Jan Störmer was born in 1942 in Berlin. After completing his studies in Bremen, Hamburg, Delft, and London, he founded the Hamburg Design GmbH für Architektur, Industrie und Graphik Design in 1970. This was followed by the foundation of the architects’ group me di um, Hamburg, together with three partners. When merging with Will Alsop in 1990, the office Alsop & Störmer Architects was established. Holger Jaedicke and Martin Murphy became partners of the office in 2002 respectively 2004 and became Störmer Murphy and Partners in 2009.
Martin Murphy was born in 1966 in Wallasey, UK. After completing his studies in London and Canterbury in 1991 at the Canterbury College of Art and Design, he passed his postgraduate studies at Politecnica de Madrid. After working with Christoph Ingenhoven Architekten in Düsseldorf, he joined Alsop & Störmer Architects, Hamburg in 1995 and has been a partner of Störmer Murphy and Partners since 2004.
Holger Jaedicke was born in 1957 in Bremen. He initially studied philosophy at Hamburg University, before changing to architecture at Bremen University of Applied Sciences. Subsequently, he pursued a postgraduate course in architecture at the University of the Arts in Bremen. He started his professional career at Alsop & Lyall Architects in London before joining Alsop & Störmer Architects in Hamburg in 1994, where he became a partner of Störmer Murphy and Partners in 2002.
Kasimir Altzweig was born in 1970 in Seeheim-Jugenheim. During and after his studies in Hamburg, he worked with Bothe Richter Teherani Architekten. From 2006 – 2011, he acted as a professor for design theory at Detmolder Schule für Architektur, accompanied by freelance projects under the label of Altzweig Architektur. Since 2015, Kasimir Altzweig is responsible for our architectural design and competition department.
Achim Schneider was born in 1956 in Boppard/Rhine. He first studied law in Mainz and Berlin, ran his own furniture joinery and subsequently studied architecture at TFH Berlin. In Dominique Perrault’s branch office in Berlin, he worked on the Velodrom and Olympic Swimming Centre, before changing to Alsop & Störmer Architects and moving to Hamburg. Achim Schneider is a certified property developer (EIPOS). In our office, he is responsible for project management.