Born 1981, Germany
Master of Architecture, ETH Zurich, 2008
Research and Teaching Assistant at the Chair of Architecture and Construction Dirk E. Hebel ETH Zurich 2014 – present
Hans-Christian Rufer is currently working as a researcher and teaching assistant at the chair of Architecture and Construction Dirk E. Hebel at ETH Zurich. Prior to that he has been involved in research at the Chair of Architecture and Urban Design Urban-Think Tank, Prof. Brillembourg and Prof. Klumpner, resulting among other things in the exhibition “Empower Shack” in the Eva Presnhuber Gallery in Zurich. Preceding his involvment at ETH Zurich he has worked on several construction projects in Switzerland, such as the planning of an appartment building for Gramazio & Kohler Architects using digitally fabricated facades. At the Chair of Architecture and Construction Dirk E. Hebel, he teaches in the design studio and researches on the relationship between material and space in low-cost housing construction.
Hans-Christian Rufer has received a scholarship of the Japan Student Services Organisation (JASSO) and took part in the Erasmus Student Program.