1941Born in Munich, classical grammar school
1960-65 studies and degree in architecture at the Polytechnic University in Munich.
1971-72 German Academic Univeristy Villa Massimo in Rome
1972 Dissertation on “pneumatic structures” at La Sapienza University
since 1971 establishment of his own practice with several partners. Since then he has worked jointly with Verena Herzog-Loibl, Dipl.-Designer
Development of building systems for the use of renewable forms of energy
Development of new building products
Housing, administration, industrial and exhibition buildings
1974 Professor of Architecture at University of Kassel for ”Design and Product Development”
2000 German General Commissioner of 7th International Biennale of Architecture in Venice
2000-03Expert ‘Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Member of Scientific Comittee of XX. and XXI. World Congress of Architecture UIA in Beijing 1999 and Berlin 2002.
Authors and editors of several monographs and technical guides in many languages.