Matthias Böttger

Field of Practice:


City, Country:

Berlin, Germany


2007, 2008, 2009


Jan 2009 - June 2009

Born 1974 in Berlin.

He studied architecture at the University of Karlsruhe and architecture and urban planning at the Westminster University in London.

Böttiger worked as an architect in offices in Cologne, Berlin and Paris. From 2004-2006 he was a scientific associate and teacher at the Foundation Bauhaus Dessau, since 2005 at the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg and since 2006 at the University of Stuttgart.

As part of the theater group post theater with Max Schumacher and Hiroko Tanahashi he was involved in performances in Berlin, Bonn, Singapore, Belgrade, Ljubljana and Groß Leuthen.

Together with Friedrich von Borries he runs raumtaktik, an agency for spatial intelligence and intervention in Berlin. With the agency they have exhibited in »matchmaker, matchmaker«, Jewish Museum Berlin and ArchiLab Orleans (2003/2004), in »Schlüpferstadt Chemnitz«, Neue Sächsische Galerie, Chemnitz (2006) and »Shrinking Cities«, Berlin and Leipzig (2004/2005). From 2003-2006 he was president of the World Dodge Ball Association in Berlin.

In autumn 2007 the book »Space, Time, Play«, co-edited by Friedrich von Borries and Steffen P. Walz on synergies between computer games, architecture and urban planning will be published.