Ole W. Fischer studied architecture at the Bauhaus University Weimar and ETH Zurich and graduated in 2001. In 2002 he founded an office for architecture and urban design in Zurich. In the same year he started teaching theory of architecture at the Institute of Theory and History of Architecture (gta) of the ETH Zurich. In his dissertation thesis he is tracing the intentional transcription of philosophic thought into architecture and design in the work of Henry van de Velde dedicated to Friedrich Nietzsche. In 2005 he was chosen as fellow researcher at the GSD Harvard. He is founder and curator of the discussion platform MittelBau in Zurich, and he has published on the current issues of architecture in Archplus, Werk, Bauen und Wohnen, Trans and JSAH. Upcoming publications include an essay on immersive spaces in Projective Landscape, 010 Publishers Rotterdam, and an editorial introduction on
disciplinarity in Precisions: architecture between arts and sciences, Birkhaeuser Publishers, Basel.
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