about us

Spanning four generations of expertise in the design and realization of buildings, masterplans and interior spaces, Jaeger Kahlen Partners is an integrated design practice with principal offices in Aachen, Turin and Shenzhen. The practice combines the wealth of building experience with a progressive approach, to create works of diverse scale, complexity and typologies in the fields of office, residential, culture, urban realm and interiors.

The practice’s avid dedication to design excellence, innovation and environmental responsibility is evident in our diverse portfolio. From the inception of a project until its successful implementation, committed teams work with experts and a global network of consultants, drawing upon design research, rational analysis and technical mastery to device distinctive design solutions. Consistent project development and personal service from beginning to end is ensured by the partners led practice, under their direction and reviews throughout the process.

Collaboration is the guiding force of our ideology. With an open-minded approach devoted to the best design solution, we harness the skills of our teams and the enthusiasm of our clients. Our concepts are developed in close consultation with the clients, users and civic partners in order to achieve relevant and efficient building environments. Long-term success of our projects reflects the inclusive design process that engages the clients and stake-holders as active participants in the building’s creative evolution.

Established as Jaeger and Partner, the company became Jaeger Kahlen Partners following successful long-term collaboration with Prof. Johannes Kahlen. The practice has won numerous international awards and competitions including the Chicago Chapter AIA Award, the Nanfang University Technology Park and the Guangfa Securities among others, while recent notable exhibitions include 13th Venice Architecture Biennale and 3rd Moscow Biennale of Architecture. Principal architects regularly serve on significant international competition jury panels and have lectured in academic institutions, actively engaging with the contemporary discourse on architecture and urban design. Academic publications include Facility Management books by Prof. Johannes Kahlen, while our projects have been published in important books and journals including Architectural Record (USA), Hinge Magazine (Hong Kong), Tall Buildings Journal (Russia) and C3 Magazine (Korea) among numerous others.