Elke Beyer is an urban researcher and historian at the Institute for Architecture, Berlin Institute of Technology (TU Berlin). She taught history and theory of architecture at ETH Zurich, where she completed her PhD. She was a research associate in the exhibition project Shrinking Cities (2002–08) in Berlin and at the Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space in Erkner. Her research fields include architecture and urban planning in the postwar era, leisure architecture and global knowledge transfer in architecture and urbanism.
As of November 2019