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Prof. Dr. Dipl.Ing Helga FASSBINDER Professorin für Stadtplanung, Stiftung Biotope City; Editor in Chief, Biotope City Journal, Amsterdam


Urban planner, political scientist, writer, em. professor of University of Technology Eindhoven and University of Technology Hamburg-Harburg, former chairperson of the TUE Institute of Urban Renewal and Urban Management and Head of the TUHH Institute of Urban Planning and Development. Since 2006 she is member and vice chairperson of the Technische Advies Commissie Hoofdgroenstructuur (a committee for the protection of green zones) of the City of Amsterdam. 1990 she initiated the Stadtforum Berlin and was boardmember and advisor of the Senator until 1997. 2004 she created the Foundation Bitope City. She has been guest professor lecturing in many places througout Europe on urban renewal, planning, housing and meanwhile especially about the item "The dense city as nature".