Thomas Matthias Romm, is a civil engineer and architect with a focus on the environmental effectiveness of planning and building. As a pioneer and expert in circular economy, his architectural office “forschen planen bauen” has been working since 2010, in bidding consortium with Dr. Roland Mischek ZT, on the handling of large construction sites, mainly in Viennese residential construction. He is the founder of BauKarussell, a cooperation network of socio-economic enterprises for the re-use of building components.
Thomas Romm teaches ecology for architects at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna at the Institute for Art and Architecture (IKA).
Outlines of his work were recently published in “Manual of Recycling” (2018).