Michael studied architecture at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, graduating in 2004. During this time, he was awarded a scholarship by the DAAD and Princeton University to study at Princeton’s graduate school of architecture.
Following graduation, he worked for Lederer + Ragnarsdóttir + Oei in Stuttgart for two years. As team leader he coordinated a number of packages for the Hessian State Theatre and Georg Büchner Plaza in Darmstadt and was involved from design to completion, gaining valuable experience on site. Prior to ABA, Michael worked as Associate Partner at Foster + Partners on a wide range of projects and stages. He developed a number of skills in residential, cultural, commercial, transport and sports architecture, ranging from a 41m Yacht to a 1km long airport terminal. In 2014 he joined the Organization Committee to successfully deliver the First European Games 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Michael joined ABA in 2015 as Senior Architect and is currently responsible for delivering a large scale housing estate regeneration scheme in Thamesmead, London.