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Dr.-Ing. Stefanie Rößler

Dipl.-Ing. Landscape Architecture

Research Associate

Phone +49 351 467 9268

Research Interests

  • urban regeneration and green infrastructure
  • green space development and urban design for climate change adaptation
  • approaches and instruments of urban and green space planning
  • green space planning in shrinking cities
  • urban biodiversity
  • brownfield development

Professional Experience

  • Project Leader at Interdisciplinary Centre of Ecological and Revitalizing Urban Transformation (IZS), since 1 July 2016

  • Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Centre of Ecological and Revitalizing Urban Transformation, a joint research institution of TU Dresden and IOER in Görlitz

  • Research Associate at IOER, since 2008
  • Doctoral fellowship of German Federal Environmental Foundation (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt, DBU) and Ph.D. Student at IOER, 2005 - 2007
  • Research Associate at IOER, 2003 - 2004

Academic Training

  • Doctoral Degree at Technische Universität Dresden, Faculty of Architecture, Institute for Landscape Architecture, 2009 ("Green Spaces in Shrinking Cities: Opportunities and Limitations of Green Space Planning in the Process of Urban Restructuring"; sponsored by the Scholarship Programme of the German Federal Environmental Foundation)
  • Diplom in Landscape Architecture, Technische Universität Dresden, 2003

Current Projects

  • Testing the City of the Future - A living and working experiment for a climate neutral city of Görlitz
  • StadtumMig - From urban restructuring quarters to immigration neighbourhoods? New perspectives for peripheral industrial housing estates; Part: Planning and Infrastructure
  • TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA - Transition towards urban sustainability through socially integrative cities in the EU and China

Completed Projects


  • Lecturer at TU Dresden, master programme Spatial Development and Natural Resource Management Master