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Moritz Kasper

Moritz Kasper Photo of Moritz Kasper

(+49)231 755-5815

Consultation hours
by arrangement


Campus Addresse
Campus Süd

Room 403



 Academic Credentials

  • 2014 – 2017 Study of Urban Design, University of Hamburg, M.Sc.

  • 2008 – 2011 Study of Geography, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich, B.Sc.

Professional Experience

  • Since 2020 Researcher at the department of International Planning Studies, Faculty of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund

  • Since 2019 Freelance Consultant/Researcher/Designer, Nairob/Berlin

  • 2017 – 2018 Research Project Officer at Samuel Hall, Nairobi

  • 2014 – 2016 Back Office Coordinator at HafenCity Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg

  • 2012 – 2014 Project Officer & Online Editor at Goethe-Institut e.V., Nairobi

  • 2011 – 2012 Freelance Researcher GP Forschungsgruppe, Munich

Research Interests

  • Research on and (human-centered) design with spatial practices, architectures, and infrastructures of the urban everyday

  • Postcolonial and/or locally embedded perspectives on urban developments and urban cultures/identities; incl. (youth) sub-cultures and creative scenes

  • Tangible and intangible (infra)structures and networks of mobility and exchange

  • Regional Focus: sub-Saharan Africa, particularly East Africa

Scholarships and Awards

  • BIS Architectuurwedstrijd 2016, BIS (Belgian Chamber of Architects), award for the interdisciplinary research & design project 'absence - discovering & designing in uncharted territory'

  • Möhrle-Preis 2016, HafenCity University, award and support for the Urban Design thesis project 'From Expatropolis to Blurred Spaces'


  • German – Mother tongue

  • English – Business fluent


Publications from Moritz Kasper in topic Publications.