“SELF MADE CITY: Mechanisms of alternative Urban Development” focuses on the architectural und urban qualities self-initiated development and how these can be transferred as principles to new projects in the conditions of other cities. How can new processes in architectural production contribute to a sustainable urban development and which policy adjustments enable new typologies and hybrid programs? —an international look at the synergies between self-initiated development and urban planning policy.
Format: series of short (between 5 and 20 min.) impulse lectures + discussion with invited experts, guests and public
Ute Weiland, Dep. Director of the Alfred Herrhausen Socitey, International Forum of the Deutsche Bank: On synergies between governance and self-initiated, alternative development and the effects on the neighborhood – an international view point. (10 Min.)
Paola Alfaro d´Alencon, TU Berlin Urban Research and Design Laboratory: on Ephemere Development, initiatives and their short and longer-term effects – a look at three case studies. (18 Min)
Prof. Irena Baumann, Bauman Lyons Architects, University of Sheffield, UK: On Retrofitting Neighbourhoods: Small Blueprints Big Transformation (18 Min)
Sam Brown, Researcher – NaCSBA Research & Development Programme, UK: On Collective Custom Build, Right to Build legislation the goals of the Urban Room policy (18 Min)
Tina Saaby, City Architect at Copenhagen Municipality: On Stratigic Urbanism (18 Min)
Tuukka Linnas, Tuukka Linnas, architect, Kalasatama and Malmi Project, Helsinki City Planning Department, Finnland: “Learning from Berlin – Creating Possibilities for Co-Housing in Kalasatama, Helsinki” (18 Min)
Prof. Eric Firley, Univ. of Miami, U.S.A: On small scale development (5 Min.)
Dr. Klaus Boemer, Managing Director of Gewobag EB (Berlin): On how alternative models can work for large scale, mixed-use developments—example of the Eckwerk, Holzmarkt, Berlin (5 Min)
Florian Koehl, Architect and initiator of Berlin Baugruppen Projects: On parameters for the future of Baugruppen (18 Min)
Round Table Discussion: Development – Programm – Typology, looking to define transferable models
Please note: The Expert Workshop is part of the MAKE CITY festival and takes place at the MAKE CITY festival centre – Czech Cultural Centre, Wilhelmstraße 44 / Mohrenstraße, Berlin-Mitte.
The exhibition URBAN LIVING is part of the MAKE CITY festival (11. – 28.6.2015).
More information about the "Festival for Architecture and Urban Alternatives": makecity.berlin/