Karl-Heinz studied drawing with Wolf Vostell, as well as medicine, philosophy and architecture in Innsbruck, Dallas and Los Angeles. He studied architecture with Peter Cook, Neil Denari, and Lebbeus Woods. As an architectural and media designer, he deals with the use and impact of information technologies in real and virtual environments. He is co-founder of heiKE/NZ webarchitects and has carried out projects in Austria, USA, Singapore, UK, Italy and Switzerland. He is a lecturer at the institute since 2003, with a focus on design studios and architectural media theory.