winter 2017/2018

Think Tank Kinderhaus

Münster‘s northern outskirts is where Modern heritage is situated: Kinderhaus is a socially deprived area with dilapidated structures, sluggish renovation, unappealing public space. The studio is looking for the activation of sleeping potentials together with the involved actors.

summer 2017



The German law offers the new urban category of “Urban Areas” (in German: Urbane Gebiete, BauNVO 2016). It is enabling a stronger programmatic mix and higher building density. This studio investigates the potentials of this legal framework and asks for the development of prototypical hybrid buildings.

summer 2017

Think Tank “Ruhrmoderne”

Ruhrmoderne describes post-war architecture and urban settings from 1954-1973 of the Ruhr area. The studio re-activates forgotten monuments and urban concepts in and around the city of Marl. In cooperation with the initiative Ruhrmoderne, Theo Deutinger and other universities.


summer term 2016

Essen South-West-City

img_5990Invitation for an idea competition for our students in order to develop an urban design strategy for the conversion of a central area southwest of the inner city of Essen. Award by: Hafen City University and the city of Essen.


summer term 2016


1.1 million refugees arrived in Germany in 2015. We ask for the design of spaces and processes for a better WELCOME.



summer term 2015

Studio Barkenberg: Academy of Scenario’s

105x105.pm1.bgFFFFFFDevelopment options and visions of the future – the academy of scenario’s looks at the city of Wulfen-Barkenberg, a relict of modern planning from the 1970s as a part of the think tank of the Regionale 2016 about the future of regions with detached houses (img. Modulorbeat & Imorde) more Information and a documentation is here: HausAufgaben in Barkenberg

summer term 2015

Münster 2030 • Ideas for Urban Intensification


The Westfalian city of Münster is a popular place of residence. 30.000 newcomers are expected to become residents by 2030 according to demographic census (2015). This urban design studio is an ideas competition looks for new ways of living and housing, small flats, strategies for using niches, concepts for the conversion and the transformation of urban space. Funding & support: City of Münster, LBS and Competitionline.

winter term 2014/2015

Münster Visions – „Bauprojekte“

105x105.pm1.bgFFFFFFIn 2017 the Sculpture Projects in Münster take place, a vibrant event changing the life in the whole city for a limited time. This context triggered the idea of the “Bauprojekte” a format for unsolicited architectural and strategic interventions and innovations for places in the city.