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.
The University of Nepal is currently being founded. The studio looks for ideas, strategies and concepts for the future site – the pre-emptive founding of the campus of the UoN. It will be a testbed studio in order to translate guiding principles and the planning program into spatial sustainable situations sounding out future pathways. Call for applications here.
Student realisation competition for temporary interventions on Berliner Platz in the station district in Münster – in cooperation with the city of Münster. The best idea will be implemented in summer 2022.
We will create futures for the City Harbour in Münster as a collaborative process with local stakeholders. (in collaboration with the AIT)
In light of the increasing privatisation of public space and of the degeneration of street furniture by companies such as Wall and JCDecaux, there is a demand for action in terms of spatial qualities and organisation of urban spaces. Prototypical interventions and landscapes of sitting are developed as instruments for the revival of public space.
Today, the garden city is regarded as a new role model for the integration of density and open space, the cohesion of communities and for urban gardening. The studio investigates urban-rural topologies, the interface between interior and exterior spaces, typological innovations and new images for urban patterns of the 21st century.
Münster’s city center is the perfect setting for the flaneur. Yet, the results of of incremental planning pragmatism can be found outside the popular ring-shaped promenade. The project area along the railway line is ready for an urban transformation and asks for ideas for a new neighborhood (three awards).