Markus Jatsch is an award-winning architect and landscape urbanist with a background in fine arts and over 25 years of professional experience. He is Senior Partner and Creative Director at Martha Schwartz Partners (MSP) where he also oversees the research activities of MSP’s Climate Change Task Force. He has collaborated with Martha Schwartz since over 20 years and has worked with David Chipperfield Architects before joining MSP.
Markus Jatsch holds a Doctor of Engineering degree in Architecture and Philosophy from the Technical University of Munich, a Master of Science degree in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University and a Diploma of Engineering in Architecture and Urban Planning from the University of Stuttgart.
Markus Jatsch teaches frequently at international design schools, most recently as Visiting Professor at the Polytechnic University of Milan, the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is the author of Debordered Space (Stuttgart: Edition Menges, 2004) and Landscape Art and Urbanism (Stuttgart: Edition Menges, 2018). He holds several advisory board positions and regularly serves as juror on international design competitions. His work has been widely featured internationally in publications as well as in museum and gallery exhibitions and he lectures frequently on sustainable cities and climate change.
Markus Jatsch is the recipient of several awards and honors such as the Fulbright Commission Award and the City of Munich Culture Award. He is a chartered member of the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Bavarian Chamber of Architects and an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.