Prof. Dr.-Eng. Silke Langenberg

Full Professor of Construction Heritage and Monument Preservation, Institute for Monument Preservation and Building Research (IDB) and Institute for Technology in Architecture (ITA), Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich.

Academic resume

  • since 2020: Full Professor of Construction Heritage and Monument Preservation at ETH Zurich.
  • 2014–20:Full Professor of Building in Existing Contexts, Preservation of Monuments and Building Surveys at the University of Applied Sciences, Munich, Germany.
  • 2012–14: Senior Researcher at the Institute for Technology in Architecture, Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication, Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich.
  • 2011–13: Various research stays of several months at the Future Cities Laboratory of the Singapore ETH Centre for Global Environmental Sustainability
  • 2006–11: Research assistant at the Institute for Conservation and Building Research, Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich
  • 2003–05: Doctoral scholarship within the framework of the best promotion of the University of Dortmund, engineering dissertation on the topic «Buildings of the boom years. Architectural concepts and planning theories of the 60s and 70s» (Supervision: Prof. Dr. Uta Hassler, Prof. Dr. Norbert Nussbaum, Prof. Dr. Dieter Ungermann)
  • 2000–03: Research associate at the Department of Monument Preservation and Building Research at the University of Dortmund, Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • 1994–2000: Studies of architecture at the University of Dortmund and at the Istituto Universitaria di Architettura in Venice

Essays, Contributions and Publications

A current overview of Silke Langenberg’s publications can be found at

Further information can be found on the homepage of the ETH Zurich’s Department of Structural Heritage and Monument Preservation.

Contact data

Prof. Dr.-Eng. Silke Langenberg

E-Mail: langenberg[at]
Tel.: +41 44 633 0147

ETH Zürich
Department Architektur (D-ARCH)
Konstruktionserbe und Denkmalpflege
HIT H 43
Wolfgang-Pauli-Strasse 27
CH-8093 Zürich

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