Director | Assistant Professor
Tactile Architecture | TU Berlin
Berlin, Germany
Liss C. Werner

Liss C. Werner is a registered architect in Berlin and founder of Tactile Architecture. She is Assistant Professor in the field of computational architecture and sustainable urban design at TU Berlin, Institute of Architecture. In 2010 Werner founded the Master of Architecture design studio Codes in the Clouds at DIA – Dessau International Architecture Graduate School, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences. Studio work was exhibited at Tongji University Shanghai and the Venice Biennale 2012. Werner practiced in the UK, Russia, Germany. She chaired conferences on Cybernetics, Computation, Architecture, Ecology and Transformation Design. She is the editor of [En]Coding Architecture and Architectural Ecologies, co-editor of Understanding Complex Urban Systems, Springer and author and peer-reviewer of several papers. Werner lectured internationally at MIT, CalArts, Texas Tech University, TU Berlin, University Kassel, Syracuse University, Nottingham Trent, Linz, Bauhaus University Weimar and ESARQ Barcelona. She served on juries at e.g., TU Delft, ETH Zurich, USC, The Bartlett and University of Innsbruck. Werner was awarded a 1st class Bachelor of Arts from University of Westminster, a Diploma and Master of Architecture – with commendation – from the Bartlett, UCL. Further she was educated at RMIT and Humboldt University Berlin to pursue her Dr. phil. in Cultural History and Theory. Liss C. Werner acted as Adj. Assoc. Professor at Taylor’s University 2014-2016 and visiting Professor, George N. Pauly Fellow, 2012/13 at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

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