CV and professional practice

  • since 2010
    Head of the Institute for Landscape Architecture, RWTH Aachen University

  • 05/2002 to 10/2003
    Visiting professor of Landscape History and aesthetics at University of Kassel

  • 10/2002 to present
    Founded the Lohrberg Urban Landscape Design Practice, Stuttgart – established as a partnership practice from 2011

  • 06/2009
    Appointment to the Germany Academy for City Development and Regional Planning

  • 11/2001
    Awarded Dr. Ing. from the Faculty of Architecture and City Planning, University of Stuttgart. PhD Thesis: “Urban Agriculture in City and Open Space Planning”

  • 04/1994 to 10/2001
    Assistant at the Institute for Landscape Planning and Ecology, University of Stuttgart, Faculty of Architecture and City Planning

  • 10/1991 to 04/1994
    Project worker with “Open Space Planning Group” Practice, Hannover

  • 09/1991
    Diploma in Landscape Management from University of Hannover


    Awards, distinctions and scholarships

    • 2016
      German Urban Development Prize – Commendation for the Hallschlag Open Space Concept, Black Forest Construction Awards – Prize for the Donaueschingen und Donauquelle Residential District project
    • 2015
      Exemplary construction Stuttgart 2011-2015, for the Hohewartstraße Stuttgart-Feuerbach Kindergarten project
    • 2009
      National prize for integrating city development and construction culture: prize in the category, Development of City, Region and Landscape for the Marktredwitz „Without Borders“ Garden show 2006: “Building Cities, Living Cities”
    • 2007
      For the Marktredwitz „Without Borders“ Garden show 2006: Briggs and Strattons Award for one of the 10 best parks in Germany.
    • 2006
      For the Marktredwitz „Without Borders“ Garden show 2006: Eon Bavaria Environment Prize and recognition in the Bavarian State competition, “The Exemplary Model City” for the rehabilitation and regeneration of urban brownfield areas.
    • 2004
      For the Documentation Centre for the Lieberose Concentration Camp / Jamlitz Soviet Special Camp. ”Quality Buildings for the State of Brandenburg”, BDA Brandenburg
    • 1990
      Award of the Peter-Joseph-Lenné Prize of the State of Berlin