Born in Nuremberg to a Polish family, Michael a architect, researcher, lecturer and assistant. He has studied architecture at the Bern University for Applied Sciences (BFH) in Burgdorf, where he attended a project semester at Stanford University and an exchange semester at the Bremen University of Applied Sciences. Michael is bridging interdisciplinary to the ETH Zurich institutes Laboratory for energy conversion (LEC) and the ISTP Urbanization Research Incubator. He is currently working on a PhD between ETH and the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and lecturing on digital technologies at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) in Muttenz.