Professor / Founder-Director | GermanyFabienne Hoelzel is Professor of Urban Design at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design and the Founder-Director of FABULOUS URBAN. Formally, Fabienne was the head of the Urban Design and Planning Team at the Housing and Urban Development Authority of the City of São Paulo, Brazil, and twice a research associate at the Institute for Urban Design at ETH Zurich. Her field of research is planning theory. FABULOUS URBAN is an urban design practice, think-tank, and NGO specialising in research-led design in regions of the global South. Through the organisation, Fabienne is involved in civil-society-led urban planning policy development and strategic small-scale upgrading projects in low-income communities in Lagos, Nigeria.