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Christine Hahn

Urban Planner
Chair of Urban Design and Institute for Urban Design and European Urbanism

Academic Staff, Speaker Research Group Energy and Resources


Building: 1810 - Seminargebäude
Room: SG 308
Wüllnerstraße 5b
52062 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 95036

Office Hours

by appointment

Main Fields of Research and Education

  • Sustainable urban and neighbourhood development concepts
  • Climate protection and climate impact adaptation in urban planning
  • Resilience in urban development
  • Urban design theory
  • Building and planning law

Academic Career

since 2019: Coordinator of the Research College "Sustainable Energy Systems in Neighbourhoods" NEQ at the Institute of Urban Development and European Urbanism
2017 - 2018: Project Coordinator Climate Protection in the Regions, Project ClimateNetzwerker.NRW, EnergyAgency.NRW, Düsseldorf
2013 - 2017: Project Coordinator Wind Energy, Energiekontor AG, Aachen branch, onshore wind projects in NRW
2003 - 2013: Senior stedenbouwkundige Stadt Heerlen, Netherlands, Head of the Department of Urban Planning
2007 - 2013: Guest lecturer at the Academie van Bouwkunst, Maastricht/NL, Seminar on Urban Planning and Design
2001 - 2003: Head of Department "Binding urban land use planning and urban renewal in the area of the government district, port and Kirchstraße" (Media Port Düsseldorf), Urban Planning Office of the State Capital, Düsseldorf
1996 - 2001: Research and teaching assistant, senior engineer, Chair and Institute for Urban and Regional Planning at the RWTH Aachen University (ISL), Professor Curdes, Professor K. Wachten
1996: Freelancer in the office VSU - Engineers for Urban Development, Traffic and Environmental Protection, Herzogenrath
1994 - 1996: Urban development traineeship, Cologne district government
1986 - 1994: Study of architecture, focus on urban development at the RWTH Aachen and Università Iuav di Venezia
1984 - 1986: apprenticeship as a carpenter


  • Member of the Chamber of Architects NRW
  • Member of the aachen fenster raum für bauen und kultur e.V.
  • Member of the Bouwforum Leonardo da Vinci, Limburg, NL
Research Projects
Forschungskolleg NRW: Sustainable Energy Systems in the Neighbourhood

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