Thomas Grasl

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.