Alexander Grünenwald is an architect. His main areas of work are innovative housings, socio-cultural community housing, holistic process-oriented planning and moderation methods, participation and socially, ecologially and economically sustainable building.
After diploma at the University of Karlsruhe, he worked as a research assistant at the Institut für Gebäudeplanung. In 1980 he co-founded the Gruppe 4 Plus and in 1998 Grünenwald + Heyl.Architekten. He is a co-founder and the head of the BauWohnberatung Karlsruhe, an initiative of the Werkbund Baden-Württemberg.
Grünenwald is active in research, a member of the managing board of the Deutscher Werkbund, the Werkbund Baden-Württemberg, as well as of the Deutscher Designtag and a member of the Forum für Entwerfen.