Markus Wilsing was born in Germany. After completing his high school degree at the Technische Gymnasium in Bühl Germany, he received his architectural degree in 1995 from Faculty of Architecture at the Università degli Studi di Firenze, in Italy. Afterwards, he started to work as an freelance architect in Germany.
Currently he is working at Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Art and Design in the: 1)Department of Interior Architecture & Environmental Design; 2)Master Program of Yacht Design; 3) Ekotam: Design, Application and Research Center;
In 1996, he was appointed as Assistant Professor at Bilkent University, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Ankara, Turkey. In 2003, he joined Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design. Here he established the 'Interior Architecture and Environmental Design Department' in 2003. Until 2006 he was assigned as the coordinator and later as the head of the same department until May 2010. During that period he was also responsible in the establishment studies for the "Department of Architecture" in 2004 and starting from 2007, he integrated 'Interior Yacht Design Studies' in the Interior Architectural and Environmental Design curriculum, which also initiated the idea of establishing a 'Master of Yacht Design' program at IEU in 2010.
In this University he mainly taught and coordinated: Yacht Design Studio I-II (Master Program, cont.), Visionary and Future Interior Architecture Studies (4th year, cont.), Graduate Project (4th year, cont.), Ecological and Sustainable Design (Elective, cont.), Complex Interior Systems (Elective, cont.), Design Studio I-II (2nd year), Art and Design Studio I-II (1st year), Model Making (1st year).
During all that time, he also executed and developed several interior, architectural, yacht design projects and participated in various design competitions. Additionally, he is carrying out research in the field of "Architectural and Design Education", "Visionary and Future Design", "Design Philosophy" and "Corporate Visual Identity". In relation to all these subjects, he was invited to design juries, organized several exhibitions, presented conference papers, published articles in international journals and gave numerous lectures, workshops, seminars and presentations.
"Du hast, bist und lebst den Wert den du dir selbst gibst." markus2008