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Left：Binke Lenhardt and DONG Hao
holds a Diploma degree in Architecture from the University of Applied Sciences, Dortmund, Germany and a Masters degree in Architecture from Pratt Institute, New York, USA. After studying and practicing in Europe and the United States for 5 years, she moved to Beijing in 2002. Today she works as a consultant for the Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD) and is also co-founder of Crossboundaries, established in 2005. Binke Lenhardt is regularly teaching architectural design at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA). She received a number of international awards and fellowships, i.e. the Fulbright Grant for Mutual Understanding, the Sidney Katz Award for talented graduate students of Architecture and the DAAD Graduate Scholarship for study and work in China. Binke Lenhardt is managing director of the office in Beijing and partner and managing director in the Frankfurt´s office.
holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture from the Beijing Institute of Civil Engineering and Architecture, and a Masters degree in Architecture from Pratt Institute, New York, USA. In 2002, he returned to China and started practicing and teaching after living and studying in the United States for almost 5 years. Besides working in one of the biggest state-owned design enterprises, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD) since 2003. In 2005 Hao Dong co-founded the practice Crossboundaries, based in Beijing. He is regularly teaching at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA). Hao Dong is managing director of the office in Beijing.