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Why

Creative Climate Cities






“Climate change, waves of migration and digitalisation make urbanisation processes more complex. Our urban future depends on collaborative, trans-disciplinary and unconventional transition pathways. For this, we need creative processes, digital engagement tools and new partnerships.”

Dr. Nadine Kuhla von Bergmann,
Founder of Creative Climate Cities

 

What

we offer



We initiate urban innovation projects to localise SDG goals and to co-create lively neighbourhoods, smart districts and resilient cities. We let you explore unconventional ways of city making.
 
 

How

we work




We passionately curate co-creation workshops and exhibitions, deliver feasibility studies, applied research studies and trend reports, organise strategic retreats, experiential district tours and match experts, design project websites and give inspirational talks.
 

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We are contributing to the Urban Thinkers Campus if UN Habitat in Kuala Lumpur presenting our process designs and tools to mitigate urban heat island effects while supporting creative citizenship.

 

Who

we are




We are Urban Change Agents from the fields of architecture, design, communication, research, digital media and we believe in open innovation processes.
 
 

Dr. Nadine Kuhla von Bergmann

Founder and Managing Director


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Gian Marco Morigi

Art Director and Business Strategist


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Zoë Boshoff

Fundraiser and Facilitator


Wilhelm Will

Research assistant


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CCC collaborators
 
 
 
 
 

Where

we are




Our international team is based in Berlin and part of a global network of collaborators. We speak German, English, Italian, Turkish, Spanish, Japanese, Arabic and Farsi. We practice equality and are proud of the multi-cultural mindsets impacting on our projects.

Who

we work with




Dr. Nadine Kuhla von Bergmann

Architect, Process Designer and Professor for Smart Urbanism

Nadine is the founder and managing director of “Creative Climate Cities” and ap­pointed as visiting professor for “Smart Urbanism and Digital Strategies” at the University of Applied Science Stuttgart (HfT).

After graduating as architect from the School of Art Berlin-Weißensee in 2002, she practiced urban design for a decade before she became an academic researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). Nadine lectured many years at the Department for Sustainable Urban Design “CHORA Conscious City” (TU Berlin) and headed the European research project “Smart Sustainable District – Green Moabit” focussing on bottom-up smart city solutions and integrating infrastructure designs. She was a guest researcher at the African Climate and Development Initiative in Cape Town (ACDI) in 2016 and published her PhD dissertation about the transformative power of civil entrepreneurs in urban transition processes under the title of “Urban Change Agents” in 2018.

Gian Marco Morigi

Art director and business strategist

At CCC, Gian Marco currently develops visualisations and strategies for the implementation of integrated infrastructure solutions, and he manages Experiential District Tours.He is a trained architect who is passionate about improving and enhancing the public realm in contemporary cities, with a multidisciplinary approach to process design. His experience as designer, editor and researcher focusses on sustainable approaches to contemporary urban planning.

Gian Marco holds a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from Politecnico di Milano.

Places Gian Marco loves: Table Mountain, Cape Town _ Länderdreieck, Berlin _ Cedric Price’s Fun Palace

Wilhelm Will

research assistant

Wilhelm is an architecture student, who has always been highly interested in the ongoing changes and developments of modern cities. His bright outlook on the future of cities as human-oriented places motivates him every day.

He joined CCC throughout the interdisciplinary workshop “Adaptive Skin Berlin” and ever since supports the team with background research, graphic work and organisational assistance.

Places Wilhelm loves: 7 Mile Beach, Tasmania _ Kulturbrauerei, Berlin _ Palazzo Fortuny, Venice