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04/15/2024 | Pressemitteilung

Public lecture series FUSION

The Faculty of Architecture - Urban Planning - Landscape Planning (ASL) at the University of Kassel invites you to the FUSION public lecture series in the summer semester 2024. The weekly events highlight innovations and challenges from the fields of architecture, urban planning and landscape planning.

Image: Sonja Rode.

The lecture series starts on April 17 with the opening of the anniversary exhibition "Entwurf mit Leerstellen. Women in Architecture - Urban Planning - Landscape Planning", which will be on display until May 23.

As part of FUSION, there will also be lectures accompanying the exhibition "WAS 'MODERN' IST". The exhibition is curated by Jos Bosman and shows a selection of buildings by Peter Grundmann, Berlin, and Björn Martenson, AMUNT, Aachen. The exhibition will be on display from June 12 to July 5, 2024.

The newly appointed professors of the Faculty will also give their inaugural lectures as part of FUSION. This semester, the series also includes a farewell lecture. The events will take place in person: from April 17, every Wednesday from 7 - 9 p.m. in the ASL-Neubau (Universitätsplatz 9, 34127 Kassel), Room 106 (ground floor). The lectures will also be recorded and made available online as videos the following day. Admission is free of charge.

All dates and lectures as well as the recordings of the events can be found at:

Details on the exhibitions can be found here:


Lecture series FUSION

Lectures and discussions, Wednesdays, 7-9 pm

Analog in the new ASL building, ground floor, room 106 (Universitätsplatz 9)


April 17

Opening of the anniversary exhibition "Entwurf mit Leerstellen. Women in architecture - urban planning - landscape planning"


April 24

Book presentation Prof. Dr. Philipp Oswalt: Building the national house. Architecture as identity politics. | Discussion with Sabine Ruß-Sattar and Daniel Hornuff, moderated by Anna-Lisa Scherfose.


May 8
Mentor:innen-Netzwerk Architektur Stadt Landschaft


May 22

StadtLand Zukunft
Inaugural lectures by guest Prof. Kerstin Faber and guest Prof. Katja Fischer

(Department of Urban Management)


May 29

Diversity of creative design

Farewell lecture by Honorary Professor Thomas Bieling

(Department of Design and Building Construction)


June 5

About attitude...

Inaugural lecture by Prof. Carla Lo (Department of Landscape Aesthetics in Design)


June 12

Opening of the exhibition "WHAT 'MODERN' IS"

RADIKAL MODERN, lecture by Peter Grundmann (Peter Grundmann Architects, Berlin)


June 19

"The value of planning" Prerequisites for a sustainable, integral and open-ended planning culture | Inaugural lecture by guest Prof. Sonja Moers //

On cooperative planning methods and houses for those who live in them |

Inaugural Lecture Guest Professor Dagmar Pelger

(Department of Sustainable Cities and Communities)


June 26,
German Pavilion for Expo Osaka 2025

Prof. Dr. Julian Lienhard with Christian Tscherisch (Lava Architects)



Finissage of the exhibition "WHAT 'MODERN' IS"

HALF MODERN, HALF SOMETHING ELSE, lecture by Björn Martenson (AMUNT Martenson, Aachen)


City is forest

Inaugural lecture by Prof. Dr. Verena Brehm

(Department of Design in an Urban Context)







Foyer ASL-Neubau I Universitätsplatz 9, ground floor

Opening hours: Monday - Friday 8-20 h

Admission is free of charge


Anniversary exhibition | "Design with voids. Women in architecture - urban planning - landscape planning"

17.04.2024 - 23.05.2024


WHAT 'MODERN' IS - an exhibition by Jos Bosman

12.06.2024 - 05.07.2024




Kathrin Meckbach
Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Planning
Communication, Press and Public Relations
Tel: 0561/804-7374
Email: kathrin.meckbach[at]uni-kassel[dot]de