 Guest Critic, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.
2009 Guest Critic, Columbia University, New York, USA.
2007 Instructor, Rotterdam Academy for Architecture Summer School, NL.
2006-2010 Lectures at different universities worldwide, including Tsinghua University, Beijing, Tongji University Shanghai, Chongqing University, CN; Münster School of Architecture and others.

Professional Experience

2012 Founder of COBE Berlin GmbH
2005 Co-Founder of COBE (in Copenhagen, DK) with Dan Stubbergaard, since then independent architect
2003 Architect in employment, KCAP Kees Christiaanse Architects & Planners, Rotterdam, NL
2001 Internship, followed by employment, MVRDV, Rotterdam, NL
Several prizes in national and international urban design and architectural competitions. For further info: COBE Berlin

Publications (Selection)


Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Carlow VM. 2015. Space as a resource: West Berlin’s impossible sites. In: Sustainable Development and Planning. WIT Press/ Computational Mechanics, 251–261. Available from: doi.org/10.2495/SDP150211.


Carlow VM. 2014. Limits—Urban Density and Mobility Networks in West Berlin during the Period of Containment. Sustainability 6(10), 7452-7465. Available from: doi.org/10.3390/su6107452.



Books and Book Chapters (2014-2019)

Carlow VM, Schmidt V, Neumann D, Mumm O. 2019 (forthcoming). Projektakademie Ländlicher Raum – ein kooperativer, inter- und transdisziplinärer Ansatz in der Städtebaulehre. In: Kauffeld S, Othmer J (eds.). 2019 (forthcoming). Innovative Lehre. Heidelberg: Springer.

Carlow VM. 2018. Stadt für Alle. In: Pahl KA, Reuther I, Stubbe P, Tietz J (eds.). 2018. Potenzial Großsiedlung – Zukunftsbilder für die Neue Vahr. Berlin: Jovis, 118-133.

Carlow VM, Christiansen D, Rothfuchs K, Scheler C. 2018. Zukunftsbilder für die Neue Vahr. In: Pahl KA, Reuther I, Stubbe P, Tietz J (eds.). 2018. Potenzial Großsiedlung – Zukunftsbilder für die Neue Vahr. Berlin: Jovis, 80-83.

Carlow VM. 2017. The transformation of the London Green Belt - from Sanitary Scenery, Global City Infrastructure to Sustainable Landscape. In: Voigts E, Pleßke N. (eds.) 2017. Transforming Cities. Heidelberg: Winter a&e

Neumann D, Sedrez M, Carlow VM. 2016. Scenarios for sustainable development of the Lower Saxony. Metapolis. In: Schröder J, Carta M, Ferretti M, Lino B (eds.). 2016. Territories. Rural-Urban Strategies. Berlin: Jovis, 258-265.

Carlow VM, ISU (ed.). 2016. Ruralism. The Future of Villages and Small Towns in an Urbanizing World. Berlin: Jovis.

Carlow VM. 2016. LIMITS. Space as Resource. Berlin: Jovis.

Carlow VM, Hong YW. 2015. Adapting design tools to produce site-specific solutions: three Projects. In: Wang F, Prominski M (eds.). 2015. Urbanization and Locality: Strengthening Identity and Sustainability by Site-specific Planning and Design. Heidelberg: Springer Press, 359-383.

Carlow VM. 2014. From Greenbelt to Infrabelt – London’s Green Belt as a Model for Sustainable Landscape? In: Sörensen C, Liedtke K (eds.). 2014. Specifics – Discussing Landscape Architecture. Berlin: Jovis, 212-215.

Carlow VM. 2014. Zukunft Gestalten – Perspektiven der Stadt im 21. Jahrhundert. In: Wékel J (ed.). 2013. Beiträge zu einer ökologisch orientierten Moderne? Auf der Suche nach einer sozial gerechten, offenen und Ressourcen schonenden Gesellschaft. Almanach 2013/2014. Berlin: Deutsche Akademie für Städtebau und Landesplanung. 446-459.



Other Publications

Carlow VM. 2017. Perspektiven einer wissensbasierten, kooperativen und offenen Stadtentwicklungspolitik. In: Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR) im Bundesamt für Bauwesen und Raumordnung (BBR) (ed.). 2017. Stadt im Fokus – 10 Jahre Nationale Stadtentwicklungspolitik. Bonn: BBSR.

