Albert Kirchengast, Prof. Dr.

Albert Kirchengast is an architectural theorist and professor of architectural theory at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.

He is teaching at ETH Zurich for over ten years in various positions and has completed his doctorate on the interplay of landscape and architecture in the work of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (Das unvollständige Haus. Mies van der Rohe und die Landschaft, Birkhäuser 2019).

Fellowships at CCA in Montreal, IWM in Vienna, and Harvard University GSD, among others. Teaching positions in Germany and Austria, visiting professor at TU Vienna, Senior Scientist at KHI Max Planck Institute Florence.

Various scientific and journalistic publications and books, most recently: Continued Building on the Village, the Settlement, the City. A Plea(Birkhäuser 2023) and, as co-editor, Elementare Gefäße: Zwischen Gebrauch und Kontemplation (Form & Zweck 2023). Together with Prof. Christophe Girot, he is editor-in-chief of the publication series Landscript (Jovis, Berlin).