Vita

2013 Recipient of the empowering people. Award, Siemens Stiftung
2013 Recipient of the RecyclingDesignAward, Deutsche Recycling Börse
2011 - 2012 Grant recipient, Bavarian Government, Munich, Germany
2009 - 2012 Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture and Urban Planning,
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
2008 - 2010 Visiting Professor at the Faculty for Architecture, University of Chongquing, China
2007 - 2010 Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture, Southeast University,
Nanjing, China
2007 Grant recipient, German Embassy Bangkok, Thailand
2007 Promotion by the Goethe Institute Bangkok, Thailand
2006 Grant recipient, Bavarian Government, Munich, Germany
2006 Grant recipient, Siemens Arts Program, Munich, Germany
2005 UNESCO Aschberg residency, France
2002 Recipient of the International Award for Sculpture, Kinetik
Art Organisation, USA
2000 Recipient of the Nymphenburg Award for Fine Arts, Munich, Germany
since 1997 Membership Deutscher Werkbund, Bavaria 
1990 Grant recipient of the Mathias-Pschorr-Foundation, Munich, Germany
1989 Recipient of Schwabinger Art Award, Munich, Germany
1986 Grant recipient, Bavarian Ministry of Science and Art
1980 - 1989 Director of the School for Modern Design, Villa Pacieri,
Rome, Italy Projects as a goldsmith
1976 - 1981 Sculptor studies at Robert Jacobson, at the Academy of
Fine Arts, Munich, Germany
1974 Training as a stone mason and goldsmith
Single exhibitions / Installations
2014 Isarleuchten, Weideninsel, Munich
2013 Low Cost Houses and Pavilions, House of Architecture,
Bayerische Architektenkammer, Munich, Germany
2012 Germany and India – Urban Mela, 16 Pavilions (mobile space)
Presentation of Germany in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai,
Delhi, Pune, India
2012 wasser-werke Bangalore, monsoon, Goethe-Institute, India
2012 Rio+20, installation “air rings in water”, Germany pavilion at the
UN conference for sustainable development, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 wasser-werke São Paulo, about water, Club Transatlântico and German
Houses of Science and Innovation, Brazil
2011 wasser-werke Munich, TU exhibition hall, Technische Universität
München, Germany
2011 8th International Garden Expo Chongqing,
bamboo-pavilion, China
2010 Garden Expo, 2 bamboo-pavilions, Xian, China
2010 EXPO Shanghai, German-Chinese House, China
2009 European Dome, Central World Plaza, Bangkok, Thailand
2009 Germany Esplanade, fifth station Wuhan, China
2009 Wasserwerke, 6 rooms, Kallmann-Museum, Ismaning, Germany
2009 Germany Esplanade, fourth station Shenyang, China
2009 Academy in the Amazonian Rainforest, Yuwientsa, Sharamentsa,
Ecuador, project presentation Forum Hilton, Munich, Germany
2008 Germany Esplanade, third station Guangzhou,
second station Chongqing, China
2008 Royal Castles - Residences II, Gallery - South China University of
Technology, Guangzhou, China
2007 Royal Castles - Residences II, Changfa Towers - Daxinggong
Square, Nanjing, China
2007 Germany Esplanade, first station Nanjing, China
2007 Treehouse, Nimmanhaemin Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2007 Yü / Under Water, Galerie der Kulturen, Munich, Germany
2007 experience bamboo, Architekturgalerie,
Technologisches Institut Bandung Java, Indonesien
2006 Royal Castles - Residences, Sun Yat-Sen library of the Guangdong
province Culture festival Guangzhou, China
2006 experience bamboo, Goethe-Institut, Jakarta, Indonesia
2005 open spaces, CMU Faculty of Fine Arts, Exhibition Hall CMU,
Chiang Mai, Thailand
2005 experience bamboo, Art Museum Chiang Mai, Goethe-Institut
Bangkok, Thailand
2005 East - West, Gallery Orplid, Munich, Germany
2004 Jingdezhen, Galerie der Kulturen, Munich, Germany
2002 Skyplace, Gallery Gaya, Ubud, Bali/Indonesia
2001 Son, Max-Planck-House, Munich, Germany
2000 Screen House, Hypo-Hochhaus, Munich, Germany
1999 Untergrundspiele, Subway, Munich, Germany
1998 Windows: Marco Polos Dream
Museo Palazzo Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy
Donaufestival, Krems, Austria
Haus der Kulturen, Berlin, Germany
Orensanz Foundation, New York, USA
1997 Windows: Marco Polos Dream, Zhejiang - Museum, Hangzhou, China
1997 Depot X - ltd. landscape II, Sieben Kapellen, Innsbruck, Austria
1996 Depot X - ltd. landscape I,historic factory building, Munich, Germany
1993 Global Bridge, Amerikahaus, Munich, Germany
1990 Installation über der Isar Praterinsel, Munich, Germany
1989 Hochseilmobil, European Patentamt, Munich, Germany
1985 Maschinen, Galerie Quanta, Milan, Italy
Group exhibitions
2013 6th RecyclingDesignAward, Museum MARTa Herford, Germany
2012 RheinSCHIENE + WarenSTROM, Fortress Ehrenbreitstein, Koblenz,
Deutscher Werkbund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
2011 bamboo, Xue Xue white Galery, Taipeh, Taiwan
2010 Updating China, Art & Architecture on Sustainable Urban Development,
Himalaya Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2009 Amazonia, Ecuador, Photographs, Galerie der Kulturen, Munich, Germany
2009 Recycling Art, Huazhong University of Science and Technology,
Wuhan, China
2009 Recycling Art and Pavilion Building, LuXun Academy of Fine Arts and
Glass Pavilion Zhongshanpark, Shenyang, China
2008 Pavilion Buildings, Galerie - South China University of Technology,
Guangzhou, China
2007 Pavilion Buildings, Nanjing Library, Jiangsu, China
2007 living spaces, Galerie Sunaryo, Jakarta, Indonesia
2005 Pai River, Pai Village, installations by the river, Thailand
2004 Antistatic, obejects in motion, Geldern, Germany
2003 Hartmann Art, Sphere, Heidenheim, Germany
2002 Landpartie, Kallmann-Museum, Ismaning, Germany
2001 zeitgleich, Galerie der Künstler, Munich, Germany
2000 Sculpture Park Pool, Kallmann-Museum, Ismaning, Germany
2000 Offene Räume, Leere, Limit, Landschaft, Central Station, Stuttgart, Germany
1999 Quid Vides, 3 installations, archaeological park Cuma, Naples, Italy
1994 The international Dairy Show, Boschhof, Beuerberg, Germany
1992 Große Kunstausstellung, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
1991 Münchner Räume, Stadtmuseum, Munich, Germany
1990 Gesichter, Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
1988 Colori di Vento, C. Culturale, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Permanent installations and Buildings
2012 Chinese Bamboo-Pavilion (DuC), Boisbuchet, France
2011 Two Bamboo-Pavilions (DuC), Botanic Garden, Shanghai, China
2010 Three Bamboo-Pavilions (DuC), Bamboo-Museum, Anji, Zhejiang, China
2009 Amazonia, Rainforest-Academy, Yuwientsa, Ecuador
2008

Living Dome, Land Foundation by Rirkit Tiravanija a. o.,
Chiang Mai, Thailand

2007 Sculpture made of 8000 bottle openers, Hacker-Pschorr, Munich, Germany
2005 Still´s from Beijing, Urban Science, photography installation for 4 rooms, Beijing, China
2003 Fernweh, station Maximilianstr., 200 m light installation, Regensburg, Germany
2002 Damoto, LVA, 25 sqm motion sculpture, Augsburg, Bavaria
2002 Ardeo, City Hall, sphere shape of 8 stainless steel rings,
3.5 m high, colored, illuminated, Erding, Germany
2001 Flügel, 8.5 m high motion sculpture made of aluminium,
Stadt Wiesloch, Germany
2001 Pool II, Gemeindewerke Ismaning, Germany
2000 Situ (temporary) Castle Nymphenburg, Munich, Germany, Situ (permanent)
Bärlocher Unterschleißheim, 4.5 m high quadrant made of plastic
1999 Balance II, Oberstufenzentrum, 10 m long motion object, electrically
controlled, Cottbus, Germany
1998 Seven Roses, Affetside, 7 wind moving objects à 3.5 m made of plastic,
Manchester, Great Britain
1998 Fünf Rahmen, 4.5 m high made of plastic tube and Geteilt,light box,
plastics museum, Lingen, Germany
1998 In Balance, Förderzentrum, 10 m long, hovering aluminium sculpture with
red and blue neon light, Poing, Germany
1997 Diagonal, 6 m high motion sculpture made of aluminium, picture
publishing house Mauritius, Mittenwald, Germany
1996 Tenso, 30 m long and 5 m high installation of wind wings, stainless steel,
aluminium, Pfennigparade, Munich, Germany
1995 Bogen, 6.5 m high wind sculpture made of aluminium, IBM building, Munich, Germany
1994 Kita, day care - school, 7 wing wind columns up to 6.5 m high, aluminium,
Munich, Germany
1994 Arbeitszeit, 3 installations up to 4 m high, up to 10 m length in 70 m long hall,
former Klöckner-Humbold-Deutz Hochhaus, Cologne, Germany
1994 Der Garten von Las Fosses,15 sculptures up to 7 m high and water garden,
Agen/Bordeaux, France
1993 Praxisinstallation, 30 light boxes, video installation, Munich, Germany
1987 Drehturm, 11 m high wind rotating tower made of steel and carbon fibre,
Technische Universität, Berlin, Germany
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