Carlow VM, Neumann D, Sedrez M, Mumm O. 2017. Exo Village, Peri Urb, and Meta Town: TOPOI of Settlement Types in the Metapolis. In: Steinführer A, et al. (eds.) 2017. Ruralgeo: New Rural Geographies in Europe. Braunschweig: Thünen Institut.

Bormann R, Carlow VM, Christmann A, Dangschat J, et al. 2016. Das Soziale Quartier – Quartierspolitik für Teilhabe, Zusammenhalt und Lebensqualität. (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Wirtschafts- und Sozialpolitik, (ed.) Berlin: FES.

Carlow VM, Hong YW. 2015. Growing a City for 1,000,000: Master Plan for the City between the Forest and the Ocean. Senegal. Urban Ecologies. Conference Proceedings. Toronto: OCAD University.

Carlow VM, Larsen S. 2014. P10. Arcostraße. In: Ring K (2014) Urban Living Berlin. Berlin Senat für Stadtentwicklung und Umwelt, 48-49.



ISU Appeareances in Media and Press (Selection)

• Digitale Stadt. Bauwelt vom 10.01.2019

• Gemeinsam stark: Siedlungsnetzwerke für ländliche Regionen. detail.de vom 17.12.2018

• Ausgezeichnete Lehre an der TU, Braunschweiger Zeitung 12.06.2018

• Mobilität in der Stadt: Welche Visionen brauchen wir für die Zukunft?, DLF Länderzeit, 04.04.2018

• Breaking the walls to liveable cities!, Falling Walls Conference Berlin. 2017, 09.11.2017

• Kleine Gemeinden - aktiv und nachhaltig, Ti! - Technologie-Informationen, 04.2017

• Was Braunschweig von Dessau lernen kann, Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, 07.03.2017

• Gestaltungsbeirat in Stuttgart. Fachleute machen ordentliche Ansagen. Stuttgarter Zeitung, 25.01.2017

• Ein Beirat der klaren Worte. Erste Sitzung des Gestaltungsbeirats in Stuttgart. Stuttgarter Nachrichten, 24.01.2017

• Stuttgarter Gestaltungsbeirat nimmt Arbeit auf. Ein vielversprechender Anfang. Stuttgarter Zeitung, 24.01.2017

• Die MINT-Probe. ARD alpha, Magazin Campus, 17.10.216. Available from: http://br.de/s/2ZMvm6q

• Alles schön und gut? An der Urania wurde über Chancen und Risiken des Wohnungsbaus diskutiert. Tagesspiegel Berlin, 28.09.2016

• Wie grüne Städte geplant werden. Westdeutsche Allgemeine WAZ, 19.04.2016

• Großstädtische Vision für Remlingen. Bei Wettbewerb für Wissenschafts-Campus gewinnt Entwurf aus Berlin/Hamburg, Asse nah dran, 11/2015

• Visionen für Urbane Strukturen, Neue Braunschweiger, 14.11.2015

• TU plant Stadt der Zukunft, Braunschweiger Zeitung, 13.11.2015. also published at: Helmstedter Nachrichten, Peiner Nachrichten, Wolfenbütteler Zeitung und Anzeiger, 13.11.2015

• Feldforschung Atommüll, Bauwelt 32-33.2015

• Schweinemast im Hochhaus. TU Braunschweig bringt ungewöhnliche Idee am Beispiel Samtgemeinde Bersenbrück ins Gespräch, Neue OZ Osnabrücker Zeitung, 25.08.2015

• Warum Radfahrer für jede Metropole ein Segen sind, WELT Online, 29.08.2015. Available from: www.welt.de/finanzen/immobilien/article145776454/

• Fahrrad first, Welt Online, 23.08.2015. Available from: www.welt.de/finanzen/article145519061/

• Zwischen Stadt und Land bestehen Abhängigkeiten, Braunschweiger Zeitung, 17.08.2015. also published at: Gifhorner Rundschau, 17.08.2015, Helmstedter Nachrichten, 17.08.2015, Peiner Nachrichten, 17.08.2015, Salzgitter-Zeitung, 17.08.2015, Wolfenbütteler Zeitung und Anzeiger, 17.08.2015, Wolfsburger Nachrichten, 17.08.2015

• Studierende entwickeln städtebauliche Idee für Vechelde, Peiner Allgemeine Zeitung, 12.08.2015

• Städtebau! - Eine Debatte um die Gestalt der Stadt, Stadtbauwelt-Gespräch 12.2015

• Neue Bauideen für Vechelde, Peiner Nachrichten, 30.07.2015

• Hildesheimer Straße als Erlebnisraum, Braunschweiger Zeitung, 29.07.2015

• Studenten präsentieren Ideen für Wolfshagen, Goslarische Zeitung, 24.07.2015

• TU-Stadtplaner begleiten städtebaulichen Ideen-Wettbewerb in der Region: Innovations- und Kompetenzcampus für die Asse, Wolfenbütteler Schaufenster, 15.07.2015

• Eine Sitzbank soll bei der Ideenfindung helfen, Wolfsburger Allgemeine, 13.07.2015

• Nette Bank - und sonst kaum Interesse, Isenhagener Kreisblatt, 13.07.2015

• Fördergeld für die Hauptstrasse?, Wolfsburger Allgemeine, 30.06.2015

• Star-Architekten und der Tunnel des Grauens am ZOB, Tagesspiegel Berlin, 26.06.2015

• Basis für ein Nachhaltigkeitsprojekt in Bersenbrück, Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, 29.05.2015

• Kreis startet Wettbewerb für neuen Campus, Braunschweiger Zeitung, 28.05.2015

• Hilfreicher Blick von Außen, Diepholzer Kreisblatt, 15.05.2015

• Projektakademie Ländlicher Raum, Diepholzer Kreisblatt, 15.05.2015

• Mobilität in den Städten, Braunschweiger Zeitung, 01.11.2014

• Wolfshäger Zukunftswerkstatt bastelt an vielen Ideen, Goslarische Zeitung, 25.10.2014

• Ideen für Bromer Hauptstrasse gesucht, Isenhagener Kreisblatt, 31.03.2014

• Junge Leute denken das Unmögliche, Wolfsburger Nachrichten, 14.03.2014

• Wege in die Zukunft für die Stadt der Moderne, Wolfsburger Blatt, 05.03.2014

• Institut für Städtebau interessiert sich für Brome, Wolfsburger Allgemeine, 16.01.2014


Research Projects (Selection)

Research Funding:
Open Public Competitive Research Projects, Ongoing

2019-2024 LEIBNIZ SCIENCE CAMPUS. Post Digital Participaton. Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research (GEI). Member of the Leibniz Association, Braunschweig (lead), German Maritime Museum – Leibniz Institute for Maritime History (Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum), Bremerhaven (DSM), Institute for Sustainable Urbanism (ISU), Technische Universität Braunschweig, Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences, Wolfenbüttel / Salzgitter (Ostfalia), Haus der Wissenschaft Braunschweig GmbH (HdW), Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (Knowledge Media Research Center), Tübingen (IWM)
2019-2024 EAST-CITIES Establishing and Achieving SustainabilityTargets in Eastern Chinese Cities. ISU (lead) with Institute for Building Services and Energy Design, Institute for Engineering Design, Institute of Geoecology, Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology, Institute of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, Institute of Transportation and Urban Engineering (all TU Braunschweig), L3S Research Center Leibniz University Hanover, College of Architecture & Urban Planning Tongji, UNEP TONGJI Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development, Department of Comprehensive Transportation Information, Department of Transportation Management Engineering (all Tongji University Shanghai) and Qingdao City, funded by Federal Ministry for Education and Research BMBF, framework „Sustainable Urban Regions“, PI
2019 International TechKNOWlogy Entrepreneurship Hub. Entrepreneurship Hub der Ostfalia Hochschule, der TU Braunschweig und der HBK Braunschweig (lead), Research Center for Digitalization, Informatics and Information Technology (TUBS.digital), Innovationsgesellschaft Technische Universität Braunschweig mbH (iTUBS), International Office TU Braunschweig, Institute for Sustainable Urbanism (ISU), Institute of Operating Systems and Computer Networks (IBR), Institute for Engineering Design (IK), Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF), Automotive Research Centre Lower Saxony (NFF), Aeronautics Research Centre Niedersachsen Lower Saxony (NFL), Open Hybrid LabFactory e.V. (OHLF), Technology Transfer Office TU Braunschweig. Funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)
2017-2019 SINGAPORE ISUrF-Hub Establishing a joined industrial symbiosis and urban factories-hub in Singapore. Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing and Life Cycle Engineering and ISU (both lead) with Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology and regional partners. Funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) in the framework of „Konzeptions- und Vorbereitungsmaßnahmen zur Etablierung gemeinsamer Forschungspräsenzen“ PI
2017-2020 Data4UrbanMobility: Data-based Mobility Services for the Future City (D4UM).  ISU with L3S / Leibniz University Hannover (lead), momatec GmbH, Hannoversche Informationstechnologien AöR, Projektionisten GmbH and Wolfsburg AG. Funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research BMBF, PI
2016-2021 OFFENE STADT: Theorien, Perspektiven, Instrumente. ISU (lead) with Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik Berlin (DiFU), TU Dortmund, Universität Bonn, KIT, Senat Chancellery Berlin (Department for Strategic Planning) and Senate for Urban Development and Housing Berlin. Funded by Robert Bosch Stiftung within the framework „Spielraum. Urbane Transformation gestalten.“ PI
2016-2020 METAPOLIS. Inter- and transdisciplinary platform for sustainable development for Lower Saxony. ISU and Institute for Geoecology, TU Braunschweig (both lead) with Institute for Social Sciences, Institute of Transport, Railway Construction and Operation, Institute for Building Services and Energy Design, Institute for Business Sciences, Chair for Information Systems (all TU Braunschweig), and Institute for Hydromechanics (Leibniz University Hannover) Funded by VW Vorab and the Ministry for Science and Culture Lower Saxony (MWK), PI and co-speaker
2017-2018 iSCOR. Eye-tracking Spatial Experience - Interdisciplinary Studio for Communicational and Observational Research.  ISU (lead) with Institute for Psychology, TU Braunschweig. Funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) in the framework of ”teach4TU“ and ”Transferprogram“ of TU Braunschweig, PI.

