Matthias Schuler is one of the managing directors of TRANSSOLAR Energietechnik in Stuttgart. Born 1958 he is educated as a mechanical engineer at University Stuttgart. In 1992 he founded the company TRANSSOLAR Climate Engineering. TRANSSOLAR’S focus is on new energy saving and comfort optimizing strategies by an integral approach in building design.

Nowadays - with 45 employees in Stuttgart, Munich and New York – Matthias Schuler works on national and international projects with architects like Kazuyo Sejima, Frank O. Gehry, Steven Holl, Jean Nouvel and Helmut Jahn. Since 2001 teaching as a visiting professor at the Graduated School of Design, Harvard University, he became Adjunct Professor for Environmental Technologies in 2008.