THOMAS WILLEMEIT studied architecture at the Technical University Braunschweig where he graduated as Dipl.-Ing. Arch in 1997, and partook the masterclass for architecture and urban planning at the Bauhaus Dessau. Besides his successful career in the architectural field, he won numerous national prizes as a violin player and a chorister. Thomas Willemeit is Founding Partner of GRAFT together with Wolfram Putz and Lars Krückeberg. GRAFT has won numerous national and international awards and garnered international fame throughout its 10 year existence. GRAFT today employs 100 architects and artists worldwide.