Gabriele Kiefer founded Büro Kiefer, a landscape architecture studio founded in Berlin in 1989. Ms. Kiefer studied landscape planning at Berlin Technical University before working as a research assistant and, in 2002, being appointed as a Professor. Her studio has made work all over Germany and throughout much of Europe. She was a finalist in Barcelona's 5th Biennal of landscape architecture for a project on the outskirts of Switzerland. She has lectured world-wide and participates regularly as a jury member to competitions.
In Dispatch 23, Ms. Kiefer discusses her Opfiker Park in Zurich, her major influences, her teaching, former industrial sites, and the fall of the Berlin Wall.