Dr. Günter Gerlach is an internationally recognised architect and educator who established the architectural practice of gestalten in Melbourne in 2005.
He was a co-founder of the interdiscipliary firm Inova Architects & Engineers of Basel Switzerland and its Design Principal from 1996 to 2004.
Dr. Gerlach has studied widely in three different socio-cultural settings. He holds a PhD and a Bachelor of Architecture (with First Class Honours) from the RMIT University Melbourne Australia, a Master of Architecture from the ETH Zürich Switzerland, and an Engineering degree from the Ostfalia School of Applied Science in Germany.
He taught architectural design at the University of Melbourne and now leads studios at RMIT University working concurrently at gestalten on both residential and commercial projects.