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12/2016 TRAVELING CONFERENCE /// CHN > PHL > KR



I am very proud of being part of the BMBF funded Traveling Conference as member of the KIT delegation. The conference aims to reduce boundaries between Asia and Europe and emphasizes knowledge transfer in the field of sustainable urban development and urban mobility. The conference will take place end of February 2017 with event venues in Beijing, Manila and Seoul.


07/2016 Guest Critic - TU Darmstadt
I am invited as guest critic at the Urban Design Studio "DiverCity – Transforming the Innercity of Jo'burg through better Public Spaces" at the Technical University of Darmstadt | EUS . The critic will take place on the 20th of July 2016. website of EUS


07/2016 Urban Voids - Presentation at the KIT
We will present the results of the international workshop "Seoul Living Lab" at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology on the 19th of July at 7pm. The presentations are public and address students and professionals likewise.
For more information please visit the website of Urban Voids


05/2016 I have the honour to serve as juror for the 4th Earth Architecture Competition.
Nka Foundation launched its next competition - Design a School for Ghana. Beside David Cole / Director of Building Trust International, Cristiane H. SIMÓ / Professor of Architecture at SENAC, Ericka Alfaro Cortez, Inna Strokous, and I, as representative of Raumgeschichten e.V., are part of the international jury. competition website


04/2016 Raumgeschichten e.V. has its own website now! www.raumgeschichten.org


02/2016 Urban Voids - Research Project

I am invited to participate in the international expert workshop "Seoul Living Lab" in Seoul - South Korea. The interdisciplinary workshop will take place in April 2016 and will deal with the urban transformation of the cit district Sangdo 4. website of Urban Voids


02/2016 Guest Critic - TU Darmstadt
I am invited as guest critic at the Urban Design Studio „Designing Urban Expansion (Greater Noida, India)“ at the Technical University of Darmstadt | EUS . The critic will take place at the 10th of February 2016. website of EUS


01/2016 Public Participation - Schlieren CH
For AS&P we are organizing the second public participation workshop in Schlieren Switzerland.
The city is currently updating their urban development concept.The workshop will take place at the 23rd of January. website of the municipality


11/2015 Parkstadt Süd - for AS&P
Even if the city of Cologne isn’t following our recommendation, this cooperative design and participation process is worth to share: visit Bauwelt or visit competition line


11/2015 Guest Critic - TU Darmstadt
I am invited as guest critic at the Urban Design Studio „Designing Urban Expansion (Greater Noida, India)“ at the Technical University of Darmstadt | EUS . The critic will take place at the 25th of November 2015.


09/2015 Public Participation - Schlieren CH
For AS&P we are organizing a public participation workshop in Schlieren Switzerland.
The city is currently updating their urban development concept.The workshop will take place at the 29th of September. website of the municipality


09/2015 Nkɔsoɔ House - WORKSHOP FINISHED | Raumgeschichten e.V.
Documentation of our workshop in Ghana is coming soon. In the meanwhile please visit our
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05/2015 Nkɔsoɔ House - FOLLOW US
Workshop preparation are at full blast. Follow us on Facebook or visit our new Blog.


01/2015 Nkɔsoɔ House - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS


13/01/2015 I am invited as guest critic to the international urban design studio at KU-Leuven in Brussels, Belgium.


12/2014 Abseits+ received special mention for their Urban Theatre in the competition of M-Arch.


10/2014 Raumgeschichten received Certificate of Recognition for their One's Habitat in the Mud House Design Competition 2014 from Nka Foundation.


10/2013 HouseR - CALL FOR SUGGESTIONS
Madagascar is a country with its own culture and its own traditions. Even the building sector is very specific. We would like to invite you to share your experiences and advices with us. HouseR is a non-profit project, which wants to give some new incentives to the local architecture and strengthening vernacular approaches as well as climate adaptation.



NEWS TIMELINE

I am invited giving a guest lecture at the KU-Leuven, Belgium's largest university. Topic will be the North-Korean city Kaesong with its unique conditions and potentials. The lecture will take place at the 30th of September 2014.

UN-Habitat launched the "Global Urban Lectures" to whom I contributed some grafic works. Enjoy! click here

I am invited as guest critic at the Urban Design Studio "Durban ReMix" at the TU-Darmstadt. The critic will take place at the 28th of May 2014.

The results of our Indian-Lab are finally available online. For more information click here.

Currently I am working in the project offices of Coop Himmelb(l)au and Albert Speer and Partners, constructing the new European Central Bank – ECB while reusing the former Grossmarkthalle from the famous architect Martin Elsässer. Hereby the eastern part of Frankfurt gets highly upgraded while on a larger scale Frankfurt becomes, beside Brussels, Strasbourg and Luxembourg, one of the European Capitals. SEE MORE

North Korea's historic border city of Kaesong - my proposed capital of the reunited Korean peninsula - was added to UNESCO's World Heritage List! SEE MORE

I need your vote! The so called Campus Masters is a competition for graduation works organized by Baunetz and Bauwelt. I am participating with my project "Korean Reunification". While deadline is mid of april do not hesitate and VOTE HERE !

I collaborated with the project group UMnet, 'asp' stuttgart, agenceter and topp.plan: within the context of a feasibility study "Planungswerkstatt Entwicklungsachse Durlacher Allee" for the Karlsruhe municipality.

Recent URBAN WORLD publication "Reunification of Korea - Planing Process" is finished and was showcased last thursday at the Karlsruhe Insitute of Technology.

Together with Elena Cuntz, Anna Noack and Emre Yilmaz we currently developing a preliminary draft for a new institute of the Fraunhofer Insitute in Mannheim, Germany. Presentation will be held mid of September this year.

My design maximum homes will be exhibited at Germany and India 2011-2012 in Mumbai and New Delhi. The year of Germany in India is organized around the theme "CitySpaces".

Our project in Seoul is published now! It is available on request at the RBL / KIT.

I am invited as guest critic at the URBAN AGGLOMERATIONS MASTER PROGRAM at the FH-Frankfurt. Re-Urbanising Cyberabad - 10th of July 2012

Our exhibition together with KOPPERROTH BERLIN "stba international" is still running till the 4th of May at the Architekturschaufenster Karlsruhe. Here you can find more information. Opening hours are Mo.- Th. 9.00 - 12.00 and 14.00 – 16.00 / Fr. 9.00 – 12.00

At the 18th of april - 7 PM - the opening event of the stba-international exhibition will take place. A series of lectures will open our exhibition at the Architekturschaufenster Karlsruhe. Further information under Architektenkammer BW.

At the 5th of April I will held a guest lecture at the Master Course "Urban Agglomeration" at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. Presenting a case study of city extension in Hyderabad the topic will be sustainable urban planning in fast growing Indian cities.