Fabienne Hoelzel - Fabulous Urban (Zürich)
Im Namen der Fakultät für Architektur bedauern wir sehr, dass die GAD Evening Lecture heute Donnerstag, 12.10.2017, entfallen muss.
Im Rahmen der GAD Awards '17 lädt die Fakultät für Architektur der Technischen Universität Graz herzlich zur Evening Lecture von Prof. Fabienne Hoelzel vom international tätigen Studio FABULOUS URBAN ein. GAD Evening Lecture Fabienne Hoelzel | FABULOUS URBAN, Zürich Donnerstag, 12.Oktober 2017 | 19:00 Uhr TU Graz, Aula, Rechbauerstr. 12/1. OG Fabienne Hoelzel is Professor of Urban Design at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design and the founding-director of FABULOUS URBAN, a design, research and planning practice for less developed regions, after working for one of Latin America‘s largest slum-upgrading programs as the head of the urban design and planning team at the Social Housing and Urban Development Authority of São Paulo, Brazil, that was awarded in 2012 the UN Habitat Scroll of Honor for its pioneering work. From 2008 to 2010 and from 2013 to 2017, Fabienne held a research and teaching position at the Institute of Urban Design at the ETH Zurich, where she was as well the Academic Co-Project Manager of 2017 Schindler Global Award and the co-editor of the accompanying publication with the same title. She lectures and writes on a regular base. FABULOUS URBAN is currently involved into the Makoko Regeneration Plan, Lagos, Nigeria, that was shortlisted for the 2014 Fuller Challenge, and implemented recently the pilot Makoko Neighborhood Hotspot, some sort of multipurpose community center. Commissioned by the Heinrich Böll Foundation Nigeria, Fabienne coordinated and published the research “Urban Planning Processes in Lagos. Policies, laws, planning instruments, strategies and actors of urban projects, urban development, and urban services in Africa’s largest city”, in collaboration with local researchers and urban planning students of the University of Lagos. FABULOUS URBAN is further involved in a series of community empowering sanitation solutions in several slum areas in Lagos, in collaboration with the Nigerian Slum/ Informal Settlement Federation and JEI.[mehr]