Professorship for Open Space and Ecological Urban Design

Professorship for Open Space and Ecological Urban Design

The Professorship for Open Space and Ecological Urban Design deals with green and open spaces in the context of sustainable urban transitions. In particular, we are concerned with questions of planning and designing multifunctional and resilient "green infrastructure" that provides multiple benefits for health and quality of life, social cohesion, environmental justice, adaptation to climate change and biodiversity. Our teaching focuses on the ecological foundations of urban design with a special focus on the superordinate levels of the city as a whole as well as conurbations. Our research is inter- and transdisciplinary with a particular interest in the potential of innovative concepts for open-space planning and design in Germany and Europe. We contribute to application-oriented planning disciplines and to the exchange of knowledge between research and practise.

 

Rieke Hansen
Prof. Dr. Rieke Hansen
Building 6701
Room 111
Phone +49 6722 502 843
Rieke.Hansen(at)hs-gm.de Details

Gallery

Die Villa Monrepos der Hochschule Geisenheim. © Hochschule Geisenheim / Winfried Schönbach
Villa Monrepos; Hochschule Geisenheim University
Gas Works Park, Seattle; Source: Professor Rieke Hansen
Lisbon, Community Garden; Source: Professor Rieke Hansen
Berlin, Schöneberger Südgelände; Source: Professor Rieke Hansen
Munich, Landschaftspark Riem; Source: Professor Rieke Hansen
Lisbon, Heron in Gulbenkian Museum Park; Source: Professor Rieke Hansen
New York, Manhattan Skyline; Source: Professor Rieke Hansen
Urban Re-Wilding in Basel, Switzerland; Source: Professor Rieke Hansen