Margarita Gómez Salas de Schetter

Margarita Gómez Salas de Schetter is an architect, urban planner and culture manager with professional experience in Argentina, Germany and Mozambique. She has worked as an advisor, university lecturer and as a consultant in the following areas:

  • Urban development and planning
  • Urban design and architecture
  • Municipal development
  • Capacity building for local government
  • Project design and management
  • Regional tourism planning
  • Culture management
  • Heritage mapping and conservation
  • Vulnerability and climate change
  • Research and teaching in higher education

She is a registered architect at the Ministry of Public Works and Housing in Mozambique and founding partner of desenho lda. Architecture/Urban Planning and Culture Management, Mozambique.

Umut Kienast-Duyar

Dr. Umut Kienast-Duyar is an urban planner with professional experience in Mozambique, South Africa, Germany and Turkey. She has proven her expertise as an advisor, a planner, a lecturer and a consultant in the following areas:

  • Urban planning and design
  • Community action research
  • Participatory planning
  • Strenghthening local government
  • Institutional learning and capacity building for local government
  • Review of regulatory frameworks
  • Livelihoods security
  • Project design and management
  • Result-oriented monitoring

She is a registered urban planner at the Chamber of Architects Berlin and member of the Trialog e.V. Association for Scientific Research into Planning and Building in the Developing World.