Associate and Head of region – Germany
Norbert has extensive international experience in award-winning practice and a real aptitude for architectural and technical design.
Prior to joining Jo Cowen, he worked at ACME, where he gained valuable experience working on large scale residential and commercial schemes. These included a masterplan for the revitalisation of the city centre in Chester as well as the development of the seafront in Folkestone. Norbert worked on the concept design, planning application and the technical design development.
Earlier on his career, Norbert worked for Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering in Stuttgart, researching on CLT timber bridges and developing membrane facades and structures for complex geometries.
In 2012 he worked at Foster+Partners in London, developing the design and technical solutions for the new generation of Apple Stores.
Originally from Germany, Norbert studied architecture and urban planning at the University Stuttgart where he graduated with distinction. He published and received several awards for architectural design and research projects for his academic works.
In his last year at the University Stuttgart Norbert also worked as a tutor at the Institute for design and construction.