Team

Torsten Stern
Torsten Stern

Torsten Stern

born 1971. Studied architecture in Wiesbaden. Worked and has been project leader in several architectural offices in Hamburg. Established a-tour in 2002 . In 2003 set up his own practice Pawlik.Stern Architekten. Co-Initiator of the “Architecture Box” from the “Hamburger Architektur Sommer”. Officially certified Elbphilharmonie-Plaza-Guide . Lives as freelance architect and architectural guide in Hamburg.

Peter Koch
Peter Koch

Peter Koch

born 1941. Studied architecture and urban planning at “Technische Universität Braunschweig” and “Technische Universität Stuttgart”. Scientific assistant at “Technische Universität Stuttgart”. Project manager in the redevelopment office STEG, Stuttgart. 2nd state examination in Stuttgart (traineeship). Urban planner in the city planning office of Stuttgart. Foreign exchange scholarship for the John Hopkins University, USA. Head of the department for new development and urban redevelopment at the housing society SAGA, Hamburg. Head of building department in the district of Hamburg-Harburg  Guiding architectural tours for a-tour since 2006 . Officially certified Elbphilharmonie-Plaza-Guide . Languages: German, English

Caroline de Grahl
Caroline de Grahl

Caroline de Grahl

born 1972. Studied Interior Architecture in Trier and Stockholm. Studied abroad in Florence and New York. Since 1999 worked and has been Project leader in several architectural offices in Rotterdam and Hamburg. Since 2008 department of communications and PR at HafenCity University Hamburg. Since 2008 coordination and organisation of the architectural tours for a-tour. Languages: German, English

Katrin Peter-Bösenberg
Katrin Peter

Katrin Peter

born 1973. Studied architecture at “Hochschule für bildende Künste”  Hamburg. Research assistance and coordination of the exhibition “Two German Architectures 1949-1989” by the institute for foreign cultural relations (ifa) . Assistance at HfbK Hamburg . Works in an architectural office in Hamburg . Guiding architectural tours for a-tour since 2005 . Officially certified Elbphilharmonie-Plaza-Guide . Languages: German, English

Stephen Perry
Stephen Perry

Stephen Perry

born 1961 in London . Studied architecture at University of Liverpool . Project manager in various architecture offices in Britain and Hamburg . Since 2002 project manager and associate at KPW architects Hamburg . Co-Initiator of the “Architecture Box” from the “Hamburger Architektur Sommer” . Guiding architectural tours for a-tour since 2004 . Languages: German, English

Dr. Jan Lubitz
Dr. Jan Lubitz

Dr. Jan Lubitz

born 1976 . Studied architecture at “Technische Universität Braunschweig” . Studied in preservation of monuments and historic buildings in Berlin . Lives in Hamburg as architectural historian, monument conservator and journalist . Publications, exhibitions, lectures and guided tours about the development of the HafenCity, Hamburg architects, churches, as well as Gustav Oelsner and SAGA. Current research about Carl Gustav Bensel, the building history of the Mönckebergstraße, plus the architecture of “Hamburg Kontorhäuser” . Author of the website www.architekten-portrait.de . Guiding architectural tours for a-tour since 2008 . Languages: German, English

Claas Gefroi
Claas Gefroi

Claas Gefroi

born 1968 in Berlin. Studied architecture at the “Hochschule für bildende Künste” Hamburg. Head of press and public relations of the Hamburg architectural association. Editor of the “Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg”. Free writer and architectural critic. Publications in numerous magazines (e.g. Deutsche Bauzeitung, Deutsches Architektenblatt, Häuser) and books. Guiding architectural tours for a-tour since 2007 . Languages: German

Stephan Feige
Stephan Feige

Stephan Feige

born 1966. Studies architecture and urban planning at “Hochschule für bildene Künste” Hamburg. Since 2000 contributions in various projects for the Hamburg architectural association, amongst others the exhibition “Neue Deutsche Architektur”. Since 2002 coordinator and editor of the “Hamburger Architektur Sommer”. Freelance in the field of procurement of architecture. Guiding architectural tours for a-tour since 2008 . Officially certified Elbphilharmonie-Plaza-Guide . Languages: German

Heiko Weissbach
Heiko Weissbach

Heiko Weissbach

born 1963, studied interior design in Copenhagen and architecture in Aarhus and Frankfurt. Many years of professional experience from Denmark, France and Germany. Lives and works in Berlin since 2006 where he founded his office ARCHITEKTURAMA in 2011. Member of the ‘guiding architects’ network since 2009. Languages: German, English, French and Danish

Antje Seele
Antje Seele

Antje Seele

born 1972 . Studied architectur at the HAW Hamburg. Worked in several architectural offices and as Projectmanager at Airbus Germany . Founder and owner of Tour Exquisit, a tour operator for cultural travels . Abroad experienxe in France and Canada . Guiding architectural tours for a-tour since 2011 . Languages German, English, French

Dr.-Ing. Sarah C. Schreiner
Dr.-Ing. Sarah C. Schreiner

Dr.-Ing. Sarah C. Schreiner

born 1979. Studied urban and regional planning in Hamburg and Vienna. Has since 2007 worked as a manager for real-estate projects, property developer, freelance urban planning consultant, and as a scientific author in Hamburg and abroad. Currently focusses on specific location requirements of knowledge based service companies and their regional cooperation, especially in the field of the creative economy. Volunteers as a member of the Managing Board of the Denkmalverein Hamburg. Publications, exhibitions, lectures and guided tours about cooperative neighbourhood development and qualitative methods of urban planning. Guiding architectural tours for a-tour since 2018. Officially certified Elbphilharmonie-Plaza-Guide. Languages: German, English

Kai Michael Dietrich
Kai Michael Dietrich

Kai Michael Dietrich

born 1984 . Studied City Planning and Urban Design at the University of Kassel and at HafenCity University in Hamburg . Working at Kees Christiaanse Architects and Planners in Rotterdam, he participated to the Perm Strategic Masterplan (Russia) . Working as management assistant at the International Building Exhibition Hamburg from (2006-2013) and the IBA Hamburg GmbH as a project manager Kai gained deep knowledge about the industrial area Billbrook as well as the residential neighbourhoods Elbinsquartier and Wilhelmsburg Rathausviertel . Currently Kai is working as a freelancer in city planning, urban design on the and public welfare based real estate development . Guiding architectural tours for a-tour since 2014 . Officially certified Elbphilharmonie-Plaza-Guide . Languages: German, English