Jens, a graduate from RWTH Aachen University, established his practice in 2003. His work, collaboratively developed in diverse relationships, has been recognized and published internationally, and received numerous awards. Particularly outstanding from his built work are the transformations Boros Collection Residence, White Cube Bermondsey, Radialsystem III and Phoenixhalle.
Since 2004, Jens held multiple teaching positions. He was Assistant Professor at TU Berlin, and a Unit Master at the AA Berlin Laboratory. He worked as a Guest Professor heading the Chair “Bauen im Bestand / Contextual Design” at BTU Cottbus, and headed BTU’s International Postgraduate Architectural Design Programme carried out by 10 universities across Europe and Israel. Most recently he has been teaching at the intersection of architectural design and heritage preservation.
Jens is an active member of Haus Döschnitz eV, a member of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, of the Chamber of Architects of Berlin, and Bund Deutscher Architektinnen und Architekten BDA Berlin. He lives and works in Berlin, Germany.