Dr. Thomas Grasl is a founding member of SWAP Architects and leads their R&D department known simply as PLUS. He has held several positions at the University of Technology in Vienna and currently lectures there at the department of building theory and design of the school of architecture. His research focuses on computational design, CAAD, and the application of grammars in architecture. Previously he worked as assistant professor at the department of building theory and design, as lecturer at the department of spatial design, and as consultant master planner for the ad‑m (airport design-management).
Thomas holds a M.Sc. and a Doctor technicae in Architecture from TU Vienna as well as a Fulbright scholarship for advanced studies in architecture at Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.