Prof. Dr. Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn

Prof. Dr. Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn
Prof. Dr. Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn
Position
Emeritus/Retired Professors
Institute of Landscape Architecture

Additional Personal Information

  • Resume

    Prof. Dr. Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn, born 1952,

    Studied landscape management at the University of Hannover; worked at the Bernhard David planning office in Ahrensburg (1981-82),

    Research associate at the Institute for Open Space Development and Planning-Related Sociology, University of Hannover (1983-89),

    Research assistant at the Berlin University of the Arts (1990-91),

    Worked on research projects on the recent history of open space planning (in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Gert Gröning),

    Dr.-Ing. at the Berlin University of the Arts (1989).

    Fellow at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Institute of Harvard University (Nov. 1989 - June 1990),

    Director of the Studies in Landscape Architecture Department, Dumbarton Oaks (1991-96),

    Since October 1996, Professor at the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape, Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany, teaching history of open space planning,

    Co-founder of the Center for Garden Art and Landscape Architecture (CGL), Leibniz University Hannover,

    since 2003 chairman of the board of the CGL,

    Member of the expert commission for the new conception of the Bergen-Belsen Memorial (2000-08),

    Member of the project advisory board Garden Region Hannover (since May 2007).

  • Main Research Topics

    One of the focal points of his research lies in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and especially in the period of National Socialism and its relations to landscape architecture. Numerous book publications and articles are available on this and other topics, including:

    • Auf der Suche nach Arkadien - zu Landschaftsidealen und Formen der Naturaneigung in der Jugendbewegung und ihrer Bedeutung für die Landespflege, Arbeiten zur sozialwissenschaftlich orientierten Freiraumplanung, Bd. 11, München 1990; (Hg.) Nature and Ideology.
    • Natural Garden Design in the Twentieth Century (Washington D. C., 1997); (mit Gert Gröning, Hg.) Naturschutz und Demokratie!?,
    • CGL-Studies, Bd. 3, München, 2006; (mit Hubertus Fischer, Hg.) Gärten und Parks im Leben der jüdischen Bevölkerung nach 1933, CGL-Studies, Bd. 5, München, 2008.