Matthias Böttger studied architecture and urban planning. His academic career started at the Bauhaus Foundation Dessau, continued at University of Stuttgart and from 2007 – 2011 he tought “Art + Architecture” at the ETH Zürich. 2007/2008 he was Visiting Professor for Art and Public Space at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremburg. In 2008 he was commissioner and curator for the […] German contribution “Updating Germany—Projects for a Better Future” to the 11th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice. 2007-2009 he was a fellow at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart. 2010 he ran the exhibition space aut – Architektur und Tirol – in Innsbruck and curated the series aut.raumproduktion. Since July 2011 he is curator and artistic director of DAZ – Deutsches Architektur Zentrum – in Berlin. His Berlin-based think-tank “raumtaktik — office from a better future — deals with spatial intelligence and intervention in the present and the future.