After graduating in architecture from ETH Zurich (MSc Arch ETH), Matthias has worked in landscape architecture, attended the Gnomon School, worked in architectural visualization and then has been part of the CityEngine development team for almost five years. He has a deep knowledge of 3D Modeling, Rendering, Visualization, Digital Sets and VFX. He has been the CityEngine Tech Support Lead and Product Engineer, has hosted countless international presentations, workshops and software training events. After this, Matthias has been a CityEngine consultant and the Head of 3D Technologies at Garsdale Design. He was then hired to integrate CityEngine in the workflows of Scanline VFX in Vancouver, for the Hollywood blockbuster 'Independence Day Resurgence'. With his own company vrbn (say 'urban'), he now offers highend 3D city services for all industries.
"Matthias is able to combine the best of architecture and procedural modeling. As a trained architect and visual effects expert who contributed to the CityEngine software development for several years, Matthias has the ideal skill set to teach the basics of procedural modeling as well as give exclusive insights into the software. This video is perfect for anybody wanting to learn procedural techniques for the creation of digital sets."- Pascal Mueller
CityEngine Inventor & Product Lead Director Esri R&D Center Zurich