Olaf Gipser (Prof. M.Arch. Dipl.Ing. Architect SBA) is an architect based in Amsterdam. His office is concerned with architecture as agent in the social production of space, in the intervention in ecological milieus, and as the production of physical and cultural artefacts. Their work has been recognized in the Netherlands with the ‘Zuiderkerk Award 2021’ of the City of Amsterdam (best housing project) and with nominations for the ‘BNA Best Building of the Year 2022’ (national award), ‘Amsterdam Architecture Award 2022’, ‘Zuiderkerk Award 2022’, and ‘National Timber Construction Award 2021’. Olaf is currently a professor at the Faculty of Architecture at Innsbruck University and has been teaching at the TU Delft, The Berlage Institute in Rotterdam, the Royal Academy in London, the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam and the Bergen Architecture School. Olaf holds degrees from the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), from the University of Stuttgart, and as Fulbright student from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).