Upcoming Events

Symposium: Constructing Peace through Public Space: What Publics? Whose Commons?

AESOP Thematic Group: Public Spaces and Urban Cultures

The fifth event of the two-year period 2022-2024 on the working theme ‘Public Spaces, Urban Cultures, and Constructing Peace’ will take at the end of May. The symposium will be organized at the Goethe Institute and Home for Cooperation in the Buffer Zone of Nicosia, Cyprus. 

30 and 31 May 2024 | Nicosia, Cyprus

Latest Events

Contested Coastal Developments

International Guest Lecture

Collective Imaginaries and Planning Practices in Greece

by Charis Cristodoulou

14 May 2024 09.00 AM CET | Seminarraum Argentinierstraße, Argentinierstraße 8, 1040 Vienna


Beyond Asphalt

Discussion on Public Space, Ecology & Co-Production

Moderation by Susann Ahn and Sabine Knierbein 

in conversation with Cordula Loidl-Reisch (TU Berlin), Markus Reiter (7th District), Eva Schwab (TU Graz) and Daniel Zimmermann (3:0 Landschaftsarchitektur)

17 April 2024 12.00 PM CET | Boeckl-Saal, TU Main Building, First Floor, Karlplatz 13, 1010 Vienna

Unsettled Urban Space: Routines, Temporalities and Contestations
International Book Launch

with Editors Tihomir Viderman, Sabine Knierbein, Elina Kränzle, Sybille Frank, Nikolai Roskamm and Ed Wall

Guest Critics by Ass. Prof. Dr. Pavle Stamenović (University of Belgrade) and Prof. Dr. Juliet Davis (University of Cardiff)

5 May 2023 12.00 PM CET | Boeckl-Saal, TU Main Building, First Floor

The Caring City: Ethics of Urban Design
International Guest Lecture

by Prof. Dr. Juliet Davis, Head of the Welsh School of Architecture at the University of Cardiff, Wales

3 May 2023 9.30 AM CET | Argentinierstr. 8, Ground Floor

Contesting Public Spaces. Social Lives of Urban Redevelopment in London 
International Guest Lecture

by Prof. Dr. Ed Wall, University of Greenwich

Moderation: Prof. Dr. phil. habil. Sabine Knierbein | Discussant: Univ. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franziska Sielker  

20 October 2022 6.00 PM CET | Argentinierstr. 8, Ground Floor


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Faculty of Architecture and Planning
Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture & Public Space
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