Dr. Ignacio Castillo Ulloa
A02: Educational Spaces
Technische Universität Berlin
BH-5-1 | Room 228
+49 (0)30 firstname.lastname@example.org
Doctorate in Urban and Regional Planning | Berlin University of Technology | Title of Dissertation: Space and Radical planning: Linking protest action and local community self-development
2008 - 2010
M.Sc. Urban Management | Berlin University of Technology | Title of Master thesis: Megaprojects—Megaparticipation?
1998 - 2005
Licentiate in Architecture | University of Costa Rica | Title of graduation project: Modelo Análisis Imagen Urbana [Urban image analytical model]
07/2009 – 10/2010
Project assistant-Project manager
INPOLIS UCE GmbH | Berlin, Germany
05/2009 – 06/2009
(former) GTZ | Dhaka, Bangladesh
02/2009 – 04/2009
Center of Metropolitan Studies of the Berlin University of Technology | Berlin, Germany
Research Center on Urban Sustainable Development of the University of Costa Rica (ProDUS-UCR) | San José, Costa Rica
Project designer-Project manager
Freelance Architect | San José, Costa Rica
(urban) social movements
Protest action and self-development meets head-on urban growth. Lecture series summer 18: Interdisciplinary theory and practice. Berlin University of Technology: Berlin, 16 April-July 16, 2018.
How much of an anagram are (planning) theoretical and practical research? Urban Management Alumni Symposium. Berlin University of Technology: Berlin, 26-28 May 2016.
Self-organization and political subjectivity: Community development that overcomes structural impairment and exclusion. Community Development Society Annual Conference. Lexington: 19-22 July 2015.
Heading (inevitably) towards Trantor? (Urban) society, planning and ecology. Ecology Days Berlin. Humboldt University: Berlin, 12-16 May 2014.
Castillo, I. (forthcoming). Crystallising actual neighbourhood development via public space, ‘non-adversarial’ political subjectivity and extra-institutional politics. Jahrbuch Stadterneuerung 2018.
Castillo, I. (2017). Public space as catalyst for an alternative politics of neighborhood TRIALOG 126/127: 5-11.
Castillo, I. (2016). From apophenia to epiphany: Making planning theory-research-practice co-constitutive. plaNext—next generation planning 3: 16-35.
Castillo, I. (2015). Acting in reality within the cranny of the Real: Towards an alternative agency of urban commons. In: M. Dellenbaugh, M. Kip, M. Bieniok, A. Müller and M. Schwegmann (eds.) Urban Commons: Moving Beyond State and Market. Basel: Birkhäuser, pp.130-147.
Castillo, I. (2013a). Unravelling spaces of representation through insurgent planning actions. Planum—The Journal of Urbanism 26(1): 1-12.
Castillo, I. (2013b). Unravelling spaces of representation through insurgent planning actions. In: F. Chiodelli, B. De Carli, M. Falletti and L. Scavuzzo (eds.) Cities to be Tamed? Spatial Investigations Across the Global South. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp.262-283.