People

Dr. Karl Fischer

Urban Development and Design
Publications:
Books

Feussner H; Fischer F, 2008, Von der "Heimstätte" zur Wohnstadt - Transformationen eines Unternehmens zwischen "Weimarer Republik" und 21. Jahrhundert. = From Homestead Institution to “Wohn-Stadt Inc.”. Transformations of a Housing and Urban Development Corporation between Weimar Republic and 21st Century, Kassel University Press, Kassel

Book Chapters

Fischer KF, 2017, 'Der grosse Plan“ zwischen urbanem Gesamtkunstwerk und Stadtlandschaft: Canberra 1910 bis in die Gegenwart', in Bodenschatz H; Kress C (ed.), Kult und Krise des großen Plans im Städtebau, Imhof, Petersberg, pp. 189 - 200

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2017, 'Canberra: ‘Normalization’ or ‘the Pride of Time’', in Hamnett C; Freestone R (ed.), Planning Metropolitan Australia, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 170 - 194

Fischer KF; Bertram G, 2014, 'Post-Post-War Re-Construction of a Destroyed Heimat: Perspectives on German Discourse and Practice', in Diefendorf JM; Ward J (ed.), Transnationalism and the German City, Palgrave MacMillan, London, pp. 207 - 221, http://us.macmillan.com/transnationalismandthegermancity/JeffryMDiefendorf#toc

Fischer KF, 2014, 'Berlin's International Building Exhibitions 1957 and 1984/87', in Freestone R; Amati M (ed.), Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture, Ashgate, UK, pp. 261 - 276, http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409454595

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2013, 'Canberra: an Exemplar of International Orientations in City and Regional Planning', in Colman J; Gossop C (ed.), Frontiers of Planning: Visionary futures for human settlements, edn. 1st, ISOCARP, Brisbane, pp. 80 - 95, http://www.isocarp.org/index.php?id=145#c4016

Fischer KF; Lueken-Isberner F, 2013, 'Gauhauptstadt und großer Plan – Neugestaltung und Neuordnung 1936 bis 1946 The Provincial Capital and The Big Plan - “Redesign” and “Restructuring” 1936-1946', in Flemming J; Krause-Vilmar D (ed.), Kassel in der Moderne, Schüren Verlag, Marburg, pp. 469 - 496

Fischer KF, 2013, 'Foreword: Windows Upon Urban Design in Berlin', in Bodenschatz H (ed.), Berlin Urban Design, edn. 2, Dom Pub, Berlin, pp. 6 - 11, http://www.dom-publishers.com/products/en/History-and-Theory/Berlin-Urban-Design.html

Fischer KF; Altrock U, 2013, '"That is the way the cookie crumbles" - New Paradigm Changes in Times of Globalization and Deregulation', in Schubert D (ed.), Contemporary Perspectives on Jane Jacobs, Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey

Fischer KF, 2012, 'Zur Governance der Gartenstadt. Magdeburg zwischen „Rotenburg“ und „Protzenheim“, = On the Governance of the Garden City. Magdeburg between “Red Rotenburg” and “Boastville”', in Altrock U; Bertram G (ed.), Wer entwickelt die Stadt?, transcript Verlag, pp. 167 - 178

Fischer KF; Altrock U; Bertram G; Fischer F, 2012, 'Städtische Governance in historischer Perspektive, = Urban Governance in Historical Perspective', in Altrock U; Bertram G (ed.), Wer entwickelt die Stadt?, transcript Verlag, pp. 7 - 26

Fischer KF, 2012, 'Umbau in modernen und nachmodernen Zeiten. = Transformations in Modern and Postmodern Times.', in Eichenlaub AG; Pristl T (ed.), Umbau mit Bestand, edn. Schriften des Fachbereichs Architektur Stadtplanung Landscha, Reimer, Berlin, pp. 207 - 230

Fischer KF, 2012, 'Paradigmenwechsel zwischen Moderne, Nachmoderne und galoppierender Globalisierung. = Paradigm Changes in Times of Modernism, Postmodernism and Rapid Globalization.', in Hrsg AS A D H S; Altrock U; Schmidt G; Schubert D; Kunze R (ed.), Schwerpunkt "40 Jahre Städtebauförderung - 50 Jahre Nachmoderne", Univerlag TU Berlin, pp. 207 - 230

Fischer KF, 2011, 'Die Neustrukturierung der stadtregionalen Politik und das Forschungsfeld „Von der Stadt der Moderne zur nachmodernen Stadtregion?“: = The Restructuring of urban regional politics and the research field „From the City of Modernity to the Postmodern City Region?”', in Altrock U; Aring J; Hahne U; Reuther I (ed.), Gewinnen - verlieren - transformieren (= Winning – Losing – Transforming: The European Urban Regions in Motion), Reimer, Berlin, pp. 25 - 46

Fischer KF, 2010, 'Coventry - Anmerkungen zu aktuellen Entwicklungen der Innenstadt. = Coventry – Comments on Current Developments of the Inner City', in Lübke I (ed.), Kooperative Stadtentwicklung durch kooperative Planung, edn. "Schriften des Fachbereichs Architektur Stadtplanung Landsch, Reimer, Berlin, pp. 145 - 149

Fischer KF, 2009, 'Gartenstadt (= Garden City)', in Lasch V; Kassel S (ed.), Kassel Lexikon, Euregioverlag, Germany

Fischer KF, 2009, 'Wiederaufbau (= Reconstruction)', in Lasch V; Stadt Kassel (ed.), Kassel Lexikon, Regioverlag, Kassel

Fischer KF, 2009, 'How German is it? An Essay in Epistemological Eclecticism', in Knieling J; Othengrafen F (ed.), Planning Cultures in Europe, Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Farnham, Surrey, pp. 65 - 94

Fischer KF, 2008, 'Die Unterneustadt in Kassel', in Kirschbaum M (ed.), Architektur generalistisch. Für A. Eichenlaub., Kassel University Press, Kassel, pp. 159 - 160

Edited Books

Fischer KF; Altrock U, (eds.), 2018, Windows Upon Planning History, First Edition, Routledge, London

Journal articles

Fischer KF, 2018, 'Robert Schmidt 1869–1934 – Stadtbaumeister in Essen und Landesplaner im Ruhrgebiet', Planning Perspectives, vol. 33, pp. 494 - 496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02665433.2018.1492130

Altrock U; Fischer KF, 2014, ''Windows Upon Planning History' conference at the University of Kassel, Germany, 7-9 February 2013', Planning Perspectives, vol. 29, pp. 393 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02665433.2014.898591

Fischer K, 2013, 'Canberra's centenary', Town Planning Review, vol. 84, pp. v - xiv, http://dx.doi.org/10.3828/tpr.2013.10

Fischer KF; Fischer KF, 2012, 'Mapping Modernism and Postmodernism', Arclos, pp. 78 - 83

Fischer KF, 2011, 'Berlin Urban Design – a Brief History. In: Planning Perspectives', Planning Perspectives: an international journal of history, planning and the environment, vol. Vol. 26, pp. 123 - 128

Conference Papers

Fischer KF, 2018, 'Windows Upon Planning History - Canberra', in Yokohama 2018. The 18th Conference of the International Planning History Society. Looking at the World History of Planning. Abstracts and Full Papers, International Planning History Society and Tokyo University, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 1304 - 1313, presented at Conference of the International Planning History Society, Yokohama, Japan, 15 July 2018 - 19 July 2018

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2016, 'Canberra’s planning culture in the 21st century', in Hein C (ed.), Proceedings of the 17th International Planning History Society Conference, Delft,, TU Delft, Delft, pp. 131 - 142, presented at International Planning History Society Conference, Delft, 17 July 2016 - 21 July 2016

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2015, 'Complexity, Planning and Fuzzy Responsibilities in Canberra since Self-government.', in Complexity, Planning and Fuzzy Responsibilities in Canberra since Self-government., AESOP AESOP Conference, Definite Space-Fuzzy Responsibilities, Prague, Czech Republic, presented at AESOP AESOP Conference, Definite Space-Fuzzy Responsibilities, Prague, Czech Republic, 13 August 2015 - 16 August 2015

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2014, 'Sustainability vs Resilience in the Planning History of Canberra', in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience, London, UK, 3 – 5 November 2014, 2nd International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience, London, UK, presented at 2nd International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience, London, UK, 03 November 2014 - 05 November 2014

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2014, 'Sustainability as a key theme in the planning history of Canberra', in Silver C (ed.), Proceedings of the 16 th International Planning History Society, University of Florida, St. Augustine in Florida, pp. 344 - 376, presented at Conference of the International Planning History Society, St. Augustine in Florida, 20 July 2014 - 15 July 2014, http://iphs2014.dcp.ufl.edu/documents/Final/IPHS%202014-%20Full%20Papers-Volume%201-Final.pdf

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2013, 'Canberra 2013 – Planning and Urban Development Challenges at the Centenary of the National Capital', in Ruming K; Randolph B; Gurran N (eds.), State of Australian Cities Conference 2013: Refereed Proceedings, SOAC Research Network, Sydney, presented at State of Australian Cities Conference 2013, Sydney, 26 November 2013 - 29 November 2013, http://www.soacconference.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Fischer-Economy.pdf

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2013, 'Canberra 2013 – Planning and the Centennial', in Canberra 2013 – Planning and the Centennial, Planning for Resilient Cities & Regions, Joint AESOP/ACSP Congress, Dublin 2013, Dublin, presented at Planning for Resilient Cities & Regions, Joint AESOP/ACSP Congress, Dublin 2013, Dublin, 15 July 2013 - 19 July 2013

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2013, 'The Gift of the Griffins to the Continuing City', in The Gift of the Griffins to the Continuing City, A Cultivated City: The Griffins in Canberra, National Library of Australia Symposium, Canberra, presented at A Cultivated City: The Griffins in Canberra, National Library of Australia Symposium, Canberra, 02 May 2013 - 02 May 2013

Fischer KF, 2013, 'Canberra - An International Perspective', in Canberra - An International Perspective, PLANNING INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA 2013 NATIONAL CONGRESS, presented at PLANNING INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA 2013 NATIONAL CONGRESS, 24 March 2013 - 27 March 2013

Fischer KF, 2013, 'Keynote Lecture: Celebrating Canberra', in Keynote Lecture: Celebrating Canberra, PLANNING INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA 2013 NATIONAL CONGRESS, Canberra, presented at PLANNING INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA 2013 NATIONAL CONGRESS, Canberra, 24 March 2013 - 27 March 2013

Fischer KF; Fischer KF, 2011, 'Canberra - 100 Years of Planning History - Paper and Outline for Round Table Talk', in Canberra - 100 Years of Planning History - Paper and Outline for Round Table Talk, World Planning Schools Conference, Perth, presented at World Planning Schools Conference, Perth, 04 July 2011 - 08 July 2011

Conference Presentations

Fischer K, 2018, 'Kassel und Coventry als Modellstädte des modernen Neuaus - Pfad-Abhängigkeiten und (Auf)Brüche - Path Dependencies', presented at Wie entwicklungsfaehig ist die wiederaufgebaute Stadt?, Kassel, 22 October 2018 - 23 October 2018

Fischer K, 2018, 'Windows Upon World Administrative Cities. Directions for Research and Action.', presented at First World Administrative Cities Conference, Ankara, 04 September 2018 - 06 September 2018

Fischer K; Weirick J, 2018, 'Canberra – Controversies and Counter Discourses', presented at 14th International Conference on Urban History, 2018, Urban Renewal and Resilience. Cities in Comparative Perspective, 28 August 2018 - 01 September 2018

Fischer KF, 2017, 'Capital Cities - Canberra Case Study', presented at World Administrative City Forum, Sejong City, South Korea, 30 June 2017 - 01 July 2017

Fischer KF, 2017, 'Canberra Capital City Case Study.', presented at World Administrative City Forum, Sejong City, South Korea, 29 June 2017 - 02 July 2017

Fischer KF, 2017, 'Open cities? Learning from Australia and Germany', presented at European Green Australia Summit, Berlin, 10 August 2017 - 10 August 2017

Fischer KF, 2016, 'City Visions. The Berlin Exhibition transformed at UNSW. Opening Adress', presented at Living in the City. Problems and Challenges, Gdynia, Poland, 23 June 2016 - 23 June 2016

Fischer K; Weirick J, 'Tram City, Motopia and Light Rail Commercialism in Canberra', presented at Conference of the Association of European Schools of Planning, Venice, 09 July 2019 - 13 July 2019

Reports

Weirick J; Hawken SG; Lawton J; Fischer K, 2016, City Visions II: method and design, UNSW Built Environment, UNSW, MUDD Folio