Michael Hansmeyer is an architect and programmer who explores the use of algorithms and computation to generate architectural form. Recent projects include the production of a full-scale 3D printed grotto for Centre Pompidou, an installation of columns at Grand Palais, as well as a pavilion for the 2017 Gwangju Design Biennale.
He was most recently a visiting professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Previously, he was a visiting professor at Southeast University in Nanjing, and a lecturer in the CAAD group at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. Prior to this, he worked at Herzog & de Meuron architects and in the consulting and financial industries at McKinsey & Company and J.P. Morgan respectively. He holds a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University and an MBA degree from INSEAD.