Urban Energy Landscapes

Uranium- Lignite

 

By: Joanna von Essen, Jeppe Kalnæs, Joseph Smithard, Lilian Volpert & Jana Wechtenbruch

Qianyi Lu, Xinhe Deng, Yilong Wu & Yuqiu Liu

Studio:
“Urban Energy Landscapes”

Prof. Dr. Elke Beyer
Rosa Pintos Hanhausen
David Bauer

Katerina Marečková
Ludwig Thanhäuser
Veit Vogel

Habitat Unit

To construct a narrative our presentation illustr-ates the Afro-European life cycle of uranium, from the French nuclear mining company Oranao’s procurement facilities in Arlit, Niger to sub-sequent commodification facilities in France and a chosen repository site in Gorleben, Germany.


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Our group research focus on lignite industry in Lusatia region of Germany. Ever since the first mining operation in Lusatia in eighteen forty four lignite has long been Germany's traditional fossil fuel, while Germany has been the largest lignite producer in the world up till now. However, lignite industry sector is standing at a crossroad with latest policy indicating that all lignite industry shall be phased out by twenty thirty.

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BB2040

[EN]   Berlin Brandenburg 2040 was initiated by the Habitat Unit in cooperation with Projekte International and provides an open stage and platform for multiple contributions of departments and students of the Technical University Berlin and beyond. The project is funded by the Robert Bosch Foundation.

[DE]   Berlin Brandenburg 2040 wurde initiiert von der Habitat Unit in Kooperation mit Projekte International und bietet eine offene Plattform für Beiträge von Fachgebieten und Studierenden der Technischen Universität Berlin und darüberhinaus. Das Projekt wird von der Robert Bosch Stiftung gefördert.

Organized by:

TU-HU-RBS

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