Elena Schütz studied architecture at ETH Zurich and the University of the Arts Berlin where she started the architecture magazine Protocol. She worked in New York and Zurich and is a co-founder of the architectural firm Something Fantastic and the creative agency Belgrad. Elena Schütz has taught seminars at the University of the Arts Berlin and the École Nationale Supérieur de Architecture Paris-Malaquais. Together with Leonard Streich and Julian Schubert she co-authored the book “Something Fantastic –A Manifesto by Three Young Architects on Worlds, People, Cities and Houses” and co-created the “Index for those who want to re-invent construction”. Elena Schütz has lectured amongst other occasions at the Northern Association of Norwegian Architects in Oslo, Bauhausuniversitaet Weimar and ETH Zurich. She has held workshops and was invited as a guest critic at various Institutions, like for example the TU Berlin, Olafur Eliasson’s Institut für Raumexperimente and ETH Zurich. Something Fantastic’s work has been part of exhibitions at the Biennale Architettura di Venezia, the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf and Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.