Chair of / Cátedra de /
Lehrstuhl für


Prof. Hubert Klumpner


Chair of Architecture and
Urban Design /  
Institute of Landscape- and
Urban Studies / LUS
Member of Network City and Landscape / NSL
Co-Director of ETH Wohnforum,
Centre for Architecture
Society and Environment / ETH Wohnforum / ETH CASE
Co-Founder and Members
of Institute of Science
Technology and Policy / ISTP
Member of the ETH Sustainability
Steering Committee
Informal Urbanism Regional
Hub of UN-Habitat Universities



Dr. Michael Walczak

Born in Nuremberg to a Polish family, Michael a architect, researcher and lecturer. He has studied architecture at the Bern University for Applied Sciences (BFH) in Burgdorf, where he attended a project semester at Stanford University and an exchange semester at the Bremen University of Applied Sciences. For his interdisciplinary doctoral studies, Michael graduated with distinction from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, bridging his work with the ETH Zurich Institutes Laboratory for Energy Conversion (LEC) and the ISTP Urbanization Research Incubator. His doctoral dissertation is titled “Digital Urban Imaginaries: Digital models transforming citizen-centred design processes”. He has been part of the Chair team since 2017 and is currently a Post-Doctoral researcher leading the Sarajevo Urban Transformation Program.