Jürgen Steffens

Managing Partner
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Born 1960 in Trier (Treves) | 1982-89 studies at RWTH Aachen | 1989-92 work at the office of Behnisch + Partner in Stuttgart | 1992-95 assistant to Professor Vladimir Nikolic at RWTH Aachen | 1992 partner in architects' office Jaspert & Steffens in Cologne | Since 2000 partnership in the office JSWD Architekten | From 2001 lecturer, amongst others, at the Koblenz University of Applied Sciences | 2002 Professor pp. at Bochum University of Applied Sciences | 2005 Professor pp. at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Honorary medal of the Faculty of Architecture of Darmstadt Technical University | Since 2003 member of the board of koelnarchitektur e.V. association, the Cologne online forum for architecture and urban planning | From 2006 chairman of the board of koelnarchitektur e.V. association | Since 2015 Professor pp. at the "School of Architecture and Design", Beijing Jiaotong University, China

Frederik Jaspert

Managing Partner
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Born 1965 in Cologne, Germany | 1986–1987 studied music and drama at the University of Cologne | 1987–1994 studied architecture at RWTH Aachen | 1989 worked at Behnisch + Partner, Stuttgart |1994 Diploma, Friedrich Wilhelm Award of RWTH Aachen | 1995–1999 worked at Gerkan, Marg und Partner (gmp), Hamburg/ Aachen | 1996–2001 assistant to Prof. Volkwin Marg at RWTH Aachen | 1998 founded WJD Architekten in Cologne with Olaf Drehsen | since 2000 partner at JSWD Architekten, Cologne | since 2009 shareholder at JSWD Architekten GmbH + Co. KG | 2010–2011 visiting professorship at RWTH Aachen

Olaf Drehsen

Managing Partner
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Born 1967 in Düren, Germany | 1987–1994 studied architecture at RWTH Aachen | 1990–1993 worked at Behnisch + Partner, Stuttgart | 1994–1995 worked at Kowalski in Düsseldorf | 1995 founded own architecture firm in Aachen | 1995–1998 worked at the office of Gerkan, Marg und Partner (gmp), Hamburg/ Aachen | 1998 co-founded WJD Architekten in Cologne with Frederik Jaspert | since 2000 managing partner at JSWD Architekten, Cologne | since 2009 sole managing partner of JSWD Architekten GmbH & Co. KG I since 2015 vice president of the Designing Advisory Council of the city of Düren, Germany

Konstantin Jaspert

Managing Partner
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Born 1961 in Trier (Treves), Germany | 1982–1989 studied architecture at RWTH Aachen | 1989 Diploma, Friedrich Wilhelm Award of RWTH Aachen | 1989–1992 worked at Schuster Architekten, Düsseldorf | 1991–1996 assistant to Prof. Volkwin Marg at RWTH Aachen | 1992 cofounded Jaspert & Steffens Architekten in Cologne with Jürgen Steffens | 1999 appointment to the Cologne branch of the Association of German Architects (BDA) | since 2000 partner at JSWD Architekten, Cologne| 2001 lecturer at the Koblenz University of Applied Sciences | 2001–2004 member of the board of the Cologne branch of the Association of German Architects (BDA) | since 2009 shareholder at JSWD Architekten GmbH + Co. KG

Patrick Jaenke

Partner
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Born 1975 in Cologne, Germany I 1995-2001 studies in architecture at RWTH Aachen I 1997-1998 work at the office of Hentrich-Petschnigg und Partner (HPP), Cologne I 2000-2001 work at the office JSWD Architekten, Cologne I 2001-2003 work at the office of Gerkan Marg und Partner (gmp), Aachen I 2003-2009 work at the office JSWD Architekten, Cologne I since 2009 Associate Partner at the office JSWD, Cologne

Christian Mammel

Partner
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Born 1977 in Cologne, Germany I 1997-2003 studies in architecture at RWTH Aachen I 2003 diploma with honours; teaching and research area of CAAD, Prof. Peter Russell I Awarded the ‘Springorum Medal’ for outstanding academic achievements at RWTH Aachen I until 2004 work in various architecture offices, including Eike Becker Architekten, Berlin and Stücheli Architekten, Zurich I since 2004 work at the office JSWD Architekten, Cologne I 2007 research associate at the Chair of Supporting Structures, RWTH Aachen, Prof. Martin Trautz I since 2009 member of the board of the koelnarchitektur e.V. association I since 2009 Associate Partner in the office of JSWD, Cologne I since 2009 Associate Partner at the office JSWD, Cologne

Mario Pirwitz

Partner
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Born 1978 in Aix-la-Chapelle, Germany | 1999-2006 studies in architecture at RWTH Aachen I 2006 diploma with honours, Awarded the ‘Springorum Medal’ for outstanding academic achievements at RWTH Aachen I until 2005 work in various architecture offices, including tp bennett, London I 2007 research associate at the Chair of Supporting Structures, RWTH Aachen, Prof. Martin Trautz I 2011 – 2013 project manager in the office JSWD Architekten, Cologne I since 2013 project partnership in the office of JSWD Architekten, Cologne I since 2016 guest critic and speaker at the Bartlett School of Architecture, London and at the TH Cologne I since 2017 Associate Partner at the office of JSWD, Cologne

Tobias Unterberg

Partner
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Born 1976 in Oberhausen, Germany I 1997-2000 studies in architecture at TU Dortmund Germany I 2000-2004 studies in architecture at RWTH Aachen, Germany I 2004 - 2013 project manager in the office Gerkan Marg und Partner (gmp), Aachen I 2008 Red Dot Design Award I 2013 project manager in the office JSWD Architekten, Cologne I since 2013 project partnership in the office of JSWD Architekten, Cologne I since 2017 Associate Partner at the office of JSWD, Cologne