Malte studied sociology at the Freie Universität Berlin. Since 2007 he is a academic urban researcher and scholar, works in consultancy and projects of community work. His main research interest is to understanding community formations in todays complex and divers urbanity and to co-develop possible bottom up development trajectories. He did extended field work on place-making practice of immigrant entrepreneurs in Berlin. Derived from his research on professionalization strategies of young fashion designers, he helped start up the community-fashion-label “Made in Neukölln”. At the moment he is working for the German Society for Design Theory and Research (DGTF) and on his PHD Project.
PublicationsCommunity Infrastructuring – Designwerkzeuge zur partizipatorischen Stadtgestaltung.
Bergmann, Malte; Herlo, Bianca; Sametinger, Florian; Schubert, Jennifer; Unteidig, Andreas (2013): Community Infrastructuring – Designwerkzeuge zur partizipatorischen Stadtgestaltung. In: Lange, Bastian; Prasenc, Gottfried; Saico, Harald (Hg.): Ortsentwürfe. Urbanität im 21. Jahrhundert. Jovis Verlag, Berlin. p. 62-67.