Eduard Kögel studied architecture, urban and landscape planning. He has contributed to journals such as Archis, archithese and Bauwelt, served as guest editor on special editions of Arch+, Bauwelt and the Journal of World Architecture and published books on Chinese cities and architecture. Since 2006 he has maintained the internet platform chinesearchitects.com. Kögel currently works as an independent advisor and researcher focusing on histories of exchange between Europe and Asia in the fields of architecture and urban development. He is a curatorial researcher for bauhaus imaginista’s Moving Away section.