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Photo Andreas Blum

Blum, Andreas; Dipl.-Soz.

Tel. +493514679245

Professional Education

Apprenticeship in landscape gardening
Graduation as Sociologist with a focus on urban planning, community development (Technische Universität Darmstadt)

Professional Experience

since 1993 research associate/project manager at IOER
since 1994 parallel periodically assistant lecturer (currently: "Basics in empirical social research" at Technische Universität Dresden, Masters Programme in "Spatial Development and Natural Resource Management")

Research Interests

  • Social issues of the eco-efficiency of the built environment/urban metabolism;
  • The role of bottom up initiatives for urban sustainability transition;
  • Assessment, labeling and communication of better environmental quality in construction;
  • Constraints and options, strategies and tools for the implementation of (technological) knowledge in sustainable construction and urban development;
  • Methodological support and co-operation in various survey projects

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