Gerhard G. Feldmeyer

Senior Partner
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Dipl.-Ing. Architect
Senior Partner / Managing Director of HPP Architekten GmbH
Director of HPP International Planungsgesellschaft mbH

Gerhard G. Feldmeyer was born in 1956 in Aalen. He studied architecture at the university in Stuttgart and the London South Bank University. In the 1980s he worked in the office of Kikutake Architect & Associates in Tokyo and in the office of Gerkan, Marg und Partner in Hamburg. He has been at HPP since 1989, where he began by heading the Hamburg and Berlin offices. Since 2002 Feldmeyer has been a member of HPP’s general management.

Feldmeyer occupied a teaching position in the faculty of architecture at Nippon University in Tokyo, regularly gives guest lectures, and has published books and magazines articles. Among his publications are „The New German Architecture“ and „HPP Hentrich-Petschnigg & Partner 1988 – 1998“. Feldmeyer is a member of the BDA and the Association of Architects in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Burkhard Junker

Senior Partner
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Dipl.-Ing. Architect
Senior Partner of HPP Architekten GmbH
Head of Office HPP Munich

Burkhard Junker was born in Munich in 1964. After studying civil engineering and architecture at the Technical University of Munich, he started working as architect and project manager at Winkler, Effinger und Partner and for Professor Arno Bonanni in Berlin. After several jobs as client representative at DaimlerChrysler Real Estate, partner and member of the management board at ATP Achammer - Tritthart & Partner, he became managing director at OBERMEYER Planen und Beraten. After numerous stays abroad and international projects, he joined the shareholder circle of HPP Architekten, where he became the manager of the Munich office in 2014 and senior partner in 2018.

Burkhard Junker is a member of the Chamber of Architects in Bavaria.

Remigiusz Otrzonsek

Senior Partner
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Dipl.- Ing. Architect
Senior Partner of HPP Architekten GmbH
Head of Office HPP Cologne

Remigiusz Otrzonsek was born in 1962 in Breslau, Poland. He completed his architectural studies at the Technische Hochschule in Breslau and the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule in Aachen. At the beginning of the 1990s, he worked in the office of JSK. He came to HPP in 1992. Since 1999 he has directed the Cologne office and been a project partner, became an associate of HPP in 2007 and senior partner in 2018.

Otrzonsek is a member of the Chamber of Architects in North Rhine-West-
phalia.

Werner Sübai

Senior Partner
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Dipl.-Ing. Architect
Senior Partner of HPP Architekten GmbH

Sübai was born in 1962 in Düsseldorf. He completed his architectural studies at the Bergische University in Wuppertal. After working in the office of Overdieck and Petzinka in the 1980s, he came to HPP in 1989, where he has worked as project partner since 1999, as an associate in the Düsseldorf office since 2008 and has been senior partner since 2018. Since the 1990s he has been chiefly responsible for monitoring the growth markets of China and Eastern Europe.

Sübai is a member of the Chamber of Architects in North Rhine-Westphalia. He was awarded with the Saxon State Prize for Architecture for the restoration of the Leipzig Central Train Station in 1999.

Volker Weuthen

Senior Partner
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Degree in Architectural Engineering
Senior Partner / Managing Director of HPP Architekten GmbH

Weuthen was born in 1957 in Mönchengladbach and studied architecture and city planning at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule in Aachen. His undergraduate thesis was awarded the Hochschule’s Springorum Prize in 1985. He worked in the offices of HPP and JSK until 1992 and directed an architect’s partnership in Hagen with Jürgen Bahl. In 1992 he went to HPP’s Düsseldorf office, first as a project director and then as a project partner from 2000. Weuthen has been an associate of HPP since 2007 and senior partner since 2018.
In 2020, Volker Weuthen became a general partner and assumes direction of HPP Architekten GmbH.

Weuthen is a member of the Chamber of Architects in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Volker Biermann

Partner
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Dipl.-Ing. Architect
Partner of HPP Architekten GmbH
Head of Office HPP Stuttgart

Volker Biermann was born in 1966 in Wuppertal. He completed his architectural studies at the University of Stuttgart and worked from 1994 to 2003 as project architect and project manager at Behnisch, Behnisch & Partner. In 2003 he went to Tiemann-Petri & Partner working as a project manager. In 2005 he came to HPP working as a project manager at HPP Laage & Partner Planungsgesellschaft in Stuttgart. Since 2010 Volker Biermann is project partner at HPP Architekten GmbH. In 2018, Biermann was appointed Partner of HPP Architekten GmbH.

Volker Biermann is a member of the Stuttgart Chamber of Architects.

Sebastian Helm

Partner
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Dipl.-Ing. Architect
Partner at HPP Architekten GmbH
Head of Office HPP Leipzig

Sebastian Helm was born in 1969 in Ilmenau. Following his architectural studies at the Bauhaus University at Weimar and at the Università degli Studi di Firenze (University of Florence) he worked as a self-employed architect in Leipzig. In 1997 he joined HPP in Leipzig to work on competitions, draft and execution planning. He was promoted to Project Leader in 1998 and in 2013 was appointed Head of Office. In 2015 he became Project Partner at HPP Architekten GmbH. In 2018, Helm was appointed Partner of HPP Architekten GmbH.

Sebastian Helm is a member of the Saxony Chamber of Architects.

Claudia Roggenkämper

Partner
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Dipl.-Ing. Architect
Partner at HPP Architekten GmbH

Claudia Roggenkämper was born in 1967 in Düsseldorf. She completed her architectural studies at the University of Dortmund. After her studies she has worked as project manager in the office of RKW followed by a free-lance activity as an architect for several years. In 2007 she joined HPP where she is project partner since 2010 and was appointed Partner of HPP Architekten GmbH in 2018.
Claudia Roggenkämper is a member of the Chamber of Architects in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Antonino Vultaggio

Senior Partner
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Dipl.- Ing. Architect
Senior Partner of HPP Architekten GmbH

Antonino Vultaggio was born in Offenbach in 1972. After his studies in Frankfurt a.M. he worked in the office of KSP Jürgen Engel Architects where he began as project architect and became vice head of design in 2007. In 2010 he came to HPP where he managed the attendance in design competitions as Head of Design. Since 2012 Antonino Vultaggio is project partner and since 2018 partner at HPP Architekten GmbH. In 2021 he joined the shareholder circle of HPP Architekten GmbH.

Vultaggio is a member of the chamber of Architects and Town Planners in Hessen/ Germany.

Claudia Berger-Koch

Senior Partner
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Dipl. Kauffrau (Degree in Business Administration)
Senior Partner HPP Architekten GmbH
Managing Director of HPP Service GmbH

Claudia Berger-Koch was born in Wipperfürth in 1967. Following her training as a bank clerk, she took a degree in business administration from 1989 to 1994 at the University of the Saarland in Saarbruecken, she then went on to take an MBA, which included a period of study at the University of Michigan. Between 1994 and 2001 she worked as a business consultant for OC&C Strategy Consultants in Dusseldorf (a McKinsey spin-off) and was in charge of projects dealing with strategy, organization, process re-design and mergers and acquisitions.

Claudia Berger-Koch has been managing director since 2001 and since 2006 managing partner of HPP Service GmbH in Düsseldorf which makes her the commercial head of all the HPP group companies. In addition, she was appointed to the circle of shareholders of HPP Architekten GmbH in 2020.

Steffen Huhn

Managing Director
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Dipl.-Ing. Architect
Managing Director of HPP International Planungsgesellschaft mbH
Head of Project Management

Steffen Huhn was born in Munich in 1967. Following his studies in architecture at the Technical University in Berlin (TU Berlin) he worked in various practices and as a self-employed architect, all in Berlin.
In 2002 he joined HPP Bau- und Projektmanagement in Berlin, where he started as deputy Project Leader and from 2005 onwards he was Project Leader for Project Control and Project Management. In September 2011 HPP Bau- und Projektmanagement merged with HPP International Planungsgesellschaft mbH. Steffen Huhn took charge of the Berlin office in 2012. In 2015 he was appointed Managing Director of HPP International Planungsgesellschaft and is responsible for Project Management.

Steffen Huhn is a member of the Berlin Chamber of Architects.

Jens Kump

Partner
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Dipl.-Ing. Architect
Project Partner HPP International Architektur Consult Ltd. Shanghai
Head of Office HPP Shanghai

Jens Kump was born in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1969. Following an apprenticeship as mason in Frankfurt, he studied Architecture at the Technical University of Dresden and the Escuela Técnica Superior de Sevilla. In 1999 he started at HPP Leipzig as project director before he went to Shanghai in 2006 where he became the office director. Since 2014, he is a project partner of HPP International Architektur Consult Ltd. Shanghai.

Jens Kump is a member of the Chamber of Architects in Saxony.

Yu Wei

Partner
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M.Sc. Architecture Management
Project Partner HPP International Architektur Consult Ltd. Shanghai
Head of Office HPP Shanghai

Yu Wei was born in Nanjing, China in 1979. After his studies of Architecture Management at Nanjing University of Technology, China and the University of Birmingham, UK, he worked as a Project Manager in the offices Shanghai Xiandai Architecture Design (Group) Co. Ltd. and GM Assistant in AREP China before joining HPP International Shanghai in 2008. Since 2014, he is a project partner of HPP International Architektur Consult Ltd. Shanghai and leads the Shanghai office together with Jens Kump.

Stephan Kauert

Partner / Managing Director
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Dipl.-Ing. Architect
Partner at HPP Architekten GmbH
Managing Director of HPP International Planungsgesellschaft mbH
Head of Project Management

Stephan Kauert, born in 1966 in Düren, after his apprenticeship in joinery, he studied architecture, philosophy and history in Aachen. Following a period of self-employment with Bäuml & Kauert, in 2007 he joined Höhler and Partner on a freelance basis. In 2014 he came to HPP, working in the general planning department. Since 2017, Mr Kauert has been in charge of Construction Management and in 2018, he was appointed Partner of HPP Architekten GmbH. In 2020 he was appointed Managing Director of HPP International Planungsgesellschaft and is responsible for Lead Consulting.

Stephan Kauert is a member of the NRW Chamber of Architects.

Birgit Schlösser

Partner
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Dipl.-Ing. Architektin
Partnerin HPP Architektin GmbH

Birgit Schlösser wurde 1965 in Köln geboren. Nach ihrem Architekturstudium an der Fachhochschule Köln arbeitete sie zunächst als Architektin bei Erich Schneider-Wessling und Molestina + Kraus. Anschließend war sie 20 Jahre international tätig mit Stationen in Frankreich, England, Spanien, Süd- und Nordamerika. Von 1992 bis 1997 arbeitete sie im Büro Santiago Calatrava Valls in der Projektleitung, bevor sie von 1998 bis 2012 im Büro Estudio Lamela in Madrid als Assoziierte Partnerin und Mitglied der Geschäftsführung tätig war. In dieser Zeit absolvierte sie ein MBA Studium an der Instituto de Empresa Madrid. Ab 2012 war sie als freie Mitarbeiterin und Projektleiterin für Estudio Lamela tätig. 2014 kam Birgit Schlösser zu HPP, wo sie die Projektleitung mit Schwerpunkt Koordination und Organisation in der Generalplanung übernahm, 2018 zur Associate Partnerin und 2020 zur Partnerin der HPP Architekten GmbH berufen wurde.

Birgit Schlösser ist Mitglied der Architektenkammer Nordrhein-Westfalen.

Klaus Schmidt

Partner
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Dipl.-Ing. Architekt
Partner HPP Architekten GmbH

Klaus Schmidt wurde 1965 in Stuttgart geboren. Nach seinem Architekturstudium an der Technischen Hochschule Stuttgart sowie der Universität Kaiserslautern arbeitete er von 1992 – 1994 bei HPP in Köln und Stuttgart. Unter anderem nach einer Station im Ateliers Jean Novel in Paris führte er als Inhaber das Büro ROOM X Architekten GbR und leitete ab 2009 das D&R Studio Frankfurt für das Büro ATP Frankfurt Planungs GmbH, wo er 2012 zum Associate Partner ernannt wurde. 2017 hat Klaus Schmidt als Büroleiter den HPP Standort Frankfurt übernommen, um diesen für zukünftige Aufgaben zu entwickeln. 2019 wurde er zunächst zum Associate Partner und 2020 zum Partner der HPP Architekten GmbH berufen.

Klaus Schmidt ist Mitglied der Architektenkammern Baden-Wüttemberg und Hessen.

Christian Veddeler

Partner
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Dipl.-Ing. Architect, Ir./MSc Arch (hons)
Partner und Managing Director HPP Architects B.V.
Head of Office HPP Amsterdam

Christian Veddeler studied in Cambridge, Delft and Münster. After several years as director at UNStudio, he joined HPP in 2020 as Partner. He leads the Amsterdam branch as Creative Hub. His extensive involvement in academia includes several positions, amongst others at Harvard, ETH Zürich, TU Delft and Städelschule Frankfurt.