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Sabine Knierbein

Vienna (Austria)

Sabine Knierbein

Professor for Urban Culture and Public Space, European Urban Studies. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts.

Sabine Knierbein is a professor for Urban Culture & Public Space. Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Urban Culture and Public Space, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, TU Wien in Austria. Chartered Engineer in Landscape Architecture, PhD in European Studies (Bauhaus Universität Weimar, Germany), PD in Internationale Urbanistik (TU Wien, AT). Journey (wo)man’s certificate as a landscape gardener. 

Founding member of the AESOP Thematic Group of Public Spaces and Urban Cultures.  Work Experience in Argentina, Austria, Germany and UK, Guest Professor in Florence, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Thessaloniki, Vienna, Weimar and Zagreb. Publications in German, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish: ‘Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe’ (2014), ‘Public Space and Relational Perspectives’ (2015), ‘City Unsilenced’  (2017), ‘Public Space Unbound’  (2018), ‘Care and the City’ (2022) & ‘Unsettled: Routines, Temporalities and Contestations’ (forthcoming 2022/23).

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Last updated: January 2022

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