Tilman Latz

Partner & Design Director
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Landscape Architect, Architect, Urban Planner ByAK ∙ bdla ∙ OAI Lux

Tilman Latz has been running the practice since 2011 after ten years of partnership with Anneliese and Peter Latz and from 2016 together with his wife Iris Dupper.

He is a member of the Federation of German Landscape Architects bdla and the Deutscher Werkbund Bayern. He is involved in the profession on the board of the bdla Bayern and in the international project group of the Bavarian Chamber of Architects.
Tilman Latz studied landscape architecture at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna and at the University of Kassel, where he graduated in 1993. He went to study architecture at the Architectural Association in London and then at the University of Kassel, where he completed his studies in 1997 with a diploma in architecture.

From 1997 to 2001 he worked as a project manager for Jourda Architectes Paris. In 2001 and 2003 he was guest lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and from 2012 to 2014 guest professor at the University of Kassel.

Anneliese Latz

Founder & Senior Director
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Landscape Architect bdla ∙ ByAK ∙ Hon FRIBA

Anneliese Latz ran the office from 1968 to 2001 in partnership with her husband Peter Latz, 2001 to 2011 together with Tilman Latz and is still active as a consultant. She is a member of the Federation of German Landscape Architects bdla and has been an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) since 2016.

Anneliese Latz studied landscape architecture at the Technical University of Munich, where she graduated in 1963. In 1963/64 she worked as a project manager at the “Deutsche Landentwicklung” in Munich and in 1964/65 in the planning department of the Ministry of Construction in Saarbrücken. In 1968 she and her husband Peter Latz founded their own practice in Aachen.

Peter Latz

Practice Founder & Senior Director
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Landscape Architect and Urban Planner ByAK ∙ Hon FRIBA ∙ Emeritus of Excellence TUM

Peter Latz ran the office from 1968 to 2001 in partnership with his wife Anneliese, from 2001 to 2011 together with Tilman Latz and is still active as a consultant.
He has been an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) since 2016.

Peter Latz studied landscape architecture at the Technical University of Munich and graduated in 1964. He then completed postgraduate studies in urban planning at the RWTRH Aachen University, where he founded his own office in 1968.

From 1968 to 1973 he was a lecturer at the Academie van Bouwkunst in Maastricht, from 1973 to 1983 tenured professor at the University of Kassel and from 1983 to 2008 full professor at the Chair of Landscape Architecture and Planning at the Technical University of Munich. He was visiting professor at Harvard and adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia for many years.

He received high recognition for the award-winning Landschaftspark Duisburg Nord project, the creation and development of which he described in his book RUST RED. Among the numerous awards for his life’s work are the 2014 Friedrich-Ludwig-von Sckell Ehrenring and the 2016 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.