Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Lohrberg

Institute for Landscape Architecture | Faculty of Architecture | RWTH Aachen University



  • Evolving environment. Transforming landscapes

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

Academic Career and Awards

  • 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
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