Jens Casper Dipl.-Ing. Architekt. BDA


Jens Casper Dipl.Ing. Architekt BDA

Jens Casper is a licensed architect, a member of the Chamber of Architects of Berlin since 2003, and a member of BDA, Bund Deutscher Architekten (Association of German Architects) since 2007.

With Marianne Mueller and Olaf Kneer, he established Casper Mueller Kneer architects based in London and Berlin in 2010. Their award-winning practice projects spaces for the arts, culture, and fashion, as well as for the protagonists within these fields. It is specialised in highly individualised solutions, developed in collaborative relationships.

Jens′ transformative work often tackles historic monuments and listed environments. It includes the conversion of a former waste water pumping station into the seat of the publisher DISTANZ in Berlin- Kreuzberg, the bunker conversion BOROS COLLECTION in Berlin- Mitte, WHITE CUBE´s largest venue on Bermondsey Street, London, and the event hall Phoenixhalle aka WARSTEINER MUSIC HALL in Dortmund.

He has extensive teaching experiences, was a student tutor at RWTH Aachen, taught at TU Berlin as assistant professor and visiting lecturer, and was a Unit Master within the AA Berlin Laboratory of the Architectural Association. He has been a visiting professor Contextual Design and lecturer at Brandenburg University of Technology BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg heading the chair Entwerfen und Bauen im Bestand and the ceased international postgraduate architectural design programme Architektur.Studium.Generale. Recently he lectured on the correlation of heritage conservation and architectural design at the BTU Chair of Architectural Conservation, including a DAAD workshop in Bagan and Yangon, Myanmar.

Jens lives and works in Berlin, Germany

awards

Architizer A+ Awards, Art Galleries category Special Mention 2014; Architekturpreis Berlin Commendation 2013 and 2009; Civic Trust Award 2013 Commendation for the positive cultural contribution to the local community; The Architects′ Journal Retrofit Award 2012 - Cultural Buildings Category; The Chicago Atheneum Award 2012 and 2009; RIBA National Architecture Award 2012; American Institute of Architects UK Chapter Excellence in Design Awards 2012 Commendation; BDA Große Nike 2010 Nomination; BDA Nike für die beste atmosphärische Wirkung 2010 Shortlist; Weser-Ems-Preis für Architektur und Ingenieurbau der OLB-Stiftung 2010; BDA Preis des BDA Niedersachsen 2009; BDA Preis des BDA Berlin 2009; Deutsche Messe contract.world award 2009 3. Prize Conversion Category; European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award Nomination 2009; Deutsches Architekturmuseum DAM Preis für Architektur in Deutschland 2008 Shortlist; Forum Aid Award 2008 Nomination; Deutscher Architekturpreis Beton 2008; Architekturpreis der Reiners Stiftung 2007 Commendation.

exhibitions

da! Architektur in und aus Berlin 2014, 2013, 2008; The Garage Manifesto at Architektur Galerie Berlin 2017; Axel-Springer-Campus at DAZ Deutsches Architektur Zentrum Berlin 2014; Radialsystem III at architekturpreis berlin e.v., 2013; HHGO at at Niedersächsischer Landtag, Hannover 2009; and within Es muss nicht immer Backstein sein: Architektur im Nordwesten von 1950 bis heute: b.zb Bremer Zentrum für Baukultur 2011, bau_werk, Oldenburg 2010; SCHUNCK* Glaspaleis, Heerlen (NL): ROOTS - Young creative talent educated in the Euregion Meuse-Rhine 2010; BOROS COLLECTION at DAM Deutsches Architektur Museum Frankfurt: The 24 best buildings in/from Germany 2008; at Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung: BerlinKult - Kulturbauten für die Hauptstadt, Berlin 2008, as a solo-show at Architekturgalerie am Weißenhof, Stuttgart 2008; within Berlin: Stadtwohnen Neu, BDA-Galerie Berlin 2008; at the La Biennale di Venezia, 10th International Architecture Exhibition, Deutscher Pavillon 2006

credits

Marianne Mueller, Olaf Kneer Casper Mueller Kneer; Luise Rellensmann Preservation Studio; Mathis Burandt, Frank Skupin neue tische; Torsten Lockl, Lina Müller FORMATION-A; Marcus Kopper, Martin Roth KOPPERROTH Architektur und Stadtumbau; Jurij Sadar und Boštjan Vuga SADAR+VUGA; Detlev Weitz, Sonja Beeck chezweitz; Matthias Grabe STUDIO.M.G; Timo Herrmann bbz landschaftsarchitekten; Heike Matcha, Günter Barzcik HMGB; Nicole Zahner StudioC and Sven Pfeiffer (The Conspiracy Group); Christoph Heinemann, Christoph Schmidt, Susanne Heiss, Barbara Horst ifau, Institut für angewandte Urbanistik; Sören Hanft (SHANFT); Kai Nikolaus Grüne, Christoph Rokitta, Mathias Peppler mata, Mandy Metag; Clara Rellensmann; Petra Petersson & Andrew Strickland (my partners in Realarchitektur 2003-2008); Dominik Uhrmeister, Leonie Heilmann, Jens Bethke; Wolfgang List mostlikely, Bernadette Krejs, Karin Maria Derix, Dorina Siewert, Ditte Waag, Geo Reisinger, Polynikis Krimitsas, Stefan Saß, Rocco Zuehlke, Felix Zaiss, Stefan Kluth, Silvia Huth, Andreas Gülzow, Konstanze Schick, Elisabeth Eberenz, Graham Sproul, Aya Okada, Chi Mai Lan, Alessandro Burro, Marian Manten, Michael J Williams, Fabian Neuhaus, Wolfgang Frese, Max Dzembrizki, Borja González Ferrer- Vidal, Nina Langner, Anja Retzlaff, Robert Müller, Matthias Prüger, Teresa Riethmüller, Benjamin Bosse, Max Mütsch, Ana Roman, Tobie Verleye A M NM O, João Oliveira.

contact

Jens Casper Dipl.Ing. Architekt BDA
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Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 35 . D-10178 Berlin
T +49 30 34764258

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