Tim Nebert

  • Role in Center:

    Technical Coordinator

  • Discipline:

    Urban Design and Urban Planning

  • University:

    Technische Universität Berlin

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Biography: Tim Nebert is an Urban Planner and Designer who focuses on sustainable urban design and planning towards climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies using participatory and digital tools. He has gained experience in urban planning and design offices, as well as researcher and lecturer at the Technical University (TU) Berlin. Tim is trained in Urban Design working in actor-based design (process-design) using mapping and communication practices as participatory tools. Tim is currently establishing “shortcutsstudio”, an interdisciplinary platform working on vulnerability, adaptation and digital tools as information and decision-making instruments. He is a Technical and Research Assistant at TU Berlin´s K LAB and author for the Magazine “Topos – The International Review of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design”.

Selected Publications:

  • Nebert, T. (2022). A Question of Density?. [online] topos magazine: the international review of landscape architecture and urban design. Available at: <> [Accessed 14 January 2022].

  • Nebert, T. (2021). In Deep Water. topos magazine: the international review of landscape architecture and urban design, Oct. 2021, pp.28–34.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Open Space Planning
  • Urban Design and Communication Tools
  • GIS Analysis
  • Participatory Planning Strategies

Current Position(s):

  • Technical and Research Assistant, K LAB, Technische Universität Berlin
  • Technical and Research Assistant, SMUS, Technische Universität Berlin

Memberships & Networks:

  • Trialog: Planen und Bauen im Internationalen Kontext
  • AA – Architectural Association
  • The Ocean Agency