Wolfgang Strauss is a German architect, media artist and scientist. He is a Research Artist at Fraunhofer IAIS, Sankt Augustin and since 2009 Guest-Professor for Experimental Interaction in the HCI Master at University Siegen. Since 1987 Wolfgang Strauss works in partnership with Monika Fleischmann on media art installations and the concept of interactivity. Wolfgang Strauss creates real buildings as well as electronic architecture, knowledge space and digital archives. He has produced a large number of media art and design objects and environments on the topics of networked information space and the visualisation of knowledge. Among the prizes recived the Golden Nica for interactive Art of Ars Electronica, the iF communication design award for Energie-Passagen in 2005, and for Medienfluss Internet-Browser in 2007/08 and the Medida-Prix for netzspannung.org in 2005/2010.
1995 - 1997 Guest Professor for Interactive Media Art at Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar, Saarbrücken
1993 - 1995 Research fellow at GMD Institute for Media Communication Sankt Augustin
1991 - 1992 Lecturer, Department of Visual Communication, Hochschule der Künste, Berlin
1990 Summer Academies at and Founding Member of La Premiere Rue, European Center for interdisciplinary cultural projects at Corbusier-Unité, Briey-en-Forêt, France
1988 - 1992 Co-founder & Director of Raumlabor at Art+Com e.V., Institute for digital art, architecture, design & communication, Berlin
1987 Partner in the Studio for Architecture & Digital Media, ArtWork, Berlin/Bonn
1984 - 1989 Assistant Teaching with Prof. Ingeborg Kuhler at HDK Hochschule der Künste Berlin, Architecture Dept.
1972 - 1983 Studies in Architecture and Visual Communication at Hochschule der Künste Berlin, Germany / Engineer Architect Diploma of (today) UdK Berlin
1969 - 1972 apprenticship as cabinetmaker