ETH Zürich, Suisse
Toni Kotnik is lecturer and researcher at the chair of structural design at the ETH Zurich and principal of d’HKL, a Zurich-based office focusing on research-oriented architectural design. He studied architecture and mathematics at ETH Zurich, CH, the University of Tübingen, D, and the University of Utah, USA, and received his doctoral degree from the University of Zurich, CH. He was research fellow at Center for the Representation of Multi-Dimensional Information (CROMDI), principal researcher at OCEAN design research network, postdoctoral researcher at the ETH Zurich, adjunct assistant professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Lucerne, CH, and studio master at the Emergent Technology and Design program at the Architectural Association in London, UK, and assistant professor at the Institute for Experimental Architecture at the University of Innsbruck. His practice and research work has been published internationally and is centered on the integration of scientific knowledge into the design process with focus on the relationship between digital architectural design, geometry and material behavior.