The Burgplatz in Duisburg is simply a car park next to a large intersection. The asphalted traffic space takes up a large part of the area. The urban design studio looks for attractive urban spaces and strategies for placemaking.
This course is intended for bachelor students and introduces a cross-section of urban design. More than ever, architects and planners need to comprehend complex interdependencies in a continuously changing world. The two-semester module not only aims at basic concepts, but also systematic and empiric methods as part of the architect’s suitcase of analytical and design instruments.