Short CV/Education and training

  • 2011 – 2014
    Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Technical University (TU) Munich

  • Since 2003
    Chair in city and regional planning at the Technical University of Munich

  • Since 1989
    Architectural and city planning firm based in Munich and Karlsruhe, Germany, in partnership with Prof. Alban Janson

  • 1981 – 1984
    Internship in city planning, Second State Examination

  • 1970 – 1975
    Studied city and regional planning (earning the Diplom degree in engineering) at the University of Dortmund, Germany

Selected publications

  • Wolfrum, Sophie & Janson, Alban (2016): Architektur der Stadt, Stuttgart.

  • Wolfrum, Sophie (Hg.) (2015): Platzatlas. Stadträume in Europa, Basel.

  • Wolfrum, Sophie; Brandis, Nikolai Frhr. v. (Hg.) (2015): Performative Urbanism. Generating and Designing Urban Space, Berlin.

  • Wolfrum, Sophie (2014): "Zoning Bien Défini?", in: Es, Evelien van, Gregor Harbusch, Bruo Maurer, Muriel Pérez, Kees Somer und Daniel Weiss (Eds.): Atlas of the Functional City. CIAM 4 and Comparative Urban Analysis, Zürich, Rotterdam, S.83–91.

  • Wolfrum, Sophie (2014): "Performative urbanism – Stadt entwerfen", in: Margitta Buchert (Ed.): Reflexives Entwerfen. Entwerfen und Forschen in der Architektur, Berlin, S. 140–157.

  • Wolfrum, Sophie/Nerdinger, Winfried (Hg.) (2008): multiple city. Stadtkonzepte 1908|2008, Berlin.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Architectonic urbanistics – current book project

  • Urban ethics – joint research group (LMU & TU Munich)

  • Performative urbanism – with a focus on research

  • Platzatlas [atlas of public spaces] – edited publication – under the “teaching output” rubric at TU Munich (compilation of student work)

  • Kunstareal München (“art area” in Munich) – expert assessment and communication

  • Multiple city – exhibition and catalogue

  • Scharnhauser Park in Ostfildern, Germany

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Advisory board on science and current affairs for the Goethe Institute

  • Member of SRL and the German Academy for City and Regional Planning (DASL)

  • Zurich Building Council, 2006 – 2010

  • The Fürst-Pückler-Land iba-see international construction exhibition, 2002 – 2010

  • Expert juror on many awards committees, since 1991

Additional qualifications

  • Administrative practices in Tanzania and Germany

  • Design and construction experience (Janson+Wolfrum, Architecture and Urban Planning firm)

  • Jury member for various urban planning competitions since 1991

  • Member of academic and architectural advisory boards

  • Appointed numerous times by municipal, state, federal government and foundations to serve as a scientific advisor on special commissions due to her expertise in urban matters and in city planning


Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Regular excursions with students to Istanbul, St. Petersburg, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Valencia, Benidorm, Kigali, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, New York, east coast of the USA, Yale, ...


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