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Asst. Prof. Dr. Alex Lehnerer


  • Alex Lehnerer, an architect and urban designer, currently holds a position as assistant professor at ETH Zurich in Switzerland. Prior to that he was based in Chicago, where he was a professor at the University of Illinois, School of Architecture. He received his PhD from ETH Zurich, his MArch from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), is partner of the firm Kaisersrot in Zurich, and founded the Department of Urban Speculation (DeptUS) in Chicago. His Zurich based architectural practice ALEX LEHNERER ARCHITEKTEN tries to understand architecture as cultural practice by relentlessly exploring urban and architectural conditions—their forms, ingredients, and rules.

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  • Lorenzo Stieger received his diploma in Architecture at the ETH in 2009. He has worked as an architect and project manager for architecture offices in Los Angeles and Zurich, where he worked on international design competitions, dealt with building law concerns and evaluations (Switz.), and building projects. Before he came to Singapore, Lorenzo visited many Asian countries including Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. He now works in Singapore for the chair of Architecture and Urban Design for Prof. Alexander Lehnerer. Being a PhD candidate in the chair, he and his colleagues focus on the complementary relationship of plans and politics and its physical outcome in the city.


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  • Chair of Architecture and Urban Design
    Prof Dr Alex Lehnerer

    ETH Zürich
    Assistenzprof. Dr. Alexander Lehnerer
    Departement Architektur
    HIL G74
    Stefano–Franscini–Platz 5
    CH-8093 Zürich

    Office Phone +41 (0) 44 633 7724
    and +41 (0) 44 633 7560


    Singapore-ETH Centre
    Future Cities Laboratory
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    #06-01 CREATE Tower
    Singapore 138602

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