Peter Gotsch — CV

Research Activities — selected

Growth dynamics and development strategies of urban agglomerations in the 21st century
2017-2020 Erasmus+ project on Integrative Multidisciplinary People-centered Architectural Qualification & Training (IMPAQT), on behalf of the University of Kassel
2016-2019 Partner and Steering Committee Member in the Erasmus+ Project SES, Social Inclusion and Energy Management for Informal Settlements, on behalf of the University of Kassel
2016 Research on Safer Public Spaces. International better practices. Study and Guideline for the Johannesburg Department for Parks and the Zoo
2015 Die Stadt als Integrationsfeld – Urbane Ankunftsräume- und Infrastrukturen für Migrant*innen, Research proposal with Bettina Bauerfeind and Louisa Scherer, EuS, TU-Darmstadt
2013-2015 Comparative studies of innovative development approaches for parks and public places on behalf of UN-Habitat and the City of Johannesburg
2013 An urban approach to safety and integrated urban development in South Africa, Knowledge and policy review for South Africa's new Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF), on behalf on the South African Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) and GIZ.
2013 A comparative assessment of decentralised centralisation: Toward sustainable urban growth in emerging cities with special reference to the City of Doha, Project application to Qatar National Research Fund with Qatar University
2011 The urban dimension of self-organised security in low-income neighbourhoods in Accra and Cape Town; Application for a part-project of a planned Trans regional Collaborative Research Centre (TCRC) of the European Science Foundation, Lead author.
2010 Studying Urban Rationalisation and Formalised Architecture in Commoditised Environments (SURFACE), Author, Application to the Baden Württemberg Foundation, individual project
2010 Urban Fragmentation in the South (FRAMES): Research Proposal to the German Science Foundation with Colleagues from France, The Netherlands and Scotland.
2009 NeoTowns: Prototypes of Corporate Urbanism – Examined on the basis of a new generation of New Towns: Bumi Serpong Damai (Jakarta), Navi Mumbai (Mumbai) and AlphaVille (São Paulo), Doctoral Dissertation, ‚magna cum laude‘
2009 Urban Violence in Sub-saharan Africa: Its Impacts, Coping Strategies and Peace Building (U-CARE), Darmstadt, Nairobi, Douala, Johannesburg: Senior researcher and Coordinator
2006 PRUDEV (Private Urban Development), Karlsruhe/ Jakarta: Coordinator and chief researcher, with the University of Tarumanagara in Jakarta, the Governor of Jakarta and the Indonesia Real Estate Association
2005 Karlsruhe/ Hyderabad: Coordinator and chief researcher for the urban planning package of the project: SHAKTI „Sustainable Holistic Approach & Know-how Tailored to India.“ – funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). 2005Karlsruhe, Hamburg, Koblenz: Coordinator, MAGNET, Modelling Alternate Geographies and Networks in Emerging Territories, DFG Proposal, Programme 1223.
2002 Shushtar: Regional modernity in contradiction: Research concept with Dr. Mehran Dashti, Teheran.