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Urban design and development in different societal and spacial contexts is a great challenge. It is relevant not only in the practice of communal planning, but also in research as well as education at universities. The worldwide urbanization is only one of the factors cities today must be put in an international context, understanding global coherence and responsibilities.
The cities around the world offer an extensive portfolio of differentiating problems and solutions that ought to be explored, investigated and evaluated.

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Do you want to be part of our team?

We are looking for motivated students (BA or MA) to join us in the upcoming semesters. If you know how to use the Adobe or Infinity Suite, a common CAD-Program and are able to write and speak both German and English we would love to hear from you! Please send us your cv and some proof of work to susanna.boecherer@kit.edu

Metropol. X Tel Aviv
Now available: Metropol. X Tel Aviv

Tel Avis’s development presents a multifaceted story: This booklet examines the different urban layers of the city and the way they reflect the social, cultural, and economic structure of Israeli society in one of the most expensive cities to live in.

Now available at our institute!

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Website under construction

Over the next couple of weeks you will see some changes around the website as we are rearranging our content. While we are trying to make those changes unnoticeable in the backend, we want to apologize in advance if you have trouble finding what you are looking for. Thank you for your patience!

Lehrveranstaltungen WS 22/23 sind online
Lehrveranstaltungen WS 22/23 sind online

Die Lehrveranstaltungen für die kommenden Semester sind ab heute online. Hier könnt ihr die geplanten Veranstaltungen einsehen und findet den Link zu den entsprechenden Ilias-Kursinhalten.

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Semesterstart
Herzlich Willkommen im WS 22/23

Herzlich Willkommen zum Semesterstart des Wintersemesters 2022/23 -

Wir wünschen allen Studierenden eine guten Start ins neue Semester und freuen 

uns auf eure Entwürfe, neue Impulse und Ideen sowie einen spannenden Austausch mit euch!

PhD School „Heritage at Home“

PhD School „Heritage at Home“, taking place September 26-30. online. The conference discusses interdisciplinary perspectives on the heritage of residential disctricts in the post-socialist / Soviet cities.

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Metropol. X Tel Aviv
Metropol. X Tel Aviv

Tel Avis’s development presents a multifaceted story: This booklet examines the different urban layers of the city and the way they reflect the social, cultural, and economic structure of Israeli society in one of the most expensive cities to live in.

Now available at our institute!

Daegu
Metropol.X: Daegu

Daegu ist nach nach Seoul, Incheon und Busan die viertgrößte Stadt Südkoreas. Sie liegt im Südosten des Landes und hat über 2,5 Millionen Einwohner. Dageu wurde historisch als „Apple City“ oder „Textile City“ bezeichnet ...

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Metropol.X: Beriut

Beirut, 5000-year-old layered city, had been built, rebuilt, and redefined over the centuries by the flow of goods, people and ideas. In 1920, Beirut became the capital of Greater Lebanon under French mandate, and in 1943, that of the independent...

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