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Benjamin Busch

Benjamin Busch

Berlin, DE

 

About 

Benjamin T. Busch (*1987, Kansas City) is an American visual artist and architect living in Berlin. Spanning art, architecture, curating, and writing, his work deals with the politics/aesthetics of space. His ongoing research considers spatial practice through processes of urbanization, self-organization, and the everyday, with regard to the growing role of computation. Since spring 2018, Busch co-directs The Institute for Endotic Research at the non-profit venue TIER.space, together with Lorenzo Sandoval. From 2012 to 2015, he co-directed the Berlin project space Staycation Museum. Busch continues to work professionally as an independent translator, architect with F101 Architekten, and photographer with dokugram.

Benjamin's Featured Articles on Archinect

The User’s Right to the City, Sat, Nov 3 '18

The “right to the city” has become a rallying call for social movements worldwide [1]. While the slogan serves as a generic container for a variety of issues that might otherwise go ignored, its origins pertain to a certain idea of revolutionary politics. More than symbolic negation, the right ...

The User’s Right to the City
 

Employment 

F101 Architekten, Berlin, DE, Architectural Designer (Arbeitnehmer)

Oct 2012 - current
 

Stecher Architekten, Berlin, DE, Freelancer (Freier Mitarbeiter)

Feb 2012 - Sep 2012
 

hammeskrause architekten, Stuttgart, DE, Freelancer (Freier Mitarbeiter)

Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
 

Gould Evans, Lawrence, KS, US, Student Intern

Jul 2007 - Aug 2007
 

Education 

Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee, Berlin, DE, Masters, Spatial Strategies

Oct 2014 - Dec 2017
 

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, DE, Graduate Studies in Architecture

Sep 2010 - Sep 2011
 

The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US, Masters, M.A. in Architecture

Sep 2010 - Sep 2011
 

The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Highest Distinction, Honors

Aug 2005 - May 2010
 

Fachhochschule Potsdam, Potsdam, DE, Graduate Studies in Architecture

Sep 2008 - Jul 2009
 

Awards 

Baden-Württemberg-Stipendium, Scholarship

2010
 

Graduate Direct Exchange Scholarship, Scholarship

2010
 

AIA School Medal and Certificate of Merit, Award

2010
 

Honors Program Development Grant, Grant

2008
 

Donald Ewart Memorial Traveling Scholarship in Architecture, Scholarship

2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills