Peter Gotsch — CV

Key Qualifications

Registered architect and planner (RWTH Aachen and Columbia University New York), active urban researcher, and consultant in international urban development
Consulting background in the international development context to organisations such as GIZ, UN-Habitat, UNDP, Misereor/KZE
Specialist for Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation (LME) in the Urban Sector
Professional experience as architect and planner with focus on master planning and sustainable design (e.g. Office of Herzog + Partner, Munich)
Track record of 20 years international practice, research, studio work, and curriculum design (masters programmes, international collaborations, prices and awarded student work) – exploring synergies among the various levels
Substantial experience of supervising Ph.D- and masters theses
Research focus on interrelations between cities, space and society, comparative studies and new trends in international urban development. Vast experience as research coordinator and team member
30+ significant project stays in Africa, Asia and Latin America
50+ publications, guest lectures, ‘key-notes’, and own organisation of several international workshops and conferences
Regular scientific assessor for DAAD, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, SAGE Open, Trialog, N-AERUS
Vast international networks, as active board member/ coordinator of two research associations (N-AERUS, TRIALOG e.V.)