The MSA lecture series entitled “Urban Perspectives” will resume in spring 2018. Guest speakers are major players on the international stage with ground-breaking ideas. From a variety of different standpoints, the focus is on the urban effects of architecture beyond the plot boundary.
12-06-2015 Designing for Urban Change. Barkenberg: potential futures for a town in decline +++ Three scenarios that respond to demographic change in Berkenberg, Dorsten, a shrinking town in Germany: The Super Mayor, Lateral Thinkers and Collective Enterpreneurs. +++ The workshop series HausAufgaben [home work] runs from 10 – 20 June 2015 +++ Exhibition at the Weissenhof Gallery from 28 April – 01 July 2018 “Small houses – big topic” +++
14-06-2011 Symposium on Climate and Planning Urban planning strategies play an important role in adapting new and existing cities to climate change. How does city planning and building affect local climate conditions and what are the interdependencies between climatologic and functional needs? Experts from climatology and urban planning will discuss urban planning issues