Dietmar Leyk BDA

Dipl. Ing. Architect


Education


1994
Diplom Ingenieur Architect, TU Braunschweig, Brunswick, Germany with special honours

1989 - 1990
Studied architecture at the Architectural Association - School of Architecture, London, United Kingdom, RIBA Part 1

1987 - 1994
Studied architecture at the Technical University Braunschweig, Brunswick, Germany

1983 - 1986
Apprenticeship as a cabinet maker, Hagen/Westphalia, Germany

1982
Abitur Fichte-Gymnasium, Hagen/Westphalia, Germany

1978 -1987
Photographic Society, Hagen/Westphalia, Germany


Practical Experiences

2019 - today
Founding Principal at SPACECOUNCIL, Zurich, Switzerland

2000 - 2018
Founding Principal at Leyk Wollenberg Architekten, Berlin, Germany

1994 - 1996
Design Architect at Daniel Libeskind in Los Angeles, United States

1991 - 1994
Design architect with Elia Zhenghelis in London, Athens, Greece, and Dusseldorf, Germany


Research Experiences

2019 - 2021
Head of Research Programme and Think Tank "Life as a Service" (LAAS) for ACS/Hochtief/Nexplore, Madrid, Spain

2015 - 2019
Head of the research programme 'High-Density Mixed-Use Cities' at the Future Cities Laboratory of ETH Zurich in Singapore.

2005 - 2013
Visiting Professor The Berlage Institute, Rotterdam & The Berlage Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Urban Design, TU Delft, Rotterdam/Delft, The Netherlands

1996 - 2003
Senior Assistant and Interim Professor ETH Zurich, Department of Architecture, Zurich, Switzerland


Teaching Experience

2015 - 2016
Visiting Professor Singapore University of Technology and Design, Sustainable Design Option Studio, The Future of Cities: New Urban Typologies

2005 - 2013
Visiting Professor The Berlage Institute, Rotterdam & The Berlage Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Urban Design, TU Delft, Rotterdam/Delft, The Netherlands

1996 - 2003
Senior Assistant and Interim Professor ETH Zurich, Department of Architecture, Zurich, Switzerland


Commissions


2015 - 2019
Member of Future Cities Laboratory Programme Lead (ETH Singapore)

2015 - 2019
Member of Future Cities Laboratory Steering Committeev (ETH Singapore)

2016 - 2019
Member of Future Cities Laboratory / Urban Redevelopment Authority URA Oversight Group (ETH Singapore)

2016 - 2018
Member of Urban Design Advisory Board Berlin Gleisdreieck

2008 - 2009
Member of Advisory Board for Sustainable Urban Scenarios Graz-Reinigenhaus


Languages

German – mother tongue
English – proficient




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