Muck Petzet is an architect, curator and since 2014 professor for sustainable design at USI. He held teaching positions at Hochschule Vaduz as guest critic and lecturer abroad and as a visiting professor at the TU Munich for ‚Architecture as Resource‘. He graduated from TU Munich after studying philosophy at LMU Munich and architecture at HdK Berlin and TU Munich. After initially working at Herzog & de Meuron in Basel he founded his own office in Munich 1993 - working in different partnerships. Since 2013 he is also practicing in Berlin. Muck Petzet was general commissioner of the German pavilion ‚Reduce/Reuse/Recycle’ at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 2012. Muck Petzet’s extensive engagement with transformation projects set the basis for his development of a 'minimal intervention - transformation theory' and his dedication to propagate a reevaluation of existing buildings as a valuable resource for our future through lectures, exhibitions and publications.