Design Speculations on the Open City
Sabine Müller
16 May 2017, 18:15-20:30
Instituut voor Mechanica. Room : C300 00.81 – Auditorium D

Sabine Müller is, together with Andreas Quednau, founding partner of SMAQ, a Berlin-based studio for architecture, urbanism, and research. She is professor of urbanism at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design.

Müller is an architect trained at Kassel University, Germany and Columbia University, New York City. She worked with Asymptote New York and West 8 Landscape Architects Rotterdam. She has taught at the University of Delft, at the University of Karlsruhe and at Cornell University.

Sabine Müller has received several international awards including the Architectural Review Award for Emerging Architects and the Holcim Award for Sustainable Construction and exhibited at the Rotterdam and Venice Biennales. She co-authored „Giraffes, Telegraphs and Hero of Alexandria - A Narrative Approach to Urban Design“ published in 2016, „Charter of Dubai - A Manifest of Critical Transformation“, published in 2013.

With SMAQ she has conducted urban research projects as well as architectural and urban projects in Africa, Europe, and North and South America. In Germany, two of SMAQ’s housing projects are currently under construction. SMAQ’s work and Müller’s research focuses on how urban design can be concieved and practiced as an extented form environmentalism.

Instituut voor Mechanica
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Room : C300 00.81 – Auditorium D