30 March 2021 / Tuesday / 12.30

Christian Gänshirt

Title: Design Tools: An Introduction


As part of the Tuesday Talk Series, organized by the Department of City and Regional Planning, Dr. Christian Gänshirt, architect and educator based in Berlin, will give a public talk titled "Design Tools: An Introduction".

The presentation involves:
• ‘Fundamentals’: understanding of design and provides an overview of current design thinking.
• ‘Tools’: the modes of operation, their use, and ongoing development.
• ‘Practice’: promising design practices, digital, research-based, and social design, which hold keys to achieving a more sustain­able design of the built environment.


The event will take place online on the 30th of March 2021 at 12.30.

We kindly invite all faculty members and students to the event.


Christian Gänshirt

Dr. Christian Gänshirt is an architect and educator based in Berlin, Germany. He was a Senior Associate Professor and Master Program Director at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou, China. He has been visiting professor at Kassel University and The University of Hong Kong, and taught at Virginia Tech, Berlin University of the Arts, Hanover University, and the Brandenburg University of Technology, where received his Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) for a dissertation on design theory. He graduated from Karlsruhe University, Germany, and studied with Luigi Snozzi at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland. He worked with Álvaro Siza and José Paulo dos Santos in Oporto, Portugal, and has published on architecture and urban design since 1993. He is registered and licensed by the Berlin Chamber of Architects since 1996, when he set up his own practice. Christian Gänshirt is lecturing and a visiting critic at architecture schools international.


Topic: Tuesday Talks - Salı Söyleşileri

Time: Mar 30, 2021 12:30 Istanbul


Meeting ID: 527 923 6194

Passcode: 4546

Last Updated:
25/03/2021 - 21:55