The Danish studio Bjarke Ingels Group won the international architectural competition
Katja Dörner has served as mayor of Bonn since November 2020. Prior to being elected mayor of the city, she served in the German Bundestag between 2009 and 2020, representing the city as part of The Greens. During her tenure in the Bundestag, she was chosen as vice-chair of The Greens' parliamentary group in 2013 and she filled that role until her decision to run for the mayoral post of Bonn.
Ashok-Alexander Sridharan was born on June 15, 1965, of Indian origin. He studied at The Aloisiuskolleg, a private and Catolic high school in Bonn, after which he persued a degree in Law at the University of Bonn. He completed his legal training from the Landgericht Bonn, known as the Bonn Regional Court. Sridharan was elected as a mayor in 2015.