Dietmar Eberle, born in Hittisau (Austria) in 1952, took up architecture at the Vienna University of Technology. In 1976-1977, having finished his studies, he worked in an urban development project in Iran, and from 1979 to 1982 he was part of a work group of the cooperative Bau-und Planungsges.m.b., with Markus Koch, Mittersteiner Norbert and Wolfgang Juen. In 1985 he and Carlo Baumschlager set up Baumschlager Eberle Architects, a firm which has executed works of different typologies all over the world, among which we can mention the Hötting-West residential estate in Innsbruck, a housing project in St. Gallen or the Münchener Rück building in Munich. Since 2004 Eberle has been an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects.
Eberle has held teaching posts at the Technical University of Hannover (Germany), the Vienna University of Technology (Austria), the University of Art and Design of Linz (Austria), the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (Switzerland), Syracuse University in New York (USA) and the Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany).
He is currently professor of architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich, of whose faculty of architecture he was dean from 2003 to 2005.