Urbanist and urbanite living and working in Berlin. He is the managing director of LABOR K //// K LAB and a senior researcher and lecturer at TU-Berlin’s Institute for Urban & Regional Planning (ISR). The focus of his inter- and transdisciplinary research lies on the communication of the urban—its visualizations, representations, and mediations—including methods, tools, and strategies to analyze and navigate urban complexities and cultivate critical design practice. He is the co-founder and co-director of UR°BANA, an interdisciplinary research and design studio, operating trans-locally between the Middle East and Europe. Previously, he worked as a senior researcher in the Regeneration of Cities and Towns Department at Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS) and he served as a professor of urban planning (Acting Chair) at Dessau Institute of Architecture (DIA).