Walter Buser

Walter Buser

Date of birth:   10 Oktober 1951
Nationality:   German



2010 - today: City Director, Urban Redeveloping and Public Housing, Department of Urban
                       Planning, City of Munich, Germany.
2000 - 2010:  Executive Director Physical Planning, Department of Urban Planning, City of
1981 - 2000:  Various functions as planning practitioner within the Department of Urban
                       Planning, City of Munich.

1977         Diploma in architecture and city planning at the Technical University of Munich
1978         Graduate Diploma in housing and energy questions at the Architectural Association
                 School of Architecture, London.

Fluency in English, German (mother tongue)  

Relevant Experience
More than 30 years of practical experience in various fields of urban development strategies such as city planning management, cooperation with citizens, politicians and the media, frequent lecturer on issues of housing and real estate in Munich, Germany and abroad…
Recent projects and tasks
Providing for 1800 publicly subsidized flats per year in Munich
Redeveloping 7 areas within the urban fabric of the city.

Important publications, contributions
Sitting on many panels I try to convince the stakeholders of the importance of a socially integrative urban development approach along Munich's strategic guideline “compact, urban, green”.

Participated in:
MILU:  Complete operation 2003 - 2007
III:      IL  Vienna 2009 and 2010.

Coördinates / Contact:
Department of Urban Planning, City of Munich
Blumenstrasse 31
80331 Muenchen

Company website:
personal e-mail:
Phone number: +49 (0)89-233 22960 ]

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