Portrait von Corina Buckenberger

Dr. Corina Buckenberger

  • PostDoc
  • Group: Society
  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Kaiserstr. 12
    76131 Karlsruhe

Corina Buckenberger

Please note that this page has not been updated since 2019.

Research interests

  • Urban geography and housing
  • Social and economic geography
  • Residential environments and people
  • Environmental psychology



since 2014 Lecturer, PostDoc, Department of Geography and Geoecology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
2013 PhD in Geography, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Thesis title: “Housing qualities: Myths and meanings in Auckland, New Zealand”
2007-2012 Teaching Assistant, Tutor and Guest Lecturer at the School of Environment, University of Auckland, New Zealand
2006 BSc (eqv.) Mathematics
2005 MSc (eqv.) Geography
Thesis title:”Historical Geography of Monaco”
2004 MSc (eqv.) Mathematics
1997-2005 Tertiary Studies in Geography, Chemistry and Mathematics at the University of Karlsruhe



Contributions in peer-reviewed journals
2015Buckenberger, C. (2015): Review. Peter Hall (2014): Good cities, better lives – how Europe discovered the lost art of urbanism. Housing Studies. 10.1080/02673037.2015.1051309

2012Buckenberger, C. (2012): Meanings of housing qualities in suburbia: empirical evidence from Auckland, New Zealand. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 27(1), pp. 69–88. 10.1007/s10901-011-9241-x

Book chapters
2008Buckenberger, C. (2008): How quality matters: Insights into the life-time of Auckland’s typical homes. In: Finch, L. (ed.): Seachange: New and renewed urban landscapes 9th Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference Proceedings (CD).

Publications in Conference Proceedings
2015Buckenberger, C. (2015): Town and gown – an explorative investigation into the urban fabric of studentification in Karlsruhe, Germany. In: ENHR conference “Housing and Cities in a time of change: are we focusing on People?”, Lissabon, Portugal.

2014Buckenberger, C. (2014): Housing qualities: the insiders’ views. In: ENHR conference “Beyond Globalisation: Remaking housing policy in a complex world”, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2012Buckenberger, C. (2012): The significance of gentrification and DIY in the making of housing qualities – empirical evidence from Auckland, New Zealand. In: ENHR conference “Housing: Local Welfare and Local Markets in a Globalized World”, Lillehammer, Norway.

2010Buckenberger, C. (2010): “Only the inside of the house is really mine”: moving towards a new sense of place – evidence from Auckland, New Zealand. In: ENHR conference "Urban Dynamics and Housing Change - Crossing into the 2nd Decade of the 3rd Millennium", Istanbul, Turkey.

2009Buckenberger, C. (2009): Housing qualities in suburban Auckland – the suburban pavlova paradise? In: Proceedings of Asia Pacific Network of Housing Research (APNHR) Conference and Australasian Housing Researchers Conference (AHRC), Sydney, Australia.

2008Buckenberger, C. (2008): Dream homes or wooden tents? Insights into suburban housing quality experiences in Auckland. pp. 131–147. In: Kristensen, H. (ed.): Proceedings from the conference: Home and Urbanity. Copenhagen, Denmark: Centre for Housing and Welfare.