Urban planner and designer with focus on sustainable urban design and planning towards climate change adaptation/mitigation strategies. He gained experience in urban planning and design offices as well as a researcher and lecturer at TU Berlin, where he has been involved in several publications. With his practical and academic background, he is experienced in design practices between actor-based design (process-design), urban design as well as mapping and communication practices as participatory tools. Currently Tim is establishing “shortcuts studio.org“, an interdisciplinary platform working on vulnerability, adaptation and digital tools as information and decision-making instruments. He is a Technical and Research Assistant at K LAB and part of the newly DAAD-funded Global Center on Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability, SMUS.