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Dr. Ing. Du Juan

Dr. Ing. Du Juan Photo of Dr. Ing. Du Juan


Campus Adresse
Campus Süd


Professional and Educational Background

  • since November 2017: Wissenschaftlerin im Forschungsprojekt "Linking disaster risk governance and land-use planning: the case of informal settlements in hazard prone areas in the Philippines (LIRLAP)"IRPUD – the Institute for Spatial Planning
  • since 2017: Guest Researcher at the Department IPS – International Planning Studies
  • 2006 - 2010: Promotionsstudium an der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar zum Thema The Shaping of People’s Place: an Inquiry of Human Environmental Experiences and Planning Practice, China
  • 2007 - 2010: Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft am Institut für Europäische Urbanistik, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
  • 2008 - 2009: Lehrauftrag für den Masterstudiengang "Advanced Urbanism" am Fachgebiet "Städtebau/Stadtplanung" mit dem Thema Chinese Urban Studies, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
  • 2005 - 2006: Urban Planner, Atkins Consultants Co. Ltd, Shenzhen, V.R. China
  • 2003 - 2005: Master Studium in 'Urban and Regional Planning and Management' an der TU Dortmund und Ardhi University, Dar es Salaam, Masterarbeit: Conservation for Poverty Alleviation - a Case Study of World Heritage Site Zanzibar Stone Town, Tanzania
  • 2013 - 2017: Werbegraphik und Design / Kommunikation, Fernstudium  in der Studiengemeinschaft Darmstadt (completed in Jan. 2017)

Research Interests

in developing countries:

  • sustainable socio-cultural space and human-responsive environment
  • space, its performance and life quality under rapid urbanisation
  • urbanisation strategies and spatial (re)structure
  • urban informal settlements and resilience planning

Fields of Research and Projects

  • Resilience and urbanity in the Philippines
  • China’s new type urbanisation in the new era
  • Parsi‘s Legacy in Shaping and Structuring Old Town Centre of Bharuch, Gujarat, India
  • Spatiality on Influencing Livelihoods of Hindus and Muslims in an Urban-fringe Settlement, Bharuch, Gujarat, India
  • Old Core as Prime Core Again - to Reidentify and Consolidate Status of the Historical Core Al-Balad as Downtown to Jeddah’s Development, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Emergence of Public Space and Adapted Life Pattern in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Transformation and Translation of Vernacular Environment to New Town Public Space Retrofitting, Guangdong Province, China
  • The Concept Detail Plan and Design for Xinbu Island, Haikou, Hainan Province, China
  • Urban Fabric and Infrastructure Poverty: Reflections on Four Informal Settlements of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


All publications of Dr. Du Juan can be found under publications.