Prof. Dr. Olaf Schroth

Professional background

  • Professor for Geodesign and Landscape Informatics
  • Specialising in developing and testing digital technologies in landscape architecture (such as GIS, CAD, Visualisation, Digital Terrain Modeling, BIM) in order to facilitate landscape planning processes and to address current challenges, e.g. climate change, urbanisation and new energy systems
  • Research topics: landscape and visual impact assessment, participatory and online GIS, landscape visualisation and the impact of climate change adaption and mitigation on the landscape scale

Topics in IMLA

  • Information Technologies in Planning and Design I / GIS I and GIS-based visualisation
  • Information Technologies in Planning and Design II / Seminar IT and Digital Terrain Modeling
  • Planning and design projects (occasionally)