Prof. Georg Vrachliotis

Georg Vrachliotis is Professor for the Theory of Architecture at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Before, he lectured and conducted research at the Institute for History and Theory of Architecture (gta) and the Institute of Technology in Architecture (2005 to 2011) of ETH Zurich. Vrachliotis studied architecture at the Berlin University of the Arts and was conferred his PhD at ETH Zurich in 2009. He worked as guest scientist at the Universities of Freiburg and Bremen as well as at the Department of Architecture of the University of California at Berkeley. From 2006 to 2010, he was guest lecturer for the theory of architecture at Vienna University of Technology. From 2012 to 2014, he was visiting professor for the Theory of Architecture at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

Research and publications of Georg Vrachliotis focus on the theory and history of architecture in the 20th and 21st centuries, in particular during the post-war era, and on the interfaces to media, technology, and cultural history. Vrachliotis is editor and author of the book series Kontext Architektur. Architektonische Grundbegriffe zwischen Kunst, Wissenschaft und Technologie (Architectural context. Architectonic conceptions between arts, science, and technology) issued by Birkhäuser (with Andrea Gleiniger, 2008-), of Structuralism Reloaded. Rule-Based Design in Architecture and Urbanism edited by Axel Menges (with Tomas Valena and Tom Avermaete, 2011) as well as of Geregelte Verhältnisse. Architektur und technisches Denken in der Epoche der Kybernetik (Regulated conditions. Architecture and technical thinking in the kybernetics era) (Springer Vienna/New York , 2009).