Binke Lenhardt

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Holds a Diploma degree in Architecture from the University of Applied Sciences, Dortmund, Germany and a Masters degree in Architecture from Pratt Institute, New York, USA. After studying and practicing in Europe and the United States for 5 years, she moved to Beijing in 2002. Today she works as a consultant for the Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD) and is also co-founder of Crossboundaries, established in 2005. Binke Lenhardt is a registered architect in Germany and was appointed as a member of the BDA (Association of German Architects) in 2016, she is regularly teaching architectural design at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) and recently also at Tsinghua University and received a number of international awards and fellowships, i.e. the Fulbright Grant for Mutual Understanding, the Sidney Katz Award for talented graduate students of Architecture and the DAAD Graduate Scholarship for study and work in China. Binke Lenhardt is managing director of the office in Beijing and partner and managing director of the Frankfurt´s office.

Hao Dong

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Holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture from the Beijing Institute of Civil Engineering and Architecture, and a Masters degree in Architecture from Pratt Institute, New York, USA. In 2002, he returned to China and started practicing and teaching after living and studying in the United States for almost 5 years. Besides working in one of the biggest state-owned design enterprises, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD) since 2003,Hao Dong co-founded the practice of Crossboundaries, based in Beijing. He is regularly teaching at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) and recently also at Tsinghua University. Hao Dong is managing director of the office in Beijing.

Antje Voigt

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holds a Diploma degree in Architecture from the University of Kassel, Germany. After studying and practicing in the US, Spain and Germany she worked at Herzog & de Meuron Architects in Basel (CH) from 2000-03. From 2003-10 she was employed as an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Industrial Building and Construction Design at the Technical University of Brunswick, Germany. Besides her research and education work in Brunswick she organized and conducted various educational programs at the Technical College (FH) Mainz, Germany, the ETSA Barcelona, Spain, and the Tsinghua University Beijing, China. She is a registered architect in Germany and was appointed as a member of the BDA (Association of German Architects) in 2007. In 2003 she founded her own architectural practice in Frankfurt. Her successful collaboration with Binke Lenhardt let to the transformation of both offices into “Crossboundaries Architektenpartnerschaft Lenhardt + Voigt” in 2012, based in Frankfurt, where Antje Voigt is partner and managing director.