Michael Hansmeyer is an architect and programmer who explores the use of algorithms and computation to generate architectural form. He is currently based in the CAAD group at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. Recent projects include 'Platonic Solids' and 'Subdivided Columns'. He holds a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University and an MBA from INSEAD Fontainebleau. He previously worked in the consulting and financial industries at McKinsey & Company and J.P. Morgan respectively, as well as at Herzog & de Meuron architects.