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Corona has revealed: an online urban design studio is possible.

Technically advanced online teaching is offering a unique opportunity for international collaboration.

The Urban Design Hackathon is a 24h online workshop for international students from European universities. Following the motto „Reanimate the dinosaur“, students are invited to develop future scenarios for obsolete structures of the urban environment while testing a new format of blended learning and international collaboration – despite the pandemic and without environmentally harmful air miles.

Meet the
Organization Team!

Martina Jacobi | Bauhaus Uni Weimar

Organization | International 24h Urban Design Hackathon

Architect | Reaserch and Teaching Assistant
Chair for Urban Design
Bauhaus University Weimar

Pola R. Koch | Bauhaus Uni Weimar

Organization | 24h Urban Design Hackathon

Architect | Reaserch and Teaching Assistant
Chair for Urban Design
Bauhaus University Weimar

Stefan Signer | Bauhaus Uni Weimar

Organization | 24h Urban Design Hackathon

Architect | Reaserch and Teaching Assistant
Chair for Urban Design
Bauhaus University Weimar

Paula Gotthard | Bauhaus Uni Weimar

Organization | 24h Urban Design Hackathon

BSc Architecture | E-Tutor
Chair for Urban Design
Bauhaus University Weimar

Application

Deadline October 31.2021

Seminar Master and Bachelor final year Arch + Urb
6 ECTS
English

20  Final Years Bachelor and Master Students
4 – 6 from each University 

Please send your application to urbandesignhackathon[at]uni-weimar.de 

As part of the application process, we ask all participants to submit a 40-second self introduction video with the following information:

  • Name
  • University
  • Hometown
  • Current City / Where would you like to live?
  • Why would you like to participate?

Phase 1 ONLINE

Meet and Greet
Fri 12.11.2021

16:00 – 16:15    Welcome / Opening
16:15 – 16:30    Tutorial BBB / Conceptboard
16:30 – 17:10    Micro-lectures
17:10 – 17:20    Break
17:20 – 17:50    Team Definition + Team Discussion
17:50 – 18:20    Team Presentation
18:20 – 18:40    Q&A
18:40 – 19:00    Meet up
* Access to cloud material

Urban Design Hackaton
Fr 
19.11.2021
13:00 – 13:30     Welcome / Opening
13:30 – 14:00     Introduction / Task
14:00 – 15:00     Input Lectures
15:00 – 15:30     Q&A
16:00 – 00:00    Section 1

Sa 20.11.2021
08:00 – 12:00    Section 2
12:00 – 13:00     Feedback with Tutors
13:00 – 00:00    Final Section

Su 21.11.2021
13:00 – 16:00     Final Presentation
16:00 – 18:30     Discussion Round / Closing 

Phase 2 ON SITE

Spring School Bauhaus Uni Weimar
10 – 19.03.2022 

10.03 – 13.03     Weekend of cultural integration activities
14.03 – 15.03     Excursion in Berlin
16.03 – 18.03     Analog workshop in Weimar
19.03.                 Spring school closure activities

* costs covered by the Erasmus Programme 

The Bauwelt Magazine about the the second edition of the Urban Design Hackathon in the issue 10.2021.

The newspaper “Berliner Tagesspiegel” on the Karstadt Hackathon and the demise of city centers (17.4.2021)

The Bauwelt Magazine about the Urban Design Hackathon in the issue “Die handelnde Stadt”.