Stephan Trüby

Field of Practice:



Solitude fellowship

City, Country:

Stuttgart, Germany


2022, 2023

Stephan Trüby, born in 1970, is Professor of Architecture and Cultural Theory and Director of the Institute for the Foundations of Modern Architecture and Design (IGmA) at the University of Stuttgart/Germany. Previously, he taught at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG), Karlsruhe/Germany (2007–2009), Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), Zurich/Switzerland (2009–2014), Harvard University, Cambridge/US (2012–2014) and Technical University of Munich/Germany (2014–2018). His doctoral thesis was supervised by Peter Sloterdijk and Heiner Mühlmann (Dr. phil.). He studied at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London/UK, where he is currently an external examiner. He was head of research at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, curated by Rem Koolhaas.

His key publications include Exit-Architektur. Design zwischen Krieg und Frieden (2008), The World of Madelon Vriesendorp (2008, with Shumon Basar), Germania, Venezia. Die deutschen Beiträge zur Architekturbiennale Venedig seit 1991 – Eine Oral History (2016, with Verena Hartbaum), Absolute Architekturbeginner: Schriften 2004–2014 (2017), Die Geschichte des Korridors (2018) and Rechte Räume. Politische Essays und Gespräche (2020).