Hannes Langguth is a research associate and doctoral candidate at the Habitat Unit, Department of International Urbanism and Design at Technische Universität Berlin. He works at the intersection of urban-regional theory, planning and sociology. His research interests lie in the areas of extended urbanisation processes and rural-urban transformation; social movements and their impact on urban-regional development; and participatory urban-regional planning and politics. Hannes is co-founder of studioetcetera, an office for research and practice in strategic urban and regional development based in Berlin. He studied Architecture and Urban Planning at the Technische Universität Braunschweig and the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.

↗ habitatunit.de
↗ urbanruralassembly.com
↗ academia.edu
↗ nylonberlin.org
↗ studioetcetera.org
↗ herrbergskirchen.org
↗ hausdoeschnitz.de

 


Research


Technische Universität Berlin

Research Associate & Project Manager
2019 - 2024, BMBF
Urban-Rural Assembly (URA): Strategic tools for integrated territorial planning enhancing urban-rural integration and circular economies in the Huangyan-Taizhou region, China



Technische Universität Berlin

Doctoral Candidate
2020 - ongoing
The spatial politics of global interdependency: Large-scale corporate investments and small town development in Eastern Germany (Working Title)




Practice


studioetcetera
Co-founder
2018 - ongoing

Haus Döschnitz e.V.
Co-founder & board member
2020 - ongoing




Education


T
echnische Universität Berlin
2019 - ongoing
PhD Urban-Regional Planning

Technische Universität Braunschweig
2006 - 2013
Dipl.-Ing. Architecture & Urban Planning

Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
2009 - 2010
Architecture & Urban Planning


Publications


Article, 2021
︎︎︎ Shifting Grounds: Chinese Corporate Investments in Rural Thuringia and the Expanded Reproduction of Capital after Western Hegemony, trans, (#38) Reproduction, Zürich: gta-Verlag, pp. 107-112.

Edited Issue, 2020
︎︎︎ Interfaces, URA Periodical, Issue 01, Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin. (with Xiaoxue Gao, Ava Lynam, Philipp Misselwitz)

Edited Issue, 2019 
︎︎︎ Time as infrastructure: For an analysis of contemporary urbanization, City, Vol. 23, 4-5. (with Natalia Besedovsky, Fritz-Julius Grafe, Hanna Hilbrandt)

Book Contribution, 2018
︎︎︎ Zwischen Entfremdung und Resonanz: Anmerkungen zur Grundlage kooperativer Formen rurbaner Landschaftsentwicklung am Beispiel der alpinen Region Vallagarina, In: Langner S./Frölich-Kulik M. (Eds) Rurbane Landschaften, Perspektiven des Ruralen in einer urbanisierten Welt (pp. 341–360). Bielefeld: transcript Verlag.

Article, 2017
“后乡村城镇化”与乡村振兴——当代德国乡村规划探索及对中国的启示 Post-Rural Urbanization and Rural Revitalization: Can China Learn from New Planning Approaches in Contemporary Germany?, In: City Planning Review, 11:111-119. (with Huang Huang, Yang Guiqing, Philipp Misselwitz)

Article, 2017
Post-Rural Futures in an Urbanising World? Re-Approaching Decentralised Urbanism in Alpine Regions through the Lens of Community Economies. In: MONU (#26) Decentralised Urbanism, Rotterdam. (with Brave New Alps)

Article, 2015
︎︎︎ ‘Make-Shift-Urbanismus‘ in den Zeiten einer ‚Absoluten Gegenwart‘? Auf den Spuren städtischer Praktiken um das Ostkreuz in Berlin. In: suburban . zeitschrift für kritische stadtforschung, 3:111-124. (with Nina Gribat, Mario Schulze)

Article, 2015
‘Make City’ in Times of an ‘Absolute Present’? Exploring alternative urban practices at Ostkreuz, Berlin. In: MONU (#23) Participatory Urbanism, Rotterdam. (with Nina Gribat, Mario Schulze)




Interviews & Project Feature

Interview, 2019
︎︎︎ In der Her(r)bergskirche zu Gast. In: STADTLAND. IBA Magazin #5. 46-49.

Feature, 2019
︎︎︎ RE:EDEN. Neue Denk- und Handlungsräume. In: re:form e. V. (ed) (2019) Re:Eden Neue Blicke auf die älteste Reformsiedlung Deutschlands. Berlin: Jovis Verlag. 124-127. (with Nina Pawlicki, Team DIS+KO)

Feature, 2019
︎︎︎ Her(r)bergskirchen: Building Reuse Culture. Heritage Resources Reinvigorated. In: Francesca Ferguson, MAKE_SHIFT (ed.) (2019) Make City A Compendium of Urban Alternatives (Stadt anders machen). Berlin: Jovis Verlag, 324-325.

Interview, 2017
︎︎︎ Practices of Commoning. A Conversation with Markus Bader, Rosario Talevi, Merve Bedir, Bianca Elzenbaumer, Fabio Franz, Hannes Langguth.
In: Aßmann K. et al. (Eds.) (2017) Explorations in Urban Practice - Urban School Ruhr Series. Barcelona: dpr-barcelona.




Lectures (Selection)

2021/05
Kleinstadtentwicklung im globalen Gefüge chinesischer Direktinvestitionen (FDIs): Das Fallbeispiel Arnstadt in Südthüringen, Klein(e)Stadt ganz groß?, Interdisziplinäres Symposium zur Kleinstadtforschung HCKF, Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg.

2021/05
Aktive Regionalentwicklung im Thüringer Wald. Das Beispiel HER(R)BERGSKIRCHEN, Die Räumlichen Dimensionen der Digitalisierung, ÖREK-Partnerschaft im Rahmend des Österreichischen Raumentwicklungskonzepts, Online Fachveranstaltung.

2019/09
Everyday Utopias. Kooperative Zukunftsgestaltung im Thüringer Wald, Die Zukunft auf dem Land. Imaginationen und Narrationen futuristischer Entwicklungen, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg & Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Eiermannbau Apolda.


2019/03
Post-Rural Urbanities: A Comparative Study of (Innovative) Socio-Spatial Practices in Urbanised Hinterlands across Germany and China, Planetary Urbanization and Architectural Research, Workshop, Manchester Urban Institute, The University of Manchester (UK).

2018/08
Urban-Rural Assembly. The Interconnected City in Germany and China. Sino-German Workshop on Urbanization and Urban Development. Center for Cultural Studies on Science and Technology in China (CCST), TU Berlin.

2018/02
Urban-Rural Assembly: Kooperative Formen post-ruraler Entwicklung im Kontext globaler Urbanisierungsprozesse, Konstruieren, Analysieren, Gestalten: Ländliche Räume zwischen Theorie, Empirie und Praxis, Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises 'Ländlicher Raum', Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel.

2017/06
Kooperative Formen post-ruraler (Re)Organisation: Zur Zukunft der alpinen Region Vallagarina im Kontext globaler Urbanisierungsprozesse, Rurbane Landschaften – Perspektiven des Ruralen in einer urbanisierten Welt, Symposium, Bauhaus Universität, Weimar.

2015/11
Post-Rural Urbanization in Eastern Germany - The Case Study Thuringia. Sino-Germany Rural Settlements Sustainable Development, Huangyan Symposium, Huangyan, Taizhou City (China).


2015/10
The role of self-organisation within regional development: Cases from post-rural Thuringia, The Horizontal Metropolis: A Radical Project, International PhD Symposia, EPFL – Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne (Switzerland).

2015/08 
Post-Ruralism? Towards a new understanding of ‚peripheral‘ urbanisation processes and emerging socio-spatial practices in remote and marginalised regions of Eastern Germany, Winners and losers: Why are the effects of regional policy so different?, International PhD Symposia, Czech Technical University, Prague (Czech Republic).

2015/06
Re-thinking sub-regional identities through self-organisation: Cases from post-rural Thuringia, Polycentric City Regions in Transformation – The Agglomeration Ruhr in international Perspective, International Conference, Panel II: Two Scale Urbanism, Zeche Zollverein, Essen.





City Walks



2018/04
Contemporary Architectural and Urban Development in Berlin-Kreuzberg and the Legacy of 1968, 16th Annual NYLON Conference, jointly organised by NYLON Network members from New York City (NYU), London (LSE & Goldsmith's) and Berlin (Humboldt-Universität). (with Christian Haid) 2016/05 Berlin’s Contemporary Urban Development in the Face of (Post)Democracy: The Case Park am Gleisdreieck, International Conference: Common Room – Architecture, Democracy and Emotions since 1945, organised by Max Planck Institute of Human Development, Berlin.

2015/06
Stadträumliche und Architektonische Praktiken der Absoluten Gegenwart. Eine Spurensuch rund um das Ostkreuz, Absolute Gegenwart, Event Series, Engagierte Wissenschaften e.V. in collaboration with Institut für Zukunft Leipzig, ://about blank, Berlin. (with Nina Gribat and Mario Schulze)




Teaching



SS 2018
Re:Form - Eden; Architecture, Urban Design, Town and Regional Planning master's course, NBL & Habitat Unit, TU Berlin (with Nina Pawlicki, Matt Crabbe, Sebastian Latz)

WS 2017/2018 
Diagnose 1968-2018; Architecture, Urban Design, Town and Regional Planning master's course, Habitat Unit, TU Berlin (together with Christian Haid)

WS 2016/2017
Studio Rural+ / Alpine Commons; Architecture, Urban Design, Town and Regional Planning master's course, Habitat Unit, TU Berlin (together with Brave New Alps)

WS 2015/2016
Studio Rural+ / Chinese Villages Revisited; Architecture, Urban Design, Town and Regional Planning master's course, Habitat Unit, TU Berlin 

SS 2015
Studio Rural+ / Scenarios for urbanised landscapes beyond the city; Architecture, Urban Design, Town and Regional Planning master's course, Habitat Unit, TU Berlin 

WS 2014/2015
Studio Rural+ / Re-thinking regional identities in the Free State of Thuringia; Architecture, Urban Design, Town and Regional Planning master's course, Habitat Unit, TU Berlin 

SS 2014
Studio Rural+ / Off the Grid. An artist refuge in post-rural Thailand; Architecture, Urban Design, Town and Regional Planning master's course, Habitat Unit, TU Berlin 

SS 2013
Dreams of Beyond: Revisiting the urban periphery of Berlin; Architecture, Urban Design, Town and Regional Planning master's course, Habitat Unit, TU Berlin


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