Benedikt Boucsein studied architecture at RWTH Aachen University and ETH Zurich from 1999 to 2005. In 2008, he completed his PhD at the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture, ETH Zurich, under the supervision of Professor Dr. Andreas Tönnesmann. From 2007 to 2017, he worked as a lecturer and researcher at ETH Zurich with Felix Claus and Kees Christiaanse. Since 2007 he has also been a partner at the architectural practice BHSF Architekten, and from 2005 to 2018 he was founder and co-editor of the journal Camenzind. In 2018, Professor Boucsein was appointed to the Chair of Urban Design at the TU Munich.