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Openness is a central topic in recent societal debates regarding belonging, safety and resource distribution. Findings derived form multifaceted disciplines inform the meaning of openness for the development of the cities of tomorrow. Openness then becomes a characteristic of cities which acts against tendencies towards closure and totalitarianism.  » More…

Embassy Lab GRÜNtopia 2018


22/06/18 | 15.00-18.30 | Lectures + Discussions @ Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Klosterstraße 50, Berlin | Keynote: Renate Künast
Prof. Dr. Vanessa Miriam Carlow participates in the panel: “How to develop hybrid urban typologies merging nature with the city?”  » More…

ISU @ UNLEASH 2018 in Singapore!


The program UNLEASH ( gathers young professionals and academics from all over the world to develop solutions for an Innovation Lab platform.
This year, the one week workshop meeting will be in Singapore, 30th May to 06th June. Joint teams will develop innovative solutions and strategies targeting the
United Nations – Sustainable Development Goals.  » More…

Mobilität in der Stadt


Mobilität in der Stadt: Welche Visionen brauchen wir für die Zukunft?
Prof. Dr. Vanessa Miriam Carlow im Gespräch
Live in der Deutschlandfunk Länderzeit am 4.4.2018 von 10.10 Uhr bis 11.30 Uhr  » More…

Beijing: 5th German-Chinese Innovation Conference

5th German-Chinese Innovation Conference Beijing

On invitation of the BMBF, ISU is invited to participate in the 5th German-Chinese Innovation Conference which takes place in Beijing on 27th and 28th of February 2018 and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Agreement between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of the PRC on scientific and technological cooperation.   » More…



Die Abteilung Landschaftsökologie und Umweltsystemanalyse bietet gemeinsam mit dem Institut für Nachhaltigen Städtebau ein interdisziplinäres Modul (Master) zur Permakultur an.   » More…