Andreas Putz is an assistant professor in recent building heritage conservation at Technische Universität München. He studied architecture at TU Dresden, The University of Edinburgh and ETH Zürich where he completed his doctoral thesis in 2015. For his thesis dissertation »Der Bestand der Stadt. Leitbilder und Praktiken der Erhaltung. Zürich 1930-1970« he received the 2016 Theodor Fischer Award.