Directors

Marianne Mueller
is a German architect and academic based in London. She is director of Casper Mueller Kneer Architects with partners Jens Casper and Olaf Kneer. Recent projects include the critically acclaimed galleries for White Cube in Bermondsey, London. A graduate of TU Darmstadt and the Architectural Association in London, Marianne Mueller has worked with ‘CHORA’ / Raoul Bunschoten, was Senior Lecturer at the University of East London, School of Architecture and the Visual Arts (1997-2007), Guest Professor at the Technical University of Berlin (2004-2006) and Unit Master at the Architectural Association in London (2007-2010). Besides her work in practice, she currently she is co-directing the AA Berlin Laboratory and leads the Concrete Geometries Research Cluster.

Olaf Kneer
trained at University of Dortmund and the Architectural Association in London. He worked with Ian Ritchie and Llewelyn-Davies before establishing Mueller Kneer Associates in 1997 and Casper Mueller Kneer in 2010. Olaf taught Urban Design with Colin Fournier at the UCL Bartlett and was Unit Master at the Architectural Association with Marianne Mueller. He is currently co-directing the AA Berlin Laboratory. Since 2007 Olaf has been a panel member of the Newham Design Review Panel (DRP) and the MADE Review Board where he provides professional design advice on key architectural developments, helping to improve the quality of urban design and architecture through the planning process.

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Fran Cottell
is a fine artist and Senior Lecturer at Camberwell College of Arts. She has been staging installations and social interactions since the 1970s. Her work is currently being shown in the Whitechapel Art Gallery and published in the ebook, House: from Display to BACK to FRONT 2012/13. http://www.francottell.com/