Clemens F. Kusch, born in rome in 1963, he took a degree in architecture in 1989 and obtained the research doctorate in 1993 at the university IUAV of Venice, where he performs didactic activities as visiting professor. in 1995 he founded cfk architetti. the office practises in the sectors of urban planning and architectural design as well as project management in cooperation with German architecture offices. he works with different magazines and edited articles on Spanish, Italian and Portuguese architectures for the dbz deutsche Bauzeitschrift magazine.
Moreover he published many projects and critical surveys on contemporary architecture in Italian and German books and magazines. He is author of the books “Exhibition halls”, DOM Publishers / Forma Edizioni (2013) and “Architectural guide. Venice. Realisations and projects from 1950”, DOM Publishers (2014). since 1997 he has been collaborating, as general coordinator for Italy, with gmp von Gerkan, Marg & Partner architecture studio of Hamburg. As a result of this collaboration, the following projects have been developed: the new trade fair district of Rimini, the new air terminal for Ancona airport, the hospital “Borgotrento” in Verona, congress centre Rimini and a number of projects for architecture competitions as those for the new railway station of Florence and the new trade fair district of Milan. From 2009 to 2015 he coordinated the German Italian joint project for the reconstruction of the Berliner Castle. Actually he is working at the project for the new Tecnopolo in Bologna.