Technical University of Ostwestfalen-Lippe

Technical University of Ostwestfalen-Lippe (TH OWL) is a strong research university for applied sciences and arts that offers around 50 bachelor’s and master’s degrees and doctoral programs at three locations. It is firmly anchored in Ostwestfalen-Lippe, a lively and economically strong region in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia.

The TH OWL is creative, innovative and sustainable. It lives through the diversity of its specialist areas, which are technically, economically, creatively and artistically oriented.

Sustainable Landscape Design and Development Master’s Program

The master’s program focuses on landscape design and development, addressing social, ecological and aesthetic dimensions in an integrated way.

This research and design-based program combines a long German tradition of integrating landscape architecture and planning with an innovative approach to landscape design and development. It addresses 21st century challenges such as climate change, energy needs, health, food security, accelerating urbanization and migration, focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Students obtain an insight into the field of landscape design and development, acquire related typological knowledge, develop a critical understanding of different methods and gain experience in techniques and tools. This enables them to understand and intervene in different international contexts and to develop innovative landscape design and planning solutions at all scales, ranging from urban open spaces to urban systems, larger landscapes, and territories.

Contact: Mr. Andreas Adler

Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Standort Höxter, FB 9 Landschaftsarchitektur und Umweltplanung, An der Wilhelmshöhe 44, 37671 Höxter

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