|Mark Mückenheim is the founder and principal of MCKNHM Architects BDA (www.mcknhm.com) in Düsseldorf, Germany. He has lectured and acted as a guest critic at numerous institutions in Germany and abroad. Among other schools, he taught for more than six years at the distinguished RWTH Aachen before being appointed as a visiting professor for principles of architectural design at the Technical University Munich from 2009 to 2012. His award winning work has been featured in various international book and journal publications and has also gained reputation through a number of exhibitions in Germany and abroad. Educated in Germany, the United States, and England, sponsored by a Fulbright scholarship and a DAAD grant from the German government, Mückenheim received his Master of Architecture from Parsons School of Design, New York, and his Graduate Diploma in Architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London.|
Juliane Demel is an assistant professor and research assistant at the Architecture department, chair for principles of architectural design at the Technical University Munich. Before her teaching engagement at the TUM, she worked at CAUPD in Beijing, where she conducted a research on Chinas sustainable development for the reconstruction of the earthquake effected area Beichuan under sustainable aspects. Educated in Germany and at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, she received her Diploma in Architecture and Urban Design from the University Braunschweig, Germany.