Professor Rainer Schmidt
Landscape Architect and Urban Planner, Bavarian Chambers of Architects, Munich. In 1980, he was employed in the office of Gottfried Hansjacob, Munich, firstly as project leader, later as office line manager. In 1991, he opened his offices for landscape architecture in Munich and Berlin, 1997 another branch in Bernburg/ Saale. Rainer Schmidt became a professor for landscape architecture and design at the Beuth University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, in 1991. He became also guest-professor at the Beijing University, China, and at the University of Berkeley, USA. The philosophy of the international success of the work of Rainer Schmidt Landscape Architects and Urban Planners is, to make the landscape architecture of the 21st century become an impulse for reflecting on the position of people towards each other and towards nature. The office translates these impulses into design concepts, giving respect to a balance of design and function for perception and use.