Atlas of Digital Architecture
Urs Leonhard Hirschberg is Professor for the Representation of Architecture and New Media and Head of the Institute of Architecture and Media (IAM) at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz). Dean of his faculty for nine years, in 2013 he was appointed Director of the TU Graz Field of Expertise ‘Sustainable Systems’, one of five interdepartmental research fields.
Born and raised in Switzerland, he gained his architecture diploma and doctorate from ETH Zürich. Before TU Graz he served at the chair of Architecture and CAAD at ETH Zürich and at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Urs has worked extensively on the potentials of creative collaboration via networks and on digital design and fabrication. He is a founding editor of GAM, the Graz Architecture Magazine. A former president of the European Association of Architectural Education, he is a founding member of the European Architectural Research Network ARENA and a Technology Editor at AJAR, the Arena Journal of Architectural Research.
(with Oliver Fritz)
(with Oliver Fritz and Sven Pfeiffer)
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