Kategorie: Projects

Think Tank 30 of the Club of Rome

The concept of current terms such as agile, Design Thinking, Scrum and Human Centered Design enters the public sector and raise questions about the shaping of political structures. How can processes perceive, absorb and integrate the needs of humans? Can new ways of working soften existing,…

Ouissal: the German-Arab Mentoring Project

Africa, here we go again. I am happily appointed to OUISSAL, a female German-Arab network and therefore will be in Casablanca to take part in the opening in the beginning of October. Ouissal in English roughly means “bridge” or “connection”. Therefore, it perfectly embodies the goal…

The first Politics for Tomorrow Lab in Berlin

The 21st century requires new approaches to thinking and acting. Increasing complexity and accelerated change dynamics pose challenges that are no longer effectively addressed by traditional strategies and models. The need for innovative solutions is apparent on many levels. The coexistence of people in a…

IMPACT WEEK Nairobi, Kenia

Am 19. Juli geht’s los. Im Rahmen der Impact Week reise ich nach Nairobi, Kenia. Gemeinsam mit 20 deutschen Experten aus Forschung und Business verbringe ich 10 Tage an der Africa Nazarene University. Ziel ist es, den Austausch von Kenianern und Deutschen zu fördern und…

Social Design Award

Social Design … was ist das genau, wer macht das, wem nützt es … anlässlich des aktueller Flüchtlingsströme, gesellschaftlicher Transformationsprozesse und einer klaffenden Arm-Reich-Diskrepanz  kollabieren öffentliche Strukturen, soziales Engagement wird benötigt – die Bereitschaft ist da. Doch wie können Bedürftige und Unterstützer in solch einer Ausnahmesituation zusammenfinden? Welche…

SRT

Design methods & enquiry-based learning in B.A. Design at the University of Applied Science Schwaebisch Gmuend. Externally funded project by the Ministry of Research, Science and Art Baden-Württemberg. In 2013 I coordinated as the head of ‘Student Research Teams’ the program at the University of…

Faktor N

Germany has to become sustainable – environmentally, economically and socially. Politics and economy create the necessary changes to not act alone. Society as a whole should support the changes. A culture of sustainability can only be developed when people are allowed to play a decisive…

Global Studio India

In 2012 I joined The Global Studio Action Research Program People Building Better Cities as lead for method development and the cooperation between students and teachers. Background Our research group of international design researchers, architects and landscape architects understood the existing neighborhood in the Kabadkhana slum Bhopal as…