Research

Selected Current Research

Urban Acupuncture: A Strategy of Catalytic Interventions

Duration: March 2023 – December 2025
Funding: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

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Cities in Transformation – Hamburg und Havanna

Project duration: July 2021 to June 2024
Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)

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KassAlex – CCH - City, Community and Heritage: Culture Mapping as an approach for Integrated Urban Regeneration and Heritage Conservation strategies

Citizen protest in local urban planning - patterns, processes and interactions

Duration: July 2020 to June 2023
Funding: German Research Council (DFG)

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Delta-Kassel – URRM - Urban Resilience and Risk Management: Understanding Egypt’s Delta Region

January 2021 to December 2022
funding: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

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Selected Completed Research

Made in China? Concepts and Strategies of Urban Brownfield Development for Abandoned Industrial Sites in Chinese Coastal Mega-Cities

IMPAQT - Integrative Multidisciplinary People-centered Architectural Qualification & Training

BangaDyn: Rural-Urban Dynamics in Bangalore

2017 to 2020
University of Kassel | Prof. Dr. Uwe Altrock, Michael Schwind

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Spatial planning and locational decision-making for public housing interventions in South Africa

Duration: September 2017 to August 2020
Funding: German Research Council (DFG)

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Social Inclusion and Energy Management for Informal Urban Settlements in Ethiopia (Erasmus+)

Urban Politics in the USA. New Orleans after Katrina and Rita

April 2014 to December 2016
German Research Council
Prof. Dr. Uwe Altrock, Dipl.-Ing. Heike Neusüß
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Contemporary Citizen Protest on local spatial Planning in mayor German Cities (Preliminary Study on Berlin)

June 2015 to February 2017
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Prof. Dr. Uwe Altrock, Dipl.-Ing. Grischa Bertram
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European experiences with urban regeneration programmes

November 2012 to November 2013
Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development
Prof. Dr. Uwe Altrock, Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Kienast, Dipl.-Ing. Grischa Bertram
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Border-Drawing and Spatial Differentiation of Urban Governance Modes in the Pearl River Delta - with Special Regard to Informal Development and Self-Organization

German Research Council (DFG)
Prof. Dr. Uwe Altrock, Dr. Sonia Schoon
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