Thomas Kissling studied architecture at ETH (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule) Zurich, having previously trained as a draftsman. He graduated in 2010 under the tutelage of Prof. Wolfgang Schett. He has worked at ETH as a research assistant since 2010 and as a research associate at the Chair of Prof. Günther Vogt since 2016. His teaching and research focus on transformation processes in the Alpine landscape and topics relating to design methodology at the interface between digital and analog technology and practice. Kissling is co-editor of “Landscape as a Cabinet of Curiosities” (2015) and “Mutation and Morphosis” (2020) and the editor of "Solid, Fluid, Biotic" (2021).