Organisatie: Architectuurwijzer
17.03.2009 om 20u00
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Trained and worked as a landscape gardener before studying architecture and urban planning at Darmstadt Technical University and the University of the Arts in Berlin. Since 1995 he has worked as an architect and urban planner in various combinations, and co-founded the b&k+ label that pioneered an expansion of the concept of work: exploring inter- and trans-disciplinary networks as possible future working models.

In 2001 he began working under his own name in a range of partnerships and alliances. He has been teaching since 1997, and in 2003 took up a temporary professorship for planning methodology and design at the University of Wuppertal. He has received numerous architecture prizes and awards, including the Architecture Prize of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and the Belmont Prize awarded by the Forberg-Schneider Foundation. He has written and edited numerous publications.