Research Funding:

Open Public Competitive Research Projects, Finalist

2017 (5 years)

Den Digitalen Wandel gestalten. Konzept für das Deutsche Internet Institut (DII). ISU with L3S Hannover (lead), Leibniz University Hannover, SOFI Göttingen, TU Braunschweig, University Göttingen, University Kassel, University Koblenz-Landau, PI

2017-2018

RELEEZE – RELease from coastal squEEZE. Understanding and preventing critical tipping points under future sea level rise. ISU with Institute for Geoecology (lead), TU Braunschweig, Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg. Funded as prototyping phase for submitting full proposal by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) in the framework of BioTip/Fona3. PI

2017-2018

AgroEcoSOS. AGROECOlogical solutions for Safe and fair Operating Spaces of agricultural systems in the urban-rural transition zone. ISU with Institute for Geoecology (lead), TU Braunschweig, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Thünen Institut (TI), UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig. Funded as prototyping phase for submitting full proposal by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) in the framework of „Agrarsysteme der Zukunft“. PI

Research Funding:
Open Public Competitive Research Projects, Completed

2016 TBILISI AVLABARI – Urban laboratory for a post-socialist city. An inter- and transdisciplinary project. ISU (lead) with Ilia State University Tbilisi, CAMPUS Tbilisi (Georgia), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Regional Office Southern Caucasus) and Goethe-Institut Georgia. Funded by the program ”Strengthening cooperation with civil society in the Eastern partnership“, German Ministry of Foreign Affairs Berlin through German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), PI
2016 URBAN TOOLBOX – An interactive platform for teaching urban design. Funded by the program ”in medias res“ in the framework of teach4TU of TU Braunschweig funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), PI
2015-2017 MAKING CITY: Fundamentals of Urban Design. bsMOOC. Massive Open Online Course (TU9-Alliance). ISU (lead) with Chair for Urban Design and Urbanization, TU Berlin. bsMOOC group with Institute for Engineering Design and Institute of Jet propulsion and Turbomachinery. Funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) in the framework of ”teach4TU“, PI
2015-2016 Data Mining - Data Mapping. ISU (lead) with Institute of Geoecology (IGÖ). Funded by ”Transfer program for innovative teaching concepts“ in the framework of teach4TU of TU Braunschweig funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), PI
2014-2015 SustainableCityGame. Digital Platform for Sustainability Scenarios in Lower Saxony.  Funded by the program ”in medias res“ in the framework of teach4TU of TU Braunschweig funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), PI
2014-2015 Academy of Rural Spaces. A Transdisciplinary Design studio. Funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) in the framework of ”teach4TU“ of TU Braunschweig, PI
2017-2018 Designing with Nature. Tools for interdisciplinary design with permaculture - in cooperation with Institute of Geoecology, funded by Ministry for Education and Culture Lower Saxony, PI

Academic Conferences Hosted by ISU

2018

ISU Talks #06: OPEN CITY FORUM. Research Group: Institut für Geoökologie (IGÖ), TU Dortmund, Deutsches Institutfür Urbanistik; Cooperation: City of Berlin; Funded by Robert Bosch Stiftung; Partners: TU Braunschweig, Alfred Herrhausen Foundation, Trialog, Berlin Science Week. PI.

2017 ISU Talks #05: FUTURE CITIES. Urbanism in a digitalizing world. Funded by Alfred Herrhausen Foundation, TU Braunschweig, Spanish Embassy, BS|Energy.
2016 ISU Talks #04: URBAN AFRICA. Funded by Alfred Herrhausen Foundation, Association for Promoting the Art of Building Lower Saxony, TU Braunschweig, and TU Braunschweig Student Association, PI.
2015 ISU Talks #03: RURALISM. The Future of Villages and Small Towns in an Urbanizing World. Funded by the Ministry for Science and Culture Lower Saxony (MWK), Alfred Herrhausen Foundation, Association for Promoting the Art of Building Lower Saxony, TU Braunschweig, and TU Braunschweig Student Association, PI
2014 ISU Talks #02: MOBILE CITIES. How Mobility improves People‘s Lifes. Funded by the Alfred Herrhausen Foundation, Wüstenrot Foundation, Wolfsburg AG, Metropolregion HannoverBraunschweigGöttingenWolfsburg, TU Braunschweig PI
2013 ISU Talks #01: THE HOUSING QUESTION. Funded by TU Braunschweig

Academic Courses, Seminars and Design Studios (2014-2019)

2018 Design with Nature. Tools for interdisciplinary design with permaculture. In cooperation with Institute of Geoecology, funded by Ministry for Education and Culture Lower Saxony, PI.
2017-2018 Magdeburg, Nachbarschaften von Morgen Urban design studio for BA (1st year) students in cooperation with the city of Magdeburg.
2017-2019 TBILISI. Urban laboratory for a post-socialist city II. ISU (lead) with Ilia State University Tbilisi and regional partners. Funded by the program ”ERASMUS+ KA107“, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). PI.
2017-2018 iSCOR. Eye-tracking Spatial Experience - Interdisciplinary Studio for Communicational and Observational Research.  In cooperation with Institute for Psychology. Awarded with LehrLEO-Award 2018, Award for good teaching practice by TU Braunschweig. Funded by TU Braunschweig in the framework of ”Transferprogram“, PI.
2017 Building Better Cities. Cornell University, MA class as guest Professor at Cornell University.
2017 Urban Transformation, São Paulo. International urban design studio in cooperation with UNICAMP, Prof. Gabriela Celani.
2017 Braunschweig Nonfiction. Urban Participation and Intervention Workshop, in cooperation with BüroHallo Dessau. 
2015-2017

MAKING CITY. bsMOOCs. Massive Open Online Course (TU9 -Alliance). ISU (lead) in cooperation with Chair for Urban Design and Urbanization, TU Berlin. Nominated for LehrLEO-Award 2017, Award for good teaching practice by TU Braunschweig; funded by BMBF.

2016-2017

Between Cotton, Platte and Smoke. Cooperative urban design studio for BA (1st year) in cooperation with the city of Leipzig.

2016

Impossible Sites. International Summer School at AEDES Campus in cooperation with IDAS (Prof. Almut Grüntuch-Ernst and Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Prof. Dr. Victor Andrade, funded by DAAD.

2015-2016

Mittenmang. (De)Coding Hamburg in Brandshof. Urban design studio for BA students (1st/2nd year) in cooperation with the Authority for Urban Development and Habitation (BSW), supported by HafenCity University (HCU) and HafenCity GmbH.

2015-2016

Pupils. Eye Tracking Spatial Experiences. Research seminar, funded by German Ministry for Education and Research.

2015-2016

Data Mining Data Mapping. Inter- and transdisciplinary research seminar in cooperation with Institute of Geoecology Funded by ”Transfer program for innovative teaching concepts“ in the framework of teach4TU of TU  Braunschweig funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), PI.

2015

MLK: 100 Kilometer.  1.000.000 People. An research-based urban design studio for BA students (Thesis, 3rd year) in cooperation with the Association of German Architects (BDA) and LUH, Prof. Dr. Martin Prominski.

2015-2016

Sustainable City Tools. Design seminar introducing new instruments and methods for integrated urban development and design; in cooperation with German Sustainble Building Council (DGNB).

2014-2015

Academy of Rural Spaces. Urban design studio in the framework of the program teach4TU of TU Braunschweig, funded by BMBF, in cooperation with five municipalities.

2014-2015

From Restricted Area to New Center. A cooperative urban design project for BA (2nd year) in cooperation with the city of Rostock.

2014

The Gowanus Challenge: Brooklyn, New York. Cooperative urban design studio for MA-level students, in cooperation with David Briggs of Gowanus by Design, EPA New York, excursion funded by DAAD.

2014

Design to Build: Bookcase at Nibelungenplatz. Design to built workshop with students in cooperation with public housing corporation Nibelungen Wohnbau GmbH, Nibelungen School, Lebenshilfe Braunschweig GmbH, and citizen association Pro Siegfried e.V., Funded by Nibelungen Wohnbau.

2014

The 10th condition of Riga. Upgrading the city’s microrayons. Cooperative urban project for master-level students in cooperation with the Office of the City Architect, Riga, and the Riseba University Riga.

2013-2014

Of Betongold and Schrottimmobilien. Assessing the impact of global markets on a northern German town. Cooperative urban design studio (Master thesis) in cooperation with the Department of Urban Planning in Bremerhaven. Funded by the City of Bremerhaven.

2013-2014

An Impossible Site – 100% gun free. Cooperative urban design studio for BA (3rd year) with the City Architect, Senator for Environment, Building and Transport Bremen. Funded by City of Bremen.

Memberships in Scientific and Public Committees

2019- Board member and speaker of the research center ”Future City“, TU Braunschweig
2019- Member of the Committee for Tourism, City of Berlin
2016- Member of the Design Committee, City of Stuttgart (Gestaltungsbeirat)
2017-2018 Member of Scientific Committee ”Housing“ of Berlin
(Fachbeirat Wohnraumversorgung des Landes Berlin, A.ö.R)
2016-2018 Member of Scientific Committee ”100% Climate Neutral Region Braunschweig“
2015-2016 Member of Scientific Committee ”Social Quarters“ Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
2015-2018 Co-speaker of the research center ”Future City“, TU Braunschweig
2013-2017 Head of the Tenants‘ Council Petriplatz of Public Housing Corporation WBM, Berlin
2012-2018 Head of the Design Committee, City of Braunschweig (Gestaltungsbeirat)
2012-2016 Member of the Scientific Council Berlin Senate Department for Urban Development and the
Environment, Senator Michael Müller
2009- Member of the several Juries for architecture and urban design competitions

Other Memberships

2015- Member ”Flussbad Berlin e.V.“
2015-2018 Member ”Architekturverein Berlin e.V.“
2014 Appointed Auditor of the German Sustainable Building Council Bauen (DGNB)
2013 Appointed to the Association of German Architects‘(Bund Deutscher Architekten, BDA)
2012 Member Danish Architects‘ Association (Akademisk Arkitektforening, MAA)
2012 Member Berlin Architect Chamber, AKB

Awards (Selection)

2019 Nominated for LehrLEO-Award 2019, Award for good teaching practice awarded by TU Braunschweig for ”Entwerfen mit der Natur: Werkzeuge für interdisziplinäres Arbeiten mit Permakultur”
2018 LehrLEO-Award 2018, Award for good teaching practice by TU Braunschweig for ”iSCOR - Interdisciplinary Studio for Communicational and Observational Research”
2017 Nominated for LehrLEO-Award 2017, Award for good teaching practice awarded by TU Braunschweig for ”MAKING CITIES. bsmoocs”
2014-2015 Fellow Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation
2012 MIPIM Award - Best Refurbished Building (Library Copenhagen Nordvest)
2011 ”Hovestadens Forskønnelses Pris“, Award for the best public building in the City of Copenhagen (Library Copenhagen Nordvest)
2010 Visiting Architect, Travel Scholarship of the Danish Arts Foundation (Statens Kunstfond)
2008 Designpulje: Award for ”considerable contributions to Danish Architecture“, awarded by the Danish Minister for Culture (Statens Kunstfond)
2006 Golden Lion, Best Pavillon, 10th Architecture Biennale Venice
2005 Phd Scholarship Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Copenhagen
2001 Heinz-Knobloch-Travel Scholarship

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