Dipl.Ing. Rainer Goutrié
Rainer Goutrié holds a diploma in architecture from University of Stuttgart. During the years 2000-2005 he was working as a project architect in different companies planning and constructing public buildings and residential houses. He won several prices in architectural and urban planning competitions. From 2004 until 2010 he was working and teaching in the department of urban planning and design, chair of Prof Dr.-Ing. Helmut Bott, University of Stuttgart. His field of work was the urban planning education of 2nd year students and design classes for higher semester students. These mainly international related design classes and study trips lead him to e.g. Turkey, France, Netherlands and Brazil. In 2010 he started working as the coordinator of the “international module”, a compulsory part of Bsc. education that means working or studying abroad and he organizes the international office of the faculty of architecture and urban planning. Since 2016 he is part of the IUSD course coordinator team at University of Stuttgart.
MSc. Shaharin Annisa
Shaharin Elham Annisa was born in Bangladesh but grew up in Oman, completing her Bachelor’s degree at the German University of Technology (GUtech) in Oman, studying Urban Planning and Architectural Design (UPAD).She joined the UPAD department at GUtech after her graduation and worked as a teaching and research assistant for two years. Her bachelor thesis focused on creating a series of public squares at the city center of Al Buraimi (a border city of Oman). Furthermore she was involved in the design, construction and monitoring phase of Gutech’s Eco friendly house; a result of a competition which her team of students, academic staff and consultants had the opportunity to receive funds to win and construct. She finished her Master’s degree in University of Stuttgart in the program Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable design (IUSD) research on understanding the spatial effects of migration and livelihood of Bangladeshi immigrants in Oman (Gulf context). During her master studies she was part of the EZBET project based in Cairo working on the development of informal settlements. Her interests lie in earthen construction, urban informality and migration studies.