Interior Architecture/Interior Design
Katja Thorwarth was born in Waiblingen. She studied Architecture at BTU Cottbus, at Universidad Central in Venezuela, and UdK Berlin (Dipl.-Ing. 2005). In 2004 she also graduated from UCLA in Los Angeles (MArch). During and after her studies she worked at Barkow Leibinger Architects in Berlin and founded her own office in 2015. Since 2017 she is a member of the architectural association Berlin. 2008–2014 she was assistant professor at IgmA Stuttgart with Gerd de Bruyn and at LIA at TU Berlin with Finn Geipel, where she taught theory and typology and design in the M.A. Architecture program. At Berlin International she teaches in the B.A. Interior Architecture/Interior Design program since 2020. Her interests in research and practice focus on adaptive typologies, innovative working and learning environments, microarchitecture, prototypes for post war settlements, and experimental design strategies.