April 14, 2016
66 Chancellors Cir, Winnipeg, MB
12:30 PM | Food for Thought
April 14, 2016 | Centre Space
Faculty of Architecture
University of Manitoba
Prof. Weilacher researches the links between modern landscape architecture, the visual arts and garden design history in conjunction with forward-looking urban and cultivated landscape developments. The focus lies on the sustainable alteration of industrial landscapes to make new space for human habitation and nature.
After studying landscape architecture at TUM and California State Polytechnic University Pomona/Los Angeles, Prof. Weilacher was a research fellow and lecturer at the University of Karlsruhe and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich. In 2001, he did his doctorate at ETH Zurich. He was appointed professor of landscape architecture and design at the University of Hanover in 2002. He served as the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Sciences from 2006 to 2008. In 2009, he accepted the position of full professor at TUM. Prof. Weilacher is the author of numerous internationally published books. He is a member of the German Work Federation, the Bavarian Chamber of Architects, the German Society for Garden Art and Landscape Culture and the advisory board of the Center for Garden Art and Landscape Architecture. He is a member of the advisory board of the Center for Garden Art and Landscape Architecture at the University of Hanover (Leibniz Universität Hannover).
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