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CHRISTOPH MUTH

Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Muth is a Doctoral Candidate and external researcher at the Habitat Unit, Chair of International Urbanism and Design at the Technical University of Berlin since June 2017. His dissertation (developed under the supervision of Prof. Philipp Misselwitz and Dr. Vittoria Capresi) and research is closely related to MODSCAPES, focusing on the German case study of the Oderbruch area. He is currently looking for funding of his research.
Focus of his research is the relation between spatial transformation processes and its Resilience.

From 2015 to 2017 Christoph taught Architecture and Urban Design as an Instructor at the German University in Cairo (GUC), Department of Architecture and Urban Design. He was responsible for Foundation Courses, like Introduction to Architectural Design, as well as for Advanced Urban Design Studios and 5th year Elective Seminars. In this context, the outcome of the Elective Politics of Form was featured as part of the permanent exhibition at the 15th International Exhibition of Architecture — La Biennale di Venezia — in 2016.

Parallel to his teaching, Christoph co-founded “100/100”, an intercultural platform to foster dialogue and exchange in the discipline of Arabic Design. Besides holding international workshops and lectures, it hosts the Poster Competition “100 BEST ARABIC POSTERS”.

From 2007 to 2013 he studied Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Stuttgart, where he graduated in October 2013 with the project “Topography of Crisis”, a bottom-up proposal for the city of Barcelona dealing with how to recover after crisis.

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