Dr. Lorenzo Stieger is an architect with a research focus in urban design, architectural theory and history. His particular interest lies in subjects such as the physical nature of the environment, its constituting forces and cultural implications, as well as in the conceptual reinterpretation of the existing conditions. He obtained both his architecture diploma (2009) and his PhD entitled “Vom Hang zur Schräge: Das Terrassenhaus in der Schweiz – Aufstieg und Fall einer gefeierten Wohnbautypologie 1958 – 1973” (2018) from ETH Zurich. He worked for several years as an architectural practitioner in different offices in Los Angeles and Zurich before becoming a researcher and co-teacher at the chair for architecture and urban design (A. Lehnerer) based in Singapore and at ETH Zurich. He is now a post-doctoral researcher at the Academy of Architecture of the Università della Svizzera Italiana in Mendrisio, Switzerland.