Susanne Hauser is a professor for art history and cultural studies at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of the Arts Berlin.

1983–88: researcher at the Technical University of Berlin, working on semiotics. 1989: PhD thesis about literary views of the city; 1988–95: Employed at the Büro für Organisationsberatung in Berlin. 1995–96: Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute for Advanced Study). 1999: Habilitation thesis in cultural studies on the transformation of old industrial sites. Teaches cultural studies and architecture in Berlin, Innsbruck, Kassel and Stockholm; guest lecturer in Washington D.C. and Paris.

Recent publications: Metamorphosen des Abfalls: Konzepte für alte Industrieareale (Frankfurt am Main and New York, 2001); Spielsituationen: Über das Entwerfen von Städten und Häusern (Cologne, 2003); Ästhetik der Agglomeration, Wuppertal (with Christa Kamleithner, 2006).

appearance at Tuned City
urban space and sonic experience / 03.07.08