Department International Planning Systems

M.A. Agnes Matoga

Professional focus

Governance in accommodating shrinkage, temporary urbanism, informal and bottom-up urban development


Scientific career

Since 04/2019 PhD Candidate, Re-City ITN Project, Marie Sklodowksa-Curie Action, Horizon 2020, Department of International Planning Systems, Faculty of Spatial and Environmental Planning at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

10/2015 – 06/2018 Master of Arts (MA) in Spatial Planning and Spatial Research at University of Vienna

03/2011 – 04/2015 Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Spatial Planning at University of Technology Vienna


Publicationas and awards

„How media shape the perception of temporary use. A qualitative media analysis on vacancy and temporary uses in Vienna.
Winner of the Best Paper Award at the AESOP YA Conference 2017, Munich, Germany
disP-The Planning Review, Vol. 55, 85-96 doi.org/10.1080/02513625.2019.1598114

„Governance of temporary use.“
Winner of the Young Academics Best Paper Award at the AESOP Annual Congress 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden
to be published in Urban Planning and Design
Urban Design and Planning – published ahead of print

„Deconstructing temporary use. A tool between bottom-up and top-down urbanism within a changing planning culture?“
Runner-up for Best Paper Award at the AEOSP YA Conference 2018, Groningen, Netherlands
to be published in PlaNext (in review)

Matoga, A., Doyle, A., Avellini, E. and Vari, C. (2017): The Anyone - Anywhere Space(s)? Analyzing Diversity in Public Spaces. In: Franz, Y., C. Hintermann (eds.) (2017): Unravelling Complexities. Understanding Public Spaces. verlag.oeaw.ac.at/unravelling-complextities.

Matoga, A. & Franz, Y. (2018): Stadtteilentwicklung in den Niederlanden: Zwischen „active citizenship“ und kooperativen Planungsansätzen. Zur Vorbereitung und Durchführung einer Fachexkursion mit Geographiestudierenden. Geographische Rundschau, Heft 7-8/2018, Niederlande.


Teaching experience

03/2018 – 06/2019 Bachelor’s course ‚Applied Urban Research‘ (Summer Term 2018, Winter Term 2018/19, Summer Term 2019) University of Vienna, Department of Geography and Regional Research

10/2018 Invitation as expert on temporary use (Excursion on the topic of „Housing for all?“ by Dr. Yvonne Franz and Dr. Elisabeth Gruber) University of Vienna, Department of Geography and Regional Research


Other activities

Since 07/2018: Member of the AESOP Young Academics Coordination Team

Since 06/2019: Chair of the AESOP Young Academics Coordination Team

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M.A. Agnes Matoga

Department International Planning Systems

Pfaffenbergstraße 95
03-123
67663 Kaiserslautern

+49 (0)631 205 5186

agnes.matoga(at)ru.uni-kl.de

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