Antje Stokman gave speech at the first Landezine LIVE that took place at the Old Power Station in Ljubljana, Slovenia on January 20th 2017.
Antje Stokman is a landscape architect and professor of landscape planning and ecology. After graduation in 2000, she worked on several international projects with Rainer Schmidt Landschaftsarchitekten and has been a member of the German Chamber of Architects since 2004. In 2005, she became an Associate Professor of Ecosystem Design and Watershed Management at Hanover University as well as member of the STUDIO URBANE LANDSCHAFTEN, an interdisciplinary research, practice and teaching platform on the topic of urban landscapes.
Since 2010, she is director of the Institute of Landscape Planning and Ecology at Stuttgart University and co-founder of the international Masters Programme “Integrated Urbanism and sustainable Design”. Her work focuses on strategies to develop infrastructural and ecological systems as a basis for sustainable urban form and design of urban landscapes. She was awarded the Topos Landscape Award in 2011 and the Lower Saxony Science Prize in 2009. She has been serving as a member of the German national advisory council on spatial planning from 2010-2014 and the sustainability council of the province Baden-Württemberg since 2012.