is a doctoral candidate at the ETH in Zurich, where he is working on a history of the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies.
Förster has studied English Language and Literature, American Studies, Geography, and Pedagogy at the University in Münster, at Humboldt-University in Berlin, and at the University of Toronto. He holds German accreditation as a secondary-school teacher for English and Geography; he has co-edited the Berlin-based political journal An Architektur,
and co-organized the Camp for Oppositional Architecture. Currently he is collaborating with the New York-based common room on a book on the Abrons Art Center.
kim.foerster [at] gta.arch.ethz.ch