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educator , historian , landscape architect

Gert D. Groening, German landscape architect, educator, historian. Recipient Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship Harvard University, 1994; Beatrix Farrand award University California, Berkeley, 1973; Peter Josef Lenné prize Senat Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, 1975, Wilhelm-Naulin-Plakette award, 1988. Member International Society Horticultural Science.

Background

Groening, Gert D. was born on September 6, 1944 in Stetten, Germany.

Education

Diploma Engineering, Technology University, Hannover, Federal Republic Germany, 1970. Doctor rer. horticultural habilitatus, Technology University, Hannover, Federal Republic Germany, 1979.

Career

Research assistant Institute Gruenplanung University Gartenarch, Hannover, 1970-1973, 74-75. Postgraduate researcher department landscape architecture University California, Berkeley, 1973-1974. Academy counselor Lehrg.

Landschaftsplanung, University Hannover, 1975-1982. Professor Institute Freiraumentwicklung, 1982-1985, F.B. Architektur, F.G. Gartenkultur und Freiraumentwicklung/Universitaet der Kuenste, Berlin, since 1985. Director Institute Arbeiterkultur und Oekologie e.V., Hofgeismar, Germany, since 1986.

Consultant various state, communal, and private organizations, Federal Republic Germany, since 1973.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Allotment Gardening, 1974, Permanent Caravanning, 1979. Co-author: The Love for Landscape, I and III, 1986, 87, 100 Years German Society for Garden Art, 1987, 75 Years Association of German Landscape Architects, part 1, 1988, 100 Years Municipal Parks and Recreation Department Hannover, 1990, Gruene Biographies, 1998, Die Heide in Park und Garten, 1999, Gartenkultur und nationale Identitaes, 2001. Co-editor book series Arbeiten zur sozialwissenschaftlich orientierten Freiraumplanung (12 vols.

      ), since 1980. Contributor numerous articles on garden architecture, history of garden architecture, nature protection and landscape planning to professional journals.

Membership

Member International Society Horticultural Science.