I am a visiting fellow at Newcastle University, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape.
My research interests are landscape architecture theory, methodology and history. My research is funded by a Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
I am assistant editor of the peer reviewed journal Landscape Research.
04/2005–10/2010: Technische Universität München, Germany
Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning
Title: Zwischenstadt: Stadt, Kulturlandschaft oder Wildnis? Eine Analyse unterschiedlicher Lesarten [Zwischenstadt: City, Cultural Landscape or Wilderness? An Analysis of Different Readings]
01/2008–05/2008: University of California, Berkeley, USA
Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Urban and Regional Development (IURD), College of Environmental Design (CED)
11/1998–01/2005: Technische Universität München, Germany
Diplom [equivalent to MA and BA] in Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning
10/2001–07/2002: Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Study of Urban Design and City Planning as exchange student in the ERASMUS programme
04/2010–08/2011: Technische Universität München, Germany
Research and Teaching Assistant [Wissenschaftliche Angestellte] at the Chair of Landscape Ecology, Study Faculty of Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning
German, English, passable Italian, some Swedish
Landscape architecture theory, methodology and history
Exporting Landscape Urbanism. An analysis of 'landscape', 'ecology', aesthetics' and 'hybridity' in the discourse of Landscape Urbanism and Ecological Urbanism
In my current research project I analyse the still quite recent notion of Landscape Urbanism and Ecological Urbanism. I am particularly interested in the following questions:
11/2011–10/2013: Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
02/2009–01/2010: PhD Scholarship by the Technische Universität München in the programme "Scholarship for the Advancement of Women in Science"
01/2006–01/2009: PhD Scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation