Kosta Mathey

Kosta Mathey has a postgraduation in housing by the Architectural Association in London. In 1980 he started to teach as an assistant lecturer at TU Darmstadt and also founded the TRIALOG, a jornal for Planning and Building in the Third World. Between 2002 and 2011 Mathey hold the Chair for Planning and Building in Developing Regions (PAR) at TU Darmstadt, when was responsable for the creation and direction of the international Master Program ‘International Cooperation and Urban Development’ which later on was the EC ‘Erasmus Mundus Program’ for its Excellency. Besides TU Darmstadt, he has worked in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and has extensively published on urban issues in journals, edited books and monographies.