Prof.dr.ing. C.M. Hein
Carola Hein is Professor and Head, Chair History of Architecture and Urban Planning at Delft University of Technology. She has published widely in the field of architectural, urban and planning history and has tied historical analysis to contemporary development. Among other major grants, she received a Guggenheim Fellowship to pursue research on The Global Architecture of Oil and an Alexander von Humboldt fellowship to investigate large-scale urban transformation in Hamburg in international context between 1842 and 2008. Her current research interests include the transmission of architectural and urban ideas, focusing specifically on port cities and the global architecture of oil. She has curated Oildam: Rotterdam in the oil era 1862-2016 at Museum Rotterdam. She serves as IPHS Editor for Planning Perspectives and as Asia book review editor for Journal of Urban History.
Her books include: The Routledge Planning History Handbook (2017), Uzō Nishiyama, Reflections on Urban, Regional and National Space (2017), History, Urbanism, Resilience, Proceedings of the 2016 IPHS conference (2016), Port Cities: Dynamic Landscapes and Global Networks (2011), Brussels: Perspectives on a European Capital (2007), European Brussels. Whose capital? Whose city? (2006), The Capital of Europe. Architecture and Urban Planning for the European Union (2004), Rebuilding Urban Japan after 1945 (2003), and Cities, Autonomy and Decentralisation in Japan. (2006), Hauptstadt Berlin 1957-58 (1991). She has also published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, books, and magazines.
Select Awards and Fellowships
2016 Volkswagen Foundation grant: ArchiMediaL Main Applicant, Participants: TU Delft (BK/EWI), VU Amsterdam, HCU Hamburg, Duisburg) (450.000 Euro), https://archimedial.wordpress.com/
2017 Marie Curie IF grant for Nancy Couling “urbanization of the ocean”
2016 Grant by the KNAW in support of a workshop on Petroleumscapes 12/2017
2016-2017Co-recipient: 4TU Lighthouse Grant “RePrinting Architectural Heritage” https://www.4tu.nl/bouw/en/lighthouse2017/Re-Printing%20Architectural%20Heritage/
2016 Participant in Creative Industries KIEM Grant Award: Re-Printing Architectural Heritage: Questions of original and representation in 3D print innovation
2016 Creative Industries KIEM Grant Award: Petroleumscapes along the Maas: Visualizing oil’s impact and promoting citizen science at Museum Rotterdam
2016 Grant by the van Eesteren-Fluck & van Lohuizen (EFL) Foundation for research on planning manuals
2015 Co-recipient: 3TU Lighthouse Grant “Understanding the Past to Design the Future through Augmented Reality—Learning from the Oil Revolution” http://www.3tu.nl/bouw/en/lighthouse2015/Understanding_the_Past/ s.a. vimeo.com/161355565
2014 Creative Industries KIEM Grant Award: “Understanding Cultural Landscapes”
2014 Grant by the van Eesteren-Fluck & van Lohuizen (EFL) Foundation for a Planning History workshop
2014 Grant by the KNAW for a conference on “Theories, Methodologies and Historical Case Studies of Global Urban Planning"
2008-11 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship for research on: Urban Identity in a Global Market: An analysis of Hamburg’s large-scale urban transformation projects in their local and international context between 1842 and 2008
2008 Award: Co-recipient of the 2008 Gerald Young Book Award sponsored by the Society for Human Ecology Book Award Committee to: Laconte, Pierre, and Carola Hein (eds.) (2007): Brussels: Perspectives on a European Capital
2008 Grant from the Mellon Foundation for continuation of International Faculty Group
2007/08 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship (http://www.brynmawr.edu/news/2007-04-26/hein.shtml, http://www.gf.org/April052007.html, http://www.gf.org/newfellow-fields.html)
1. Hein, Carola (ed.) (2017/forthcoming) Planning History Handbook, New York, Routledge.
2. Hein, Carola (ed), (2017/forthcoming) Uzō Nishiyama, Reflections on Urban, Regional and National Space: Three Essays, with an introduction by Carola Hein (Studies in International Planning History, Routledge)
3. Hein, Carola (ed.) (2016) History, Urbanism, Resilience, Proceedings of the 17th International Planning History Society Conference Delft, Netherlands, July 17-21, 2016, BK Open, 2016, 7 Volumes DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7480/iphs.2016.1-7
4. Hein, Carola (ed.) (2011): Port Cities: Dynamic Landscapes and Global Networks London: Routledge.
5. Laconte, Pierre, and Carola Hein (eds.) (2007): Brussels: Perspectives on a European Capital. Brussels: Publication of the Foundation for the Urban Environment. 130pp. (co-recipient of the 2008 Gerald Young International Book Award)
6. Hein, Carola, and Philippe Pelletier (eds.) (2006/2009): Cities, Autonomy and Decentralization in Japan. London: Routledge. 199pp.
7. Hein, Carola (ed.) (2006): Bruxelles l’Européene: Capitale de qui? Ville de qui?/ European Brussels. Whose capital? Whose city? Brussels: Cahiers de la Cambre-Architecture n 5, Brussels: La Lettre Volée, 2006. 313pp.
8. Hein, Carola (2004): The Capital of Europe. Architecture and Urban Planning for the European Union. Westport (CT): Greenwood/Praeger. 316pp.
9. Hein, Carola, Jeffry Diefendorf, and Yorifusa Ishida (eds.) (2003): Rebuilding Urban Japan after 1945. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 274pp.
10. Hein, Carola (main editor and author) (1991) Hauptstadt Berlin, internationaler städtebaulicher Ideenwettbewerb 1957/58. Berlin: Gebr. Mann. 300pp.
Convenership, Conference Organization
5.2017 Convener: Workshop The Global Petroleumscape at TU Delft
25-26.11/16 Co-Convener ICOMOS/TU Delft Workshop on Water and Heritage for the Future on behalf of the Center for Global Heritage and Development held at TU Delft and Fort Fechten
17-21/16 Convener of the 17th International Planning History Society (IPHS) conference at TU Delft
11-13/6/15 Convener of Planning History Workshop at TU Delft
4/2013 Co-organized multiple sessions on Japanese Cities in Global Context, and on Port City Scapes for the American Association of Geographers in Los Angeles
1/2013 Co-organized a conference on Global Gateways, Local Dead-Ends? The Transformation of Port Cities between Blockade and Mobilization with colleagues from the HafenCity University Hamburg.
2012 Organized a conference on Japanese Cities in Global Context with colleagues from the Trico and support from a Mellon Tri-Co Seed Grant, Lee Frank Lecture Fund at Swarthmore, East Asian Studies Department at Haverford, Center for Visual Culture, Japanese Section of Modern Languages and Literatures at Swarthmore, Growth and Structure of Cities Program, Provost’s office and the Deans Office.
2011 Organized a conference on Port Cities: The Interdependencies of Global Shipping Networks and Urban Transformation of Port Cities at the Hamburg Museum with support from the HafenCity University Hamburg, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Bund Deutscher Architekten Hamburg.
11/2008 Organized a conference on Port Cities and Networking in Local and Global Contexts, with support from the Center for Social Sciences, the Center for Visual Culture, a Mellon Tri-Co Seed Grant, Middle Eastern Studies Program, Growth and Structure of Cities Program, and the Deans Office
2001 Organized a colloquium on “The Rebuilding of Japan’s Bombed Cities. A Comparative Analysis” at Bryn Mawr College
2000 Organized symposium on “Japanese Cities and Architecture” at Bryn Mawr College
1. Carola Hein and Mohamad Sedighi (2017) “Iran’s Global Petroleumscape: The Role of Oil in Shaping Khuzestan and Tehran. Architectural Theory Review doi.org/10.1080/13264826.2018.1379110
2. (2016) “Port Cities and Urban Waterfronts: How Localized Planning Ignores Water as Connector,” Wires Water, 3:3: 419-438, doi: 10.1002/wat2.1141 (Cover Image 3:3, Carola Hein, DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1153
3. (2016) Guest Editor Special Section: “Japanese Cities in Global Context” Journal of Urban History, 42:3.
4. (2016) “Introduction” Journal of Urban History, 42:3, 1-14.
5. (2016) “Port cityscapes: Conference and research contributions on port cities” Planning Perspectives. No 31.2, 313-326
6. Helen Meller & Carola Hein (2016) Report on ‘Planning History Workshop’ held at TU Delft, June 11–13, 2015, Planning Perspectives, 31:1, 121-129
7. (2015) “Cities (and Regions) Within a City: Subnational representations and the creation of European imaginaries in Brussels” International Journal of Urban Sciences, 1-15
8. (2015) "Editorial – Thirty Years On." Planning Perspectives, no. 30 (1):1-10.
9. Abbot, Sophia, Alison Cook-Sather, and Carola Hein (2014) "Mapping Classroom Interactions: A Spatial Approach to Analyzing Patterns of Student Participation." Issue to Improve the Academy no. 33 (2): 131–152.
10. (2014) “Port cities and urban wealth: between global networks and local transformations” Int. J. of Global Environmental Issues, Vol. 13, Nos. 2/3/4, 339-361.
11. (2014) The exchange of planning ideas from Europe to the USA after the Second World War: introductory thoughts and a call for further research. Planning Perspectives: Special Issue on Transnational Urbanism (edited by Carola Hein).
12. (2010) “Shaping Tokyo: Land Development and Planning Practice in the Early Modern Japanese Metropolis” Journal of Urban History vol 36 no 4: 447-484.
13. (2009) "Global Landscapes of Oil," New Geographies 02: Landscapes of Energy, edited by Rania Ghosn, p. 33-42.
14. (2008) “Machi: Neighborhood and Small Town. The Foundation for Urban Transformation in Japan,” Journal of Urban History, Special Issue on “Decentering Urban History: Peripheral Cities in the Modern World” vol 34 no 6: 995-1012.
15. (2006): “European Spatial Development, the Polycentric EU Capital, and Eastern Enlargement.” Comparative European Politics 4, no 2: 253-271.
17. (2006): “In Search of Icons for a United Europe” CITY 10, no. 1 (2006): 71-89. http://rsa.tandfonline.com/eprint/968v8hZZBq35UN26yP6F/full
18. (2002):"Maurice Rotival: French Planning on a World-Scale (Part I)." Planning Perspectives 17, no. 3 (2002): 247-65. (The Planning Perspectives Best Article Prize 2002-03)
19. (2002): "Maurice Rotival: French Planning on a World-Scale (Part II)." Planning Perspectives 17, no. 4 (2002): 325-44. (The Planning Perspectives Best Article Prize 2002-03)
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