Hi, I’m Ute Meyer, urbanist, researcher and founder of urbanes.land. I live and work in Stuttgart and Biberach.

Architect and Urban Designer

LSE Master in Cities

Feel free to contact me via email at ute.meyer@urbanes.land

Ute Margarete Meyer is Professor of Urban Design and Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Energy Engineering and at Biberach University of Applied Sciences. Inside and outside the academic realm Ute has established an innovative practice at the interface of research and impact driven profession. In 2018 she has launched the urbanes.land initiative with Martin Spalek,to develop future perspectives for urban/rural territories and metropolitan fringes. The approach combines spatial, finance and governance aspects. Ute has studied in Stuttgart, Rome, New York City and London and holds Master degrees from Columbia University and the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has lead research projects for the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR), the Future City Initiative, Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg and the Wüstenrot Foundation, among others. Ute is a member of HfG Ulm Foundation’s Board of Trustees, the German Academy for Urban and Regional Planning (DASL), the Association of German Architects (BDA) and the global LSE Cities Network.

Current research and innovative practise

Co-Initiator Transform by Design _ Islands of Change in the Danube
Researcher Stadt und Land gemeinsam denken _Agents of regional transformation in South West Germany
Project Lead Under construction _ Action, reflection and communication in a productive Stuttgart Metropolitan Region

Meyer, U. Spalek, M. (2021). Temperatures of urbanity, in: topos 114/fringes, Callwey, Munich

Meyer, U. Spalek, M. (2020).Framing the edges – Potentials of urbanised territories along mobility infrastructures, in: topos 110/mobility, Callwey, Munich

Jessen, J., Meyer, U., Schneider, J. (2008). stadtmachen.eu | Urbanity and the Planning Culture in Europe. Krämer Verlag, Stuttgart/Zurich

Meyer, U., Schneider, J. (2008). Ikonen der Dichte, in: GAM Architecture Magazine 05, TU Graz (Ed.), Vienna/New York

Meyer, U., Schneider, J. (2006). Vote for Space, in: Ott, M., Uhl, E.(Ed.): Das Denken des Raums in Zeiten der Globalisierung, LIT Muenster

More Projects
2019: Transforming Peripheries Conference @ urbanes.land | 2018: Crossborder – Potentials for intermunicipal co-operations in functional urban areas. Case of the Brussels NATO/Defense Quartier Saint Elisabeth @ LSE consultancy project for the Eurocities Metropolitan Areas Working Group | 2018: Royal Docks Task Force – A new urban park strategy, vision and design @ LSE consultancy project for the Greater London Authority’s Royal Docks Team (GLA) | 2015: Space of Production – research concept (proposal) @ IBA Heidelberg | 2012: Eco2Centric – energy-efficient urban development and historic preservation @ BMBF | 2012: Zukunftswerkstadt Erde – development strategy process and energy policies @ BMBF | 2010: Unscharfe Grenzen – Transitory spaces and flexible uses as motors for sustainable
urban development policies @ Baden-Wuerttemberg Foundation | 2007: planB – International urban design academy in the Western Balkans (proposal) @ HfG Ulm Foundation

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Institut für Architektur und Städtebau
Hochschule Biberach

Karlstrasse 11 – 88400 Biberach – Deutschland

Tel: +49 7351 582-201
Mail: mail@urbanes.land

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