Speakers




Ferdinand Ludwig

Baubotanik, Stuttgart


Alina Schick

visioverdis, Stuttgart


Gerhild Bornemann

German Aerospace Center, Cologne


Daniel Röhr

UBC, Vancouver






Marion Waller

Reinventing Paris, Paris


Stefano Boeri

Stefano Boeri Architetti, Milano


Klaus K. Loenhart

terrain: Graz/Munich


Richard Hassell

WOHA, Singapore


Christoph Ingenhoven

ingenhoven architects, Düsseldorf





Christoph Ingenhoven











Richard Hassell











Stefano Boeri











Klaus K. Loenhart













Marion Waller














Daniel Röhr












Gerhild Bornemann














Alina Schick













Ferdinand Ludwig

















Christoph Ingenhoven, architect, founding partner of ingenhoven architects, Düsseldorf, Germany – founding member of the German Sustainable Building Council. Christoph Ingenhoven is also author of the concept „supergreen“. Projects include the Marina One in Singapore and Kö-Bogen 2 in Düsseldorf.







Richard Hassell and Wong Mun Summ, architects, Founding Partners of WOHA, Singapore, WOHA won international awards and published books including „WOHA: Breathing Architecture“ and „Garden City - Mega City“. Projects include the PARKROYAL on Pickering and the Oasia Hotel Downtown , Singapore.







Stefano Boeri, architect and uban planner, Founding Partner of Stefano Boeri Architetti, Milan, Italy – former editor-in-chief of the international magazine Domus. Professor in Urban Planning at Polytechnic University of Milan. Projects include the Bosco Verticale in Milan.







Klaus K. Loenhart, architect, landscape architect and theorist. He studied at the Munich University of Applied Sciences and at the Harvard Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, USA. He is founder of the office terrain: that is based in Graz and Munich. Currently he is a professor at ia&l and Landlab at the Technical University of Graz. Projects include the Breathe.Austria – Austrian Pavilion Expo Milan 2015.







Marion Waller, works as an advisor to the Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of urban planning, architecture, attractiveness and the Greater Paris projects. She has been the lead advisor on the recent „Reinventing Paris“ competition. Previously, Marion studied Urban planning at Sciences Po Paris and Contemporary Philosophy at the Ecole Normale Supérieure. She just published a book called “Natural artefacts” about ecological restoration and a new ethics for natural entities.







Daniel Röhr, landscape architect, Professor at the School for Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of British Columbia and founder of Greenskins Lab. His current research und publications focuses on the integration of green roofs as part of a holistic system for stormwater management.








Gerhild Bornemann, ecologist, German Aerospace Center, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Cologne, Germany – Research includes the development of closed biological systems for space applications and their applicability in future agricultural systems, including urban farming. She is currently involved in the projects Eu:CROPIS, a satelite mission to evaluate tomato growth in space, and C.R.O.P. (Combined Regenerative Organic food Production), which focuses on wastewater reuse in hydroponic greenhouses and life support systems.







Alina Schick, biologist, Stuttgart, Germany, founded the company Visioverdis. Visioverdis deals with facade greening systems and designs, developer of GraviPlants that allow to grow plants horizontally, including integrated irrigation systems. Alina Schick holds a doctorate from the University Hohenheim, Germany. Her current research deals with plant response to environmental stimuli as well as facade greening services.







Ferdinand Ludwig, architect, urban planner and researcher, Stuttgart, Germany. ludwig.schönle and Research Group Baubotanik. Projects include House of Future Berlin, Plane-Tree-Cube Nagold and Baubotanik Tower, Wald- Ruhestetten, Germany