Author: Karina Golubenka

  • CANactions School for Urban Studies: Studio with TSPA

    CANactions School for Urban Studies: Studio with TSPA

    Thomas of TSPA will lead the project-simulation workshop “From research to project proposal” at CANactions school in Kiev, Ukraine. Students will explore a former factory area in the city and develop solutions to turn it into a creative zone and a catalyst for development of the neighbourhood. The interdisciplinary workshop will take place from 27 […]

  • “Aleppo 2025 City Development Strategy: A Critical Reflection” published

    “Aleppo 2025 City Development Strategy: A Critical Reflection” published

    Uberbau (from which TSPA emerged) conceived a spatial development strategy for the City of Aleppo commissioned by the German development agency GIZ in 2011. The goal was to develop spatially-driven solutions to guide long-term sustainable development. Thomas Stellmach’s (TSPA) and Ali Saad’s (Bureau Ali Saad) critical reflections on the planning process and the limitations of […]

  • UN-Habitat International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning (IG-UTP) released

    UN-Habitat International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning (IG-UTP) released

    [:en]In the context of rapid urbanisation and resultant inadequate spatial distribution of people and activities, UN-Habitat has recently released its guidelines on urban and territorial planning, a global reference framework for national governments, local authorities, civil society organizations and planning professionals. The guidelines promote more compact, socially inclusive, better integrated and connected cities and territories […]

  • UN-Habitat Urban Planning and Design Branch Portfolio released

    UN-Habitat Urban Planning and Design Branch Portfolio released

    [:en]UN Habitat is the United Nations programme which aims to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all. For almost 40 years, UN-Habitat has worked worldwide, focusing on building a brighter future for villages, towns, and cities of all sizes. Thomas (TSPA) has supported UN-Habitat since 2012, […]

  • Urbanfest – forum of lively cities

    Urbanfest – forum of lively cities

    A few days ago, Thomas traveled to Izhevsk (Russia) to take part in UrbanFest – forum of lively cities. This year the festival gathered delegates from 45 cities across Russia and abroad – urbanists, politicians, businessmen, activists and citizens. Community leaders shared their experience, explored new tools for integrated territorial development and got inspired to […]

  • Four work spaces at our office available

    Four work spaces at our office available

    We’re renting out four table spaces in our beautiful shared office at moritzplatz at Aquacarree above Ritter Butzke. One of them is available immediately , the others from July 2015. Monthly rent is 168 EURO excluding VAT. Internet, table, chair, shelf space and cleaning is included, there is storage space and a nice little kitchen. […]

  • Meet our new team members!

    Meet our new team members!

    As the projects expand, so does the team. We welcome Alexandra and Karina (RU), Cason (US), Benjamin (DE), Jasper (NL), Javier (ES), as well as Luca and Raffaele (IT)! We are beyond excited to also introduce our CID (chief inspiration director) – sheepcat. Feel invited to find out more on the new website and to […]