Johannes