Bart Lootsma is a historian, theoretician, criticand curator in the fields of architecture, designand the visual arts. He is Dean and Professor for Architectural Theory at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Innsbruck. He was Guest Professor at the University of Luxemburg, the Academy of Visual Arts in Vienna, the Academy of Visual Arts in Nürnberg, the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam/Rotterdam, Head ofScientific Research at the ETH Zürich, StudioBasel, and Head of the Department of 3D-Design at the Academy of Arts in Arnhem. Bart Lootsma curated ArchiLab 2004 in Orléans and the Montenegrin pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2016. He published numerous articles and several books. He was an editor of Forum, de Architect, ARCHIS, ARCH+, l’Archi- tecture d’Aujourd’hui, Daidalos and GAM. His book ‘SuperDutch’ was published by Thames & Hudson, Princeton Architectural Press, DVA and SUN in the year 2000. ’Reality Bytes, Selected Essays 1995-2015’ was published by Birkhäuser in 2016. In German and English editions. Bart Lootsma is a member of the Advisory Council of the International Building Exhibition Vienna 2022 New Social Housing and a board member of Europan Austria.