Fabienne Hoelzel

Fabienne Hoelzel (dipl arch ETH MAS gta) founded in 2013 FABULOUS URBAN, a design and planning practice, focusing on community development in conflictual-controversial regions, after working during three years for one of Latin America‘s largest slum-upgrading program as the Urban Design and Planning Program Coordinator at São Paulo’s social housing and urban development authority Sehab, Brazil. Fabienne was the assistant-curator of the 4th IABR 2009 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to Kees Christiaanse and worked before with Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, after studies in architecture in Switzerland and the US. Since Fabienne has again joined the chair, she pursues a research project on urban governance, planning processes and instruments. She is also an Associate Lecturer at the Lucerne School for Engineering and Architecture.