IAAC – Master in City & Technology 2020/21
Theory of Cities Masterclass
Curated by: Mathilde Marengo

SpeakersKathrin DiPaola & Julius Streifeneder

Kathrin DiPaola looks back at an impressive record of academic standing and has worked for stellar institutions in Europe and the U.S. Her area of expertise is postcolonial societies from a cross-cultural perspective but her teaching experience ranges from literature to art, business, architecture etc.

Until 2010, she held appointments as Assistant Professor and the youngest and first female Director of Deutsches Haus at New York University. At Stylepark/Urban Standards, Kathrin is responsible for the intersection between products/technologies in social and cultural processes as well as academic partnerships with international scientists and institutions.

Julius Streifeneder is an expert on urban mobility and sustainable architecture with 6 years of strategy and design consulting experience as well as 12 years of planning experience. He has worked for Foster and Partners, Make Architects and Studio Fuksas and was part of the design and execution of large scale office, retail and education projects in Europe and the US. He has also worked with corporations, municipalities and the automotive industry on strategy, concept and product development in the field of urban mobility. He hold an M.Sc. in Climate Sensitive and Sustainable Design, a specialized postgraduate degree with a focus on energy efficient design and innovative building services. He is a sustainability expert with extensive knowledge on green building certification criteria.