Tino Schlinzig is a sociologist at Technische Universität Dresden and since February 2019 associate researcher at the ETH Wohnforum – ETH CASE. He studied sociology, communication research and law sciences at Technische Universität Dresden and Victoria University of Wellington. As part of his PhD project, he was a guest researcher at ETH Zurich in 2013/2014 and taught at the Department of Architecture and Humanities, Social and Political Sciences in the autumn semester 2018/19. In September 2016, he received his PhD at TU Dresden with a thesis on identity policies of multi-local families after separation and divorce. Since 2018, from an architectural sociology perspective he has been researching on Swiss system buildings of the 1940s to the 1970s as part of the ICOMOS Suisse working group «System & Series» (www.system-serie.ch).
In teaching and research Tino Schlinzig focusses on housing, mobility, identity, family and space. His research interests include approaches to an interpretive family sociology, multi-local dwelling, sociology of the senses, architectural sociology, and qualitative research methods with an emphasis on the documentary method for the interpretation of visual and text data.