Reto Geiser
former lecturer
Curriculum Vitae

• Education
2004–2010 Doctoral studies, gta Institute, Faculty of Architecture, ETH Zurich
2002 Diploma (with Prof. Marc Angélil), Faculty of Architecture, ETH Zurich
2000 Studies in architecture, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, New York
1996–2002 Studies in architecture, Faculty of Architecture, ETH Zurich

• Academic Appointments
2010– Lectuer in Architectural Criticism (with M. Stierli), Faculty of Architecture, ETH Zurich
2007 Marshall McLuhan Fellow, Faculty of Information Science, University of Toronto
2004–2007 Research associate, gta Institute, Faculty of Architecture, ETH Zurich
2003–2004 William Muschenheim Fellow and Lecturer in Architecture, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2002–2003 Adjunct researcher, ETH Studio Basel, Contemporary City Insitute, Basel

• Professional Experience
2001– Independent practice developing design strategies related to architecture, art, and visual culture (since 2009 together with Noemi Mollet as MG&Co.)
2008 Curator Official Swiss Contribution "Explorations: Teaching, Design, Research" to the 11th Venice Architecture Biennale
1998–2001 Employment at various architecture and design firms in Europe and North America

• Initiatives and Mandates
2010– Member of the advisory board, Lucius & Annemarie Burckhardt Stiftung, Basel
2009–2010 Member of the artistic board, Swiss Architecture Museum, Basel
2008– Member of the scientific board, Depart Foundation, Rome
2007– Member of the foundation board, Architektur Dialoge, Basel
2006– Committee member, European Architectural History Network (EAHN)
2005– Founder and president, Standpunkte, Basel

• Awards (selection)
2009 Swiss Art Award 2009, awarded for architectural mediation
2009 DAM Architecture Book Prize, awarded for "Explorations in Architecture: Teaching, Design, Research", ed. Reto Geiser, 2008
2007 Goldene Letter, Stiftung Buchkunst, Frankfurt, Awarded for the design of "Atlas of Novel Tectonics", Jesse Reiser, 2006