Architect, Urban Planning Commissioner ret., Munich
From 1992 to 2007, Prof. Dr.-Ing. E. h. Christiane Thalgott served for three terms as Munich’s Urban Planning Commissioner. Important urban development decisions were made during her tenure, such as the reconstruction of the main train station, the extension of the Mittlerer Ring (Centre Ring Road) with its new tunnels and the construction of the Jewish Centre. Even after leaving her post as head of Department of Urban Planning and Building Regulations, she continues to be active in her field, e.g. as a strong advocate of land rights reform. She has been a member of the Academy of Arts Berlin since 2013.