Head of Zurich department
Following grammar school, Andreas Mast obtained a degree in architecture at the Winterthur School of Engineering and studied architecture with Eduardo Souto de Moura as well as physics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich.
He spent several years gaining important professional experience with Max Bosshard + Partner in Zurich as a young draft architect and later as project manager.
In 1993/94, his interest in urban development took him on study periods and work placements to Chicago / USA and Porto Alegre in Brazil.
In 1995/96, he was a postgraduate student of business management at the St. Gallen School of Management where he obtained a degree as Economics Engineer.
From 1995 to 1999, he handled competitions and projects at home and abroad as a self-employed architect and realised demanding buildings. He also taught at the “Neues Technikum” Zurich – amongst other things draft and statics - as well as CAD and visualisation at the ISZ Training Centre in Zurich.
In the autumn of 1999, he joined the Zurich department of Burckhardt + Partner AG and was the responsible architect and project manager for important major projects. He was jointly responsible for setting up the B+P management system “Cockpit”.
As a member of the Managing Board he has been in charge of the Zurich department since 2009.
Andreas Mast is a member of the Professional Group of Swiss Economics Engineers and of the Organisation of European Engineers Switzerland (EIC).