'Exilhäuser Architekten' (Exile Homes Architects) was founded in 1998 in Pfaffing, Bavaria, by the Munich-based architects Katrin Aldenhoven, Bibi Kammerl and Eik Kammerl.
Katrin Aldenhoven was born in Munich in 1968 and studied architecture at the city's Technische Universität. She worked for Raimund Abraham and Kevin Bone in New York before receiving her diploma from the Technische Universität in 1995 and embarking on her first joint projects with Eik Kammerl.
Eik Kammerl was born in Wasserburg am Inn in Bavaria in 1969 and studied architecture at the Technische Universität in Munich. During a stay in New York in 1994 he worked for Eisenman Architects and the Michel Sorkin Studio. Between receiving his diploma in 1996 and co-founding 'Exilhäuser' he was on the staff of the Munich architecture firm Kiessler and Partner.
Bibi Kammerl was born in Landsberg am Lech, Bavaria, in 1968. After studying at Munich's Fachhochschule from 1988 to 1994, she worked for Sep Baur+Deby in Munich from 1995 to 1998.
The project that 'Exilhäuser' developed in connection with Plan 2000, a forum for contemporary European architecture held in Cologne that year, has been nominated for the 2001 Architecture Prize of the City of Munich.www.exilhaeuser.de