Dr. Nadine Kuhla von Bergmann


Dr. Nadine Kuhla von Bergmann
Teaching areas:

Smart City Solutions

Architecture and Design
Master Smart City Solutions
Office hours:
by e-mail arrangement


  • Nadine is the founder and director of the agency “Creative Climate Cities” and was appointed as a visiting professor for “Smart Urbanism and Digital Strategies” at the University of Applied Science HfT Stuttgart from 2018 - 2020. As trained architect, she practiced urban design for a decade before she joined the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and later the African Climate and Development Initiative in Cape Town (ACDI). Nadine lectured and researched from 2012 - 2017 at the Department for Sustainable Urban Design at TU Berlin and headed the European research project “Smart Sustainable District – Green Moabit” focussing on bottom-up processes and integrated infrastructure design. Her dissertation about the transformative power of civil entrepreneurs in urban transition processes was published in 2018 under the title of “Urban Change Agents”.

University Projects

2019 - 2020

Case Study  of the MA course "Smart City Solutions": Siemensstadt Berlin

2018 - 2019

Case Study  of the MA course "Smart City Solutions": Smart City Ludwigsburg

2018 - 2020

Modul Lead & Lecturer: 1.1 Global Demographic, Climatic & Economic Developments and Challenges, 2.2 Smart Urban Design Principles, 2.4 Smart Urban Planning & Land Use Policies, 4.4 Urban Data Platforms, 6.4 resilience Strategies & Measures, 8.4 Leadership & Stakeholder Management



Supervision of Masterthesis "Digital visual tools as supporting instruments for collaborative decision-making process in Smart City Projects" by Mitchelle Rosales


Supervision of Masterthesis: "Evaluation of EU funded smart city projects to inform funding bodies and participating entities" by Rhea Clarissa Fernandes


Supervision of Masterthesis: "Active Citizen Engagement as an Asset for Conservation and Management of urban water bodies" by Amruta Jayawant


Supervision of Masterthesis: "Framework of Design Consideration for Autonomous Buses in Complex Urban systems" by Sanjana Ravi


  • 2020

    N. Kuhla von Bergmann & R. Dieterle (2020): "Case Study Project: Smart City Ludwigsburg", Project documentation of design studio in cooperation with the City of Ludwigsburg, Germany, HfT Stuttgart.

Office Projects

  • https://creativeclimatecities.org/