Speaker Overview


ULM/GER | 26.09.2019


Ute Margarete Meyer

University of Applied Sciences Biberach, DE

Ute Margarete Meyer is an urban planner and architect working at the interface of academic research and innovative practice. She has directed many projects on urban issues for a variety of public clients and led interdisciplinary research projects on sustainable development. She has founded the urbanes.land initiative to question the potential of resilient urban development in non-metropolitan areas, kicking off investigations and projects throughout Europe and southwest Germany, involving different professionals and stakeholders.

Ute has shaped the initiative’s approach to combine physical form with financial and governance aspects in urban land research. Prior to her academic career she has co-founded an urban design and consultancy practice. Ute is Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Energy-Engineering at Biberach University. She holds several renowned international degrees such as an Executive Master in Cities from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

She will be moderator of the panel COMPACT + PRODUCTIVE at the Urban Land Conference.