Peter Gotsch — CV


2018 Professor of Sustainable Urbanism in the Global South and Academic Programme Director at the Masters Programme on Urban Ecological Planning, NTNU Trondheim (Norway)
2017 Senior Expert and Consultant on Urban Planning and Design, UN-Habitat, Nairobi
2016 Senior Researcher, Department for Urban Regeneration and Urban Theory, University Kassel
2015 Participatory Design of Parks and Public Spaces using the Block-by-block approach: Model Project of the Endstreet Park North in the Inner City in Johannesburg; Public Space and Safety Expert
2015 Interim Chair for Design and Urbanism at TU-Darmstadt
2014 Support to the "Urban Policy and Integrated Urban Development Framework" Dialogue between South Africa and the European Union. Team Leader, Urban development, planning and policy expert on behalf of the European Commission and the South African Department for Collaborative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA)
2013 External Member of Expert Panel for the South African Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF) on behalf of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA)
2013 Associate Professor for International Cooperation and Urban Development at TU-Darmstadt
2013 Consultant, Aachen, Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg: Independent evaluations of four South African NGO’s in the low-income housing sector, for Misereor/ KZE
2013 Expert, Karlsruhe, Pretoria: Research module on urban safety as part of the Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF), for GIZ VCP and the Ministry of Collaborative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Pretoria, South Africa
2012 Consultant, Aachen, Cape Town, Johannesburg: Independent evaluation of two South African NGO’s in the low-income housing sector, for Misereor/ KZE
2011-2013 Professor for International Urbanism, Master Programme Urban Agglomerations, University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt am Main
2011+ Regular guest lecturer on “Urban Safety” and “Project Design”, Mundus Urbano, TU Darmstadt
2010-2012 Consultant, Nairobi, Darmstadt: Feasibility study for an International Urban Research Network, for UN-Habitat, Capacity Building Branch (with Prof. em. Dr. K. Mathey)
2010-2012 Consultant and resource person on urban planning and research, Nairobi, Karlsruhe: Global Network for Safer Cities and Urban Safety Monitor, UN-Habitat Safer Cities
2009-2012 Senior researcher, “Urban violence in Sub-Saharan Africa”, Department of Planning and Building Overseas TU Darmstadt (since 03.2012 at INA/GLOBUS/ HU Berlin)
2000-2009 Researcher, Lecturer, Head of the Laboratory for Planning in a Global Context”, (GLORA), Institute for Urban Planning and Design, Karlsruher Institut fuer Technologie (KIT), Prof. Alex Wall
2006 Consultant and team leader, GTZ Eschborn, Study on Lessons of Post-Tsunami Housing Reconstruction in Sri Lanka and Indonesia
1997-00 Project Architect, Researcher, Herzog+Partner Architects, Engineers and Planners, Munich, Germany
1995 Assistant Researcher. GIS Specialist, Urban Technical Assistance Project Columbia University, New York, USA
1992-93 Project Assistant, Foundation Bauhaus Dessau, Germany