Welcome to the ECL-AA

The ECL-AA is an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teaching and research platform focused on urbanization in Subsaharan Africa.

Entrance to the ECL-AA office in Addis Ababa (Photo: Nicole Baron)

It was jointly established in 2015 as an exchange platform,research center and real laboratory by the bauhaus.ifex at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar and the Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development (EiABC). Due to the transdisciplinary and practice-oriented character of the Lab, the research and teaching teams tightly cooperate with industry partners, further international partner institutions, students, and postgraduates.