Jörg H. Gleiter (Dr.-Ing. habil.) since 2012 Professor of Architectural Theory at the Technical University of Berlin. 2008-12 Professor of Aesthetics at the Free University of Bolzano/Italy. Among others, visiting professorships at VIU Venice International University (Venice); Waseda University (Tokyo), Bauhaus University Weimar, Brown University (Providence/RI) and Politecnico di Milano. Doctorate on the topic of Critical Theory of Ornament and Habilitation on the topic of Friedrich Nietzsche and Architecture, both at the Bauhaus University Weimar. Gleiter is editor of the series ArchitekturDenken (Transcript Verlag Bielefeld). Main research interests: Critical theory of the Anthropocene, transformations of knowledge, critical theory of ornament, architectural theory, philosophy and semiotics.