Kim Förster is an architectural historian and theorist. He is Associate Director of Research at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montréal.
Förster holds a PhD in architecture from ETH Zurich, where he taught in the doctoral program in history and theory of architecture. He has studied English and American Studies, Geography, and Pedagogy at the University in Münster, at Humboldt-University in Berlin, and at the University of Toronto. At present, he is finishing a manuscript on the legendary New York Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies. He has published in various architectural magazines and journals, co-edited the Berlin-based political journal An Architektur, and is currently guest editor of Candide. Förster is also a member of the New York-based common room.