Curriculum Vitae


Present Appointment: Associate Professor

Contact Information: 
Department of Architecture
School of Design and Environment
National University of Singapore
4 Architecture Drive
Singapore 117566
Tel: (65) 6516 3465; fax: (65) 6779 3078; email:

Research Areas:

Essential landscape architecture in the urban context (beyond deluxe problems)

Advanced concepts in 3D landscape visualisation and digital botany

Teaching Areas:

Master of Landscape Architecture Program

Landscape Architecture in Urban Design

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

Dr.-Ing. (Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Landscape Architect (registered at German Architectural Association)

Dipl.-Ing. Landscape Planning (TU Berlin)

Skilled Gardener (tree nursery)

Awards/Honours (Post-PhD):

I am pleased that one of the IFLA student prices 2008 has been awarded to my Bangladesh-Studio student Tomas Degenaar (NL) :-))

Plan Cologne Award (2005) / Europan 7 Award, Honorable Mention (2003)

Appointment to the „Convent of Building Culture“, German Federal Foundation of Building (2003)

Career History:

Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore (from 2009 onwards)

Assistant Professor, Chair of Landscape Architecture, Wageningen University, the Netherlands (2006-2008)

Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Design, RWTH Aachen University (2001-2006)

Assistant Professor, Chair of Landscape Architecture, RWTH Aachen University (1997-2001)

Scholarship at Ecole Nationale du Paysage [ENSP], Versailles, France (1995-1996).

Administrative Leadership:

Director, Master of Landscape Architecture Program

Professional/Consulting Activities:

Founder member and consultant of LENNÈ3D company, Berlin. Scientific modelling and visualisation of vegetation, rural and urban landscapes.

Major Publications (Maximum of 3):

Rekittke et al.: 3rd dimension for worldwide landscape architecture. In: Buhmann, E., Pietsch, M. & Heins, M. (eds.). Wichmann, Heidelberg (2008).

Rekittke, J. & Paar, P.: Digital Botany. Journal of Landscape Architecture, (2006) 2.

Paar, P. & Rekittke, J.: Lenné3D - Walk-through Visualization of Planned Landscapes. In: Bishop, I. & Lange, E. (eds.). Spon Press, London (2005).

Updated: 05 May 2009