OUT THERE – Landscapes of Global Urbanization

Photo: Ciliwung River, Jakarta, Indonesien, 2011, © Jörg Rekittke

OUT THERE – Landscapes of Global Urbanization

Museum Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover
08.06.2018 – 17.02.2019

It has been a long time since highly respected garden artists created exclusive parks for a privileged minority. Nowadays, landscape architects, as the descendants of the royal court gardeners, use their powers for green spaces and open spaces that are accessible and usable for all—including underprivileged social classes. The theme of this exhibition explores the situations landscape architects encounter when they engage globally and face the challenges of global urbanization, the effects of climate change and growing social inequality.

Who—in this case—expects a spectacle of contemporary garden art at the Museum Schloss Herrenhausen will be disappointed. The majority of growing cities are evading Western models of greening and beautification. These growth zones appear, from the outside, hostile and rough, but they are the starting point of a new urban society. For landscape architects, the aim "out there" is to gain a better understanding of the places and people, and then, in a second step, to be able to think up and develop improvements in the living environments.

Exhibition teams:
Undine Giseke | Technische Universität Berlin
Regine Keller | Technische Universität München
Jörg Rekittke | Megacity Laboratory, Berlin
Christian Werthmann | Leibniz Universität Hannover

Based on „out there—Landscape Architecture on Global Terrain“ of the Architekturmuseum der TU München, curated by Andres Lepik, exhibition design by OFFICINAA, 2017.

The chair presents its works at Cañada Real Galiana, Madrid and in Onaville, Haiti.


Schloss Herrenhausen
Herrenhäuser Straße 4
30419 Hannover

Opening hours
01.04. to 31.10. | daily 11.00 to 18.00 h
01.11. to 31.03. | Thu-Sun. 11.00 to 16.00 h
24.12., 25.12., 31.12. | closed
01.01. | 10.00 to 16.00 h

With friendly support of:
Architekturmuseum der TU München
Niedersächsische Sparkassenstiftung
Sparkasse Hannover



June 07th, 2018, 18:00 h

Guided Tours

Jeden ersten Sonntag im Monat, 14.00 h

Further Dates

June 09th, 2018, 18.00 h, Night of the Museum

Finissage with Guided Tour And Talk

17. February 2019, 14:00 h

All new information regarding the exhibition programm you will find in the following website: https://www.ila.uni-hannover.de/

Media Coverage

Laura Ebeling, Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung: Schlossmuseum startet Ausstellung zur Verstädterung (09.06.2018)

Publications of the Exhibition

Out there. Landscape Architecture on Global Terrain—the book for the exhibition was published at Hatje Cantz, Berlin, 2017 (32 €). It is available in English and German language in all book shops.
Preview: English / German.

Additionally, the documentation "Cañada Real Galiana—Landscape Architectural Approaches for an Informal Settlement" is available at our Chair. It compiles student works in the informal settlement Cañada Real Galiana (Madrid) of the years 2015/16. More information: here
If you are interestet in buying it, please write us an E-Mail or visit us directly at our Chair in Freising.

Project Videos

Cañada Real Galiana, Spanien

Regine Keller, Lehrstuhl für Landschaftsarchitektur und öffentlichen Raum, Technische Universität München, 2017 (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Autor: Johann-Christian Hannemann, Lehrstuhl für Landschaftsarchitektur und öffentlichen Raum, Technische Universität München, 2017
Lizenz: CC BY-SA 4.0

Past Events

07.06.2017, 19:00 Uhr, Vernissage

Pictures from the venissage: