KOOP library

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Library of the cooperating chairs of Housing and Basics of Design, Chair of Planning Theory and Urban Development and Chair and Institute for Urban Design.

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The Chair and Institute for Urban Design deals with complex urban structures, reaching from the regional to the city context and from the quarter to related architectural questions.

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

Wüllnerstraße 5b RWTH Navigator

52062 Aachen

WorkPhone: +49 241 80 95033


Project Leonardo

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The "Leonardo" project addresses social challenges in lecture series and is aimed at all RWTH students.

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Territory Node Space

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Elaboration of an integrative spatial development strategy for the Rhenish mining area until 2038 and beyond.

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The RRI hub provides a platform and creates momentum for existing and future initiatives and projects while also enhancing the involvement of civil society and politics. 

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Urban Conservation

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Urban Colloquium

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The event series "Urban Colloquium" at the Faculty of Architecture of RWTH Aachen University aims to stimulate discourse on social, economic and technological changes and their spatial impact on the neighbourhood, the city and the region.

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European Master TCR

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The Master of Science programme TRANSFORMING CITY REGIONS starts winter 2019/2020. We welcome applicants from the fields of architecture, urban planning, landscape planning, civil engineering, geography, among others; in particular, those who wish to deal with advanced concepts and strategies in urban design and development on a neighbourhood, city and regional scale.

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Graduate Colleges

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The chair and the Institute of Urban Design are currently participating in two research training groups, in which a total of three doctoral theses are being developed. In addition, two associated doctoral candidates are working on the same topics.

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