Gwendolyn Kusters

Gwendolyn Kusters Gwendolyn Kusters



Professional goals

Interdisciplinary residential development for a social and sustainable coexistence on municipal, federal and European level as well as worldwide

Short profile

· 16 years of professional practice in different municipal administrations in the fields of open space planning, project management, public participation and urban planning;
· several months of work experience in the city planning office of the digital City Council in Bristol, England and the citizen participation agency Zebralog in Berlin, Germany;
· since 8 years political representative for 540 landscape architects in the the Chamber of Architects of Lower Saxony, including 3 years on the board of directors
· since 4 years active member in the BDLA, since September 2020 in the board of the regional association of Lower Saxony and Bremen
· 10 years of involvement in the New Kammer, an open network of urban planners, architects, interior- and landscape architects
· Very strong interest in the performance of landscape architecture for a more social and sustainable future

Professional background

since 09/2020 City of Garbsen, Department of Urban Planning and Development.

11/2017 – 03/2019 in-service qualification of the city council of Hanover for the performance of management and key functions incl. several months of job shadowing in Berlin and Bristol

09/2017 – 05/2018 freelance work for the landscape architecture institute of the Leibniz University of Hanover

05/2005 – 08/2020 City of Hanover, Department of Environment and Urban Green Space

11/2002 – 04/2005 Self-employment - office for open space planning

Academic and school education

04/2005 Registration in the Chamber of Architects of Lower Saxony

09/2002 Diploma in landscape and open space planning at the Leibniz University of Hanover

01/2002 – 03/2002 Internship abroad in Australia

1997 high school graduation in Hanover

1993 School year abroad in Australia / Sydney

Profile photo © Astis Krause

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