Eike Roswag-Klinge

Eike Roswag-Klinge is Professor for Constructive Design & Climate Adaptive Architecture at Natural Building Lab. Eike has been researching, designing and building future-oriented architecture based on natural resources with communities and people of different cultural and climatic backgrounds for more than 20 years. Prior to establishing NBL in 2017, he was a founding member of the integrated design office ZRS Architekten Ingenieure in 2003 together with Christof Ziegert and Uwe Seiler.


Eike Roswag-Klinge, Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Architekt BDA is one of the initiators and directors of ZRS Architekten Ingenieure Berlin, which was founded in 2003. Since 2017 he is chair of the Natural Building Lab at Technische Universität Berlin. For more than 20 years, Eike has been researching on climate and resource adaptive, human architecture in different climatic zones, which forms the basis for his teaching, design and construction projects. His projects demonstrate a great variety and range from schools out of earth and bamboo in the global south, over heritage rehabilitation project in the Middle East and Europe up to housing, production buildings and schools out of timber, earth and natural fibre insulation in Europe. His research is focused on climate and cultural adaptive architecture with a specific emphasis on low-tech building systems. The projects he has worked on were awarded with the Aga Khan Award 2007, KAIROS Europäischer Kulturpreis 2015, Holcim Award 2011, Gold in Asia Pacific and others.