Aurelija Matulevičiūtė is a junior urban planner & designer. Her expertise includes urban research, strategical planning and urban design, focusing on sustainable and integrated urban development. She holds a bachelor degree in Architecture and Master of Science in Urban Studies.
In 2017 she moved to Germany, where she started a master’s degree program in the International Integrated Urban Devel- opment and Design at Bauhaus University Weimar, Master of European Urban Studies.
During her studies, she worked in the architecture office in Vilnius as well as urban planner in Space & Sustainability Department at the Municipality of Amsterdam, Netherlands. There she was specialising in the integrated urban development in Amsterdam City and in the international context.
The interest in a socio-spatial relationship led her to conduct a research study about the traditional use & the meaning of public spaces in Northern Ethiopia for her master’s thesis project, for which she received a grant from DAAD. The project investigated daily life in small scale cities in the Amhara region and conduct comprehensive research on the site.
Recent examples of her work are the awarded proposal Landscape of Differences, a spatial strategy for the integrated development of the Berlin-Brandenburg regions, and the masterplan for urban design competition IBA’27 in Winnenden.
Aurelija is keen about the relationships between build-up environment and human behaviour and is interested in exploring new opportunities in how we shape our cities physically to find the best response to the upcoming challenges.
In 2020 she joined TSPA as Urban Planner & Designer. She also supports Business Development and PR teams.