BA Arch (Hons) AA Dipl SBA
Founder & Director
Sven is the Founder of Loop Architects. He has over 15 years’ experience working as an architect in Europe, US, Asia and the Middle East. He currently leads a number of large-scale mixed-use developments and competitions.
Prior to Loop, he was a founding partner of Spark Architects and further has work experience including Asymptote, New York and Brookes Stacey Randall, London and Alsop, London, Rotterdam, Shanghai and Singapore. His notable projects include the – RIBA Worldwide Award winning OCAD, Toronto – the Calypso in Rotterdam, the rejuvenation of Clarke Quay, Singapore, the MIPIM Award winning Shanghai International Cruise Terminal and Raffles City mixed-use project in Beijing.
During his time in Singapore he was responsible for the delivery of the 180,000 sqm Rihan Heights development, part of the masterplan for the 1.4 million sqm entertainment and residential complex at Arzanah, Abu Dhabi.
In addition to his architectural role, Sven has taught at the TU Delft, Faculty of Architecture in Holland as well as Chinese Universities.
He is a graduate of the Architectural Association, London and the Oxford Brookes School of Architecture, UK.