Biography: Prof. Dr. Angela Million is a Professor of Urban Design and Urban Development and currently serves as the Director of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the Technical University (TU) Berlin. She is also the Director of the “Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability” (GCSMUS) and an Adjunct Professor at Michigan State University. Before this, she was a researcher at the Institute of Urban Affairs (Difu) at TU Dortmund, Germany.
Professor Million studied urban design and planning in Germany, Spain and the US. She holds a Dipl.-Ing. from BTU Cottbus and a PhD from TU Dortmund. Her research focuses on participatory urban design, building and planning culture (Baukultur), with a special interest in educational landscapes and the development of multifunctional infrastructure. Her recent research explores spatial knowledge in planning processes within the collaborative research centre CRC 1265 “Refiguration of Spaces.” She is a founding member of JAS Jugend Architektur Stadt e.V., a non-profit association dedicated to architecture and the built environment education and participation of children and young people.