Research


Technische Universität Berlin

2019 - 2024, BMBF
Urban-Rural Assembly (URA)


Technische Universität Berlin

2018 - ongoing, PhD research
Chinese Global Investment and its Transformative Impact on Everyday Trans-Local Socio-Spatial Practices in the Hinterland of Germany and China: A Comparative and Multi-Sited Ethnography




Practice


studioetcetera
Co-founder
2018 - ongoing




Education


T
echnische Universität Berlin
2018 - 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


Special Feature, 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.

Paper, 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)

Paper, 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)

Paper, 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)

Paper, 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 Features

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


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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