Benjamin Busch

Benjamin Busch

Berlin, DE



Benjamin 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 aesthetics/politics 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 across societies. Since spring 2018, Busch co-directs The Institute for Endotic Research (TIER) 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 writer and translator, architectural consultant, and photographer.

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


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


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


Baden-Württemberg-Stipendium, Scholarship


Graduate Direct Exchange Scholarship, Scholarship


AIA School Medal and Certificate of Merit, Award


Honors Program Development Grant, Grant


Donald Ewart Memorial Traveling Scholarship in Architecture, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization