Michael Klein is an architect and researcher based in Vienna, Austria. He studied architecture at Vienna UT and Ecole Speciale d’architecture, Paris and graduated from the Academy of fine Arts Vienna in 2007. Since then, he has been working in the field of architecture, landscape architecture and urbanism and from 2009 on, Michael has been lecturing and teaching design classes at Vienna UT. Recent prices include the prestigious EUROPAN housing competion in Hungary. His research interest focuses on how political thinking, theory and practice affects architecture and the urban environment.