Studied architecture at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien). Co-founded the architect and artist group Haus-Rucker-Co in Vienna in 1967. Professor at the University of Art and Industrial Design in Linz from 1976–87. 1987-2011, Professor of architecture at the Art Academy Düsseldorf.
Studied painting and art education at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. From 1971–87 Atelier Haus-Rucker-Co in Düsseldorf with Günter Zamp Kelp and Laurids Ortner. 1994-2012, Professor of Design at the architectural school FH Potsdam.