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Prof. Dr. Vera Bühlmann

Vera Bühlmann, Dr. phil., born 1974 in Lenzburg, Switzerland, is professor for architecture theory at Vienna University of Technology since 2016, where she directs the Research Unit Architecture Theory and Philosophy of Technics ATTP. Her work, influenced by the French philosopher Michel Serres, thinks together technics, philosophy, mathematics and physics on the current state of the art, respectful of knowledge and non-knowledge, such as to develop ways of speaking with ethical adequacy with regard to the diverse and global challenges. She studied English Langauge and Literature, Philosophy and Media Studies in Switzerland, and co-founded in 2010 the applied virtuality lab at the Chair for Digital Architectonics at ETH Zurich, Architecture Department, where between 2012-2016 she organised the Metalithikum Klausuren at Library Werner Oechslin in Einsiedeln. Together with Ludger Hovestadt, she is editor of the applied virtuality book series (Birkhäuser, since 2012).