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Bernhard Böhm

Bernhard Böhm is a lecturer in social sciences at ETH Zurich as well as a consultant on questions of the social organization of architecture and work at professional interfaces. He is particularly interested in how spaces can be designed in close coordination with the way we live and work. He also develops and supports projects in business, science and art that generate new perspectives through interdisciplinary exchange. In his consulting work, he combines social science expertise with practical experience in project management and approaches to systemic organizational development. In doing so, he collaborates with architectural firms and cultural institutions as well as with business enterprises and science policy actors.

Bernhard Böhm studied Sociology and Science and Technology Studies at the University of Vienna and completed his doctorate on the topic of “Cultures of Design Research in Architecture” at the ETH Zurich. His research activities have taken him to University College London, the University of Cambridge and Columbia University in New York, among others. Prior to his time in academia and consulting, he worked for the media art institution Ars Electronica for 7 years in various positions, including curator, researcher, content and project manager.