Lukas Zagała was born in 1972 in Zabrze. He graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice. After graduation, he worked in the office of P.P. Pabel Architekten in Berlin, Germany and at the Odile Decq / Benoit Cornette studio in Paris, France.
In 1997 along with Przemo Lukasik he established his own practice: medusagroup. He has been a Professor at Silesian University of Technology at Faculty of Architecture for over 10 years. In 2005 he obtained PhD in architecture writing his thesis about “efurbishment of post industrial buildings and objects as important trend in contemporary architecture”.
Privately, he is strongly involved in sports – he practices road cycling and alpine skiing, is interested in classical and jazz music, and plays the piano himself.