Prof. Dr. Joerg Fingerhut (HU Berlin) & Prof. Elisabeth Broermann (TU Berlin)

Prof. Dr. Joerg Fingerhut is a philosopher and researcher. He’s Vice Chairman Interdisciplinary Forum Neurourbanism e.V., Professor for Philosophy of Mind, LMU München (Deputy), Senior Researcher at the Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Head of research group Neurourbanism Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Head of research group Cultural Artifacts and Art (H2020 project ARTIS) Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. As an empirical philosopher, he collaborates with architects, neuroscientists and psychologists. In general, he is interested in the effect of cultural artifacts – built environment, images and films, visual art – on the mind. Within this general theory, urban spaces are seen as embodied media that show their inhabitants and visitors models of how we want to live as a society.

Prof. Elisabeth Broermann studied architecture at KIT and RWTH Aachen. Her professional focus is on sustainable construction, conversion and renovation. She is currently working on the A4F guest professorship at the TU Berlin as part of a team. Elisabeth Broermann worked for Grünhelme e.V. in Mauritania and is a trained mediator for planning processes.At Architects for Future, she was significantly involved in the successful Bundestag petition Bauwende.JETZT, coordinates the movement's public and political work and is active as a spokesperson. For A4F she was part of the think tank “Bauakademie” and serves on advisory-boards and juries.