My practice is to define now the way we build in the future. We are constantly exploring, experimenting and tinkering with space, material and structure to find new ways for architecture to respond to our current environmental and socio-political challenges.


Gustav Düsing studied architecture at the Architectural Association in London and is a registered architect in Berlin. He has participated in numerous art and architecture exhibitions including the first ever Antarctic Biennale (2017) . He is the 2020 recipient of the Rome Prize for Architecture and in 20/21 was an Artist in Residence at the German Academy in Rome, Villa Massimo.

Since 2015 he has taught at different Universities including, the TU Braunschweig, UDK Berlin and in 2021 he was appointed visiting Professor at the University Roma Tre. In 2022 Gustav Düsing was co-teaching a design studio at Cornell University AAP.



Sebastian Muellauer
Justyna Profaska
Chiara Siravo
Carson Chan
Dehlia Hannah
Max Hacke
Yannis Efstathiou
Katharina Pütter
Nadim Samman
Mariami Kurtishvili
Lutz Henke
Johannes Förster
Charlotte Wiedemann
Caspar Richter
Leonhard Clemens
Blake Villwock
James Cosgrave
Janos Bergob
Sonia Cohan
Sinta Werner
Kadhija Zinnenburg Carrol




GRANDE MAXXI. I progetti finalisti
Maxxi Museum Rome
15.11 – 02.04.2023

Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden
Japanisches Palais, 24.06 – 25.09.2022

FKA SIX, Project Space, Berlin
with Carson Chan
Berlin – 01.04 – 09.05.2022

Spazi Aperti XIX 2021
Academia Romania in Rome
07.07 – 21.07.2021

Künste a Villa Massimo
Deutsche Akademie in Rom, Villa Massimo
Rome — 21.10.2020

The Ec(centric)City
Akademie der Künste
Berlin — 10.09.2020

Antarctica as a Project at
Munich — 17.01.2018

Antarctic Biennale 2017 / Antarctic Pavilion
Biennale Di Venezia, 2017

4th Marrakech Biennale
Marrakech, 2012*

Educating Architects – Reinventing Architecture (Exhibition)
Tokyo, 2009

* while working for Barkow-Leibinger as a Project Architect


MSA, Münster School of Architecture, Design Studio, WS 22/23

Cornell University, Architecture Art and Planing (AAP), Ithaca, New York, Cornell in Rome, 2022

Visiting Professor at Università  Roma Tre, Rome, Italy, 2021

UDK Berlin (Studio Sobejano), from 2018 until 2021

TU-Braunschweig (IAD), from 2015 until 2019

UDK Berlin, (KET), from  2015 until 2016

Architectural Association Visiting School Melbourne, 2016


Lecture at IED Roma 11.2022

Guest Lecture at Harvard GSD Seminar Abroad Arles 11.2022

Lecture at Tempel University in Rome 09.2022

Lecture at TU Berlin, with Max Hacke, 02.2022

Lecture at Bauhaus Universität Weimar, Horizonte 01.2022

Speaker, sustainable design and regenerative architecture in cultural spaces, Tate + / IKT 10.2021

Speaker, berlin questions, metropolis – the new now 08.2021

Lecture TU Hamburg 06.2021

Speaker, new european bauhaus and cultural institutions, maxxi roma 06.2021

Lecture Unicam Saad, Ascoli 05.2021

Lecture TU Darmstadt 01.2021

Lecture Chinese University of Hong-Kong 09.2020

Lecture Hochschule für Bildene Künste Braunschweig 05.2018

Artist Talk B´N´K´R Munich, 01.2018

Lecture Melbourne School of Design / Melbourne University 01.2016