Graduated with a German Diploma for architecture and an International master of Art in architecture, Jan Matthies joined us in the year 2018 as a Design principal, after different long-term experienced stages in well known companies in Germany and China.
Jan Matthies is an award-winning architect with over 20 years of experience working on different sized project, ranging from urban planning to mixed-use projects to cultural and small scale unique design developments.
The projects integrate always market expertise, high-performance design, detail solution, and digital design. During his previous experience as a lead designer and design studio head in Germany and China, Jan built a design team to deliver projects for the Chinese market and collaborated with local clients, engineers, and consultants.
His approach to design integrates the technical and cultural aspects with the client’s ideas—based always on research ,information knowledge and creativity in the market.
Jan Matthies was also teaching at the Wismar University and Shenyang Architecture University as a Lecture and tutor for conceptual Design and was part of university education knowledge exchange between Germany, China and New Zealand. (2004-2008) He is still engaged in different activities for lecturing, tutoring, consulting in Shenzhen.