Michel Müller

Michel Müller is an architect based in Darmstadt, Germany. He received his degree in architecture with honors at the University of Darmstadt in 1994 and was hired shortly thereafter to be an assistant professor from 1996 until 2001. He was a guest professor at the Department for Experimental Space Concepts at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung in Karlsruhe in 2004 and conducted research at the ZIT research project Experimental Fields for Sustainable Architecture in Darmstadt from 2001-2004. In 2004, he also earned his doctorate from the University of Darmstadt with a dissertation on planning methods of adaptable architecture. From 2005 until 2010 he was full professor and director of the Studio for Sustainable Architecture at the State Academy of Art and Design in Stuttgart. Since 2010, he is full professor and director of the Laboratory for Experimental Architecture, Art and Research at the University of Technology, Arts and Sciences in Cologne.

His work includes the power station for the Technical University Darmstadt; two stations for the Wuppertaler Schwebebahn; the Bockenheimer Depot Theatre in Frankfurt in collaboration with William Forsythe; the cockpit for an Airbus A340; and the multifunctional hall 603qm, Darmstadt. Exhibition architecture includes “Making Things Public” at the ZKM Karlsruhe; Frequenzen-Hz at the Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt; a music pavilion for the Museu Serralves, Porto; the installation “Turm mit Autobahn” in collaboration with Thomas Bayrle for the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; Klangkörper in collaboration with Tamara Grcic, Berlin; and the installation “Node House” in collaboration with Raqs Media Collective. His work has been shown in numerous exhibitions such as “Can Buildings Curate” (AA London / Storefront Gallery, New York, 2005); “Horn Please” (Kunstmuseum Bern, Schweiz, 2007); “On Cities” (Arkitekturmuseet, Stockholm, 2007); “The Rest of Now,” Manifesta 7 (Bolzano, Italy, 2008); Do We Dream Under the Same Sky (Art Basel, Switzerland, 2015); and at the Chicago Architecture Biennial 2015.