Johannes Knesl

 

Johannes Knesl

Johannes Knes, Boulevardier, l was born in Vienna, Austria, received a classical humanist education and after graduating with a professional and a doctoral degree in architecture, worked in the Department of City Planning, Vienna and as an architect in London, UK.  After teaching architectural design and theory at the Technical University in Vienna he moved to the USA in1975 to teach at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and New Jersey Institute of Technology.  From 1986 to 2006 he served as Chief of Urban Design with New York City’s Departments of Transportation and Design and Construction and has since been active as an independent professional in architecture and urban design.  He has written and published widely on architectural and urban theory.  Among his recent publications are “Everywhere eyes that see, bodies that feel:  Archaecology, beyond cellular liberation“ (in: D. Pavlovits, editor:  “With Silence Implying Sound”.  Haecceity Inc. @ Sydney University Press. 2010) and “Notes on architectural videos” (In:  EZUFF Projection Project. 2013.)