Teaching and Research Associate
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Klaus Platzgummer (MSc ETH Arch, MA (AA)) holds a master’s in architecture from the ETH Zürich (2015) and a master’s with distinction in history and critical thinking in architecture from the Architectural Association (2016). Klaus is the recipient of the Arc Award − the Swiss Architecture Award for his thesis at the ETH Zürich (2015). His master’s thesis at the Architectural Association examined encyclopaedic orderings of architectural knowledge and won the AA Graduate School Prize for Writing (2017).
Klaus is currently a teaching and research associate at the chair of architecture theory, Technische Universität Berlin, and a tutor for history and theory studies at the Undergraduate and Graduate School, Architectural Association. He also served as a visiting lecturer at the Israel Institute of Technology, Technion (2019).
Klaus co-founded the online platform FUNES (2020). FUNES  cultivates a discourse on technologies in architecture, which turns not away from their inherent social, political and historical dimensions.