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Peter Karl Becher

Peter Karl Becher

Design Fellow

3rd Year Studio


Office Phone: +44 (0)7947 501 241

Biography:

Peter Karl Becher received his diploma in Architecture from the University of Applied Sciences in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1995. Gaining a postgraduate diploma in Conceptual Design in 1998 he studied at the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste - Städelschule - in Frankfurt.

 

From 2003 to 2005 he worked for Herzog & de Meuron on the Beijing National Stadium for the Olympics 2008. From 1996 to 2003, he worked for Carsten Roth Architekt as both project architect and site supervisor. In 2007 he established Studio Becher based in London.

 

Peter is currently a design fellow at the University of Cambridge. Between 2010 and 2012 he led a diploma unit at the Architectural Association in London focusing on experimental building design in historic context. From 2008 to 2010 he led a degree studio at Kingston University, and from 2007 to 2010 he taught diploma at London Metropolitan University alongside David Grandorge. In 2009/10 he was a visiting tutor at NTNU Trondheim (with Geir Brendeland and Olav Kristoffersen).

 

Peter has taught at various workshops, most recently at the AA Visiting Schools in Beijing, Berlin and George Town, Malaysia.