Architect, professor of International Urban Planning at the University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt, a member of Academia Europaea and a member of the Expert Committee of the Prize
The architect Kathrin Golda-Pongratz (Augsburg, 1971) holds a PhD in architecture and urban planning from the University of Karlsruhe. Lecturer of International Urban Planning at the University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt, she also teaches urban planning at the National Engineering University in Lima and im La Salle School of Architecture in Barcelona. Her research has focused on urbanization processes linked to migration, Latin American urban planning, informal growth and housing policies. Currently, she is developing a research project entitled Traces of De- and Re-colonization. She is co-editor of the Trialog journal and a member of the advisory board of the City to City Barcelona FAD Award. In addition, her photographs have been exhibited in Germany, Argentina, Peru and Spain.
[Update: December 2013]