Architectural Design and Participation

Prof. Diebedo Francis Kéré

  • Participatory design and building processes
  • Building in a glocal context 
  • Social and societal role of architecture

Architecture and Construction

Prof. Jeannette Kuo

  • Integrated design addressing structures, climate, and space
  • Design for disassembly and circularity
  • Socio-historical influence on construction

Architecture and Design

Prof. Niklas Fanelsa

  • Prototype-based research by design
  • Construction with bio-based materials
  • Circular and regional value chains

Architecture and Timber Construction

Prof. Stephan Birk

  • Wood architecture
  • Effective circular design and construction
  • Teaching of material adapted building contruction

History of Architecture and Curatorial Practice

Prof. Dr. Andres Lepik

  • Archiving and procurement of collection
  • Architectural mediation and history in teaching and research
  • Curation of exhibitions at the Architekturmuseum der TUM

Architectural Informatics

Prof. Dr. Frank Petzold

  • Computer supported design and planning processes
  • Teaching and devlopment of user oriented digital tools
  • Theory, implementation and experimentation of new technologies within the context of architecture 
  • Experimental coding

Building History, Building Archaeology and Conservation

Prof. Dr. Alexander von Kienlin

  • Building history from ancient to modern ages
  • Analysis of historic constructions and structures
  • Maintenance and restoration of historic constructions

Visual Arts

V-Prof. Karianne Fogelberg

  • Contextual spatial interventions 
  • Artistic experiments
  • Perceptual analyses of atmospheres

Digital Fabrication

Prof. Dr. Kathrin Dörfler

  • Interface of architecture, robotic and human-computer-interaction
  • Collaborative and mobile manifacturing methods
  • Augmented reality technologies
  • Development of digital tools

Architectural Design and Conception

Prof. Uta Graff

  • Conception within the design process 
  • Experimental and individual design practice 
  • Hand drawing and sketching

Architectural Design and Construction

Prof. Florian Nagler

  • Site specific building construction
  • Contextualisation of design tasks 
  • Material related detailing

Architectural Design, Rebuilding and Conservation

Prof. Andreas Hild

  • Design within the building inventory
  • Redensification and renovation
  • Watercolor painting as a method of presentation

Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design

Prof. Thomas Auer

  • Holistic building and user optimization
  • Strategies within the building-city-context
  • Low-tech solutions
  • Simulation programs for thermal light and current specific proceedings


Green Technologies in Landscape Architecture

Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Ludwig

  • Living plant construction
  • Landscape and urban ecological concepts 
  • Experimental integration of botanics in construction


Integrated Product Design

Prof. Dr. Katja Thoring

  • Smart Products & Spaces
  • Interior Architecture and Creative Workspace Design
  • Design for Future Contexts
  • Design and Innovation Methods


Landscape Architecture and Transformation

Prof. Dr. Udo Weilacher

  • Landscsape architecture in the context of city development and architecture
  • Transformation of industrial landscapes
  • Design of global living environments


Landscape Architecture and Public Space

Prof. Regine Keller

  • Conception of urban open space
  • Perception of city and landscape
  • Development processes in urban environments
  • Public space


Landscape Architecture and Regional Open Space

Prof. Dr. Sören Schöbel-Rutschmann

  • Theory and planning of open space
  • Development of landscape in the urban context
  • Area and ressource efficient landscape planning


Sustainable Urbanism

Prof. Mark Michaeli

  • Peri-urban settlement concepts and decentralized residential structures
  • Rural-urban spatial perception
  • Holistic planning processes


Recent Building Heritage Conservation

Prof. Dr. Andreas Putz

  • Documentation and sustainable conservation of recent building monuments
  • Renovation of industrial and serial building structures
  • Preservation of historic building technologies


Urban Development

V-Prof. Benedikt Boucsein

  • Socioscientific location analysis and urban planning
  • Infrastructures of metropolitan regions
  • Metropolitan spatial development


Restoration, Art Technology and Conservation Science

Prof. Dr. Thomas Danzl

  • Optimization and development of conservation and restoration methods
  • Art technical research 
  • Cultural property protection in cooperation with national and international institutions


Urban Design and Housing

Prof. Stephen Bates & Prof. Bruno Krucker

  • Residential architecture in European cities
  • Reinterpretation of historic housing forms
  • Urban residential structures and strategical design concepts


Urban Architecture

V-Prof. Anna MacIver-Ek, V-Prof. Axel Chevroulet

  • Urban large-scale buildings
  • Contemporary and sustainable urban concepts
  • Development parameter for urban architecture, neighborhoods and buildings


Structural Design

Prof. Dr. Pierluigi D‘Acunto

  • Interaction of geometry and force
  • Computer-aided structural design
  • Structurally motivated planning and manifacturing methods
  • Three-dimensional load-bearing structures


Theory and History of Architecture, Art and Design

Prof. Dr. Dietrich Erben

  • Sociocultural structures of the shaped environment
  • Transformation of aesthetical appearance-manifastations
  • Theoretical reflexion and analysis of architecture
  • Colonialism and gender in the history of architecture


Urban Design

Prof. Dr. Benedikt Boucsein

  • Egalitarian and cooperative city
  • Sustainable, inclusive and participatory urban design
  • Power of conditions and every day infrastructures
  • Post war city as an idea and as a project




Department ARC Associated

Honorary Professorships

  • Prof. Dr. jur. Robert Biedermann
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralph Egermann
  • Prof. Dr. Iris Lauterbach
  • Prof. Dr. Iris Reuther
  • Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Stephan Lintner
  • Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Elisabeth Merk
  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Ottmann
  • Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mathias Pfeil

Private Lecturer

  • Dr. rer. nat. habil. Heike Stege
  • Dr. phil. habil. Monika Melters

TUM Junior Fellowships

  • PD Dr.-Ing. Mag. Michael Falser

TUM Distinguished Affiliated Professors

  • Prof. em. ir. Kees Christiaanse, Rotterdam
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uta Hassler, Zurich
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunther Henn, Munich
  • Prof. Dr. h.c. Dieter Rams, Frankfurt

(Alumni) Fellows of TUM Institute of Advanced Study

  • ​Prof. Siobhan Rockcastle (University of Oregon)
  • Prof. Dr. Nathalie Bredella (Leibniz University Hannover)
  • Prof. Dr. Meike Schalk (KTH Stockholm)
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • Prof. Christian Werthmann (Leibniz University Hannover)
  • Prof. Carlo Ratti (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)