Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design
Building 1, rooms 209 / 210
Am Weißenhof 1
70191 Stuttgart Germany
Prof. Dipl. Arch. Fabienne Hoelzel (chair holder)
Dr. Zegeye Cherenet (visiting professor)
Dipl. Ing. Ute Vees (academic assistance)
BSc, MSc Leule Mebratie (PhD researcher)
Dipl. Ing. Christiane Homburg (lecturer for landscape architecture)
Dipl. Ing. Dirk Meiser (lecturer for landscape architecture)
Cand MA Beatrice Bucher (junior assistance)
Cand MA Antonia Dürig (junior assistance and BA7MA-tutor)
The chair of urban design, led by Prof. Fabienne Hoelzel investigates contemporary urbanization processes and how (strategic) urban design approaches can respond in a meaningful, productive, and future-oriented way. Case studies through the means of research-by-design and research include the urban regions of Lagos (Nigeria), Hawassa (Ethiopia), Mumbai (India) and Stuttgart (Germany). Forthcoming urban design studios will study the regions of Zeway (Ethiopia) and the Allgäu (south of Bavarian Swabia, southeastern Baden-Württemberg and parts of Austria).
The chair maintains institutionalized academic partnerships with the EiABC-AAU, Addis Abeba (Ethiopia) and the Hawassa University (Ethiopia).
Project partners include the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Nigeria, the Goethe-Institute Addis Abeba, the Moovel-Lab (Daimler AG), and the DAAD.