Korbinian Kainz is an architect and researcher based in London. Educated in Germany, Switzerland and Sweden, he graduated from ETH Zurich. Before joining 6a architects he worked at Meili Peter Architekten and taught at ETH Zurich with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uta Hassler. Their research on the origins of polytechnic school buildings in Europe was recently published in a two-volume work on Gottfried Semper’s ETH building. Korbinian has been a visiting critic at several institutions including the Architectural Association, the Bartlett School of Architecture and the University of Cambridge.