- www.marvinbratke.com - Marvin Bratke is German architect and designer, currently based in Berlin. He has received his diploma in architecture top of the semester at Fritz Frenkler’s chair of industrial design at Technical University of Munich [TUM] in June 2011. His ongoing research and design ambitions are focused on emergent technologies in architecture and industrial design, the digital methodology relating both professions and their application in performance-orientated, mobile and ecological building systems. Since 2013 Marvin is working as Senior Designer at MLAUS [Mediterranian Laboratory for Architecture and Urban Strategies] and as Design Architect at GRAFT, a young international architectural practice based in Los Angeles, Berlin and Bejing, which was established as a network of creative minds, exploring frontiers that merge future technologies with the patterns of organisation found in nature. In the office, Marvin is working on several projects of various scales and sectores in Germany, Saudi Arabia and the Netherlands focusing on cultural, transportation and office projects as well as advanced façade design and fabrication. His creations and ideas are greatly influenced by cultural, biological and technological environment with social aspects of 21st century context. Previously he has been working as Design Architect for LAVA [Laboratory for Visionary Architecture], freelancer at Hild und K Architects and Urban Researcher/Transportation Designer at GIST [German Institute for Science and Technology, Singapore].
Clean Tech Media Award, Crystal Cabin Award