Uli Dangel is an Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Austin where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in design, construction, architectural detailing, and structural design. He received a Diploma in Architecture from Universität Stuttgart in Germany and a Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon. His professional career led him to London where he worked for internationally renowned architecture firms Foster and Partners as well as Grimshaw. He is a registered architect in Germany, the United Kingdom, and Texas and maintains an Austin-based design practice.
Uli Dangel’s research and teaching focus on the use of wood in construction, its influence on building culture and craft, and how it contributes to the advancement of sustainable practices at the scale of local and global economies. Birkhäuser Basel published his books “Sustainable Architecture in Vorarlberg: Energy Concepts and Construction Systems“ and ”Turning Point in Timber Construction: A New Economy” in 2010 and 2017 respectively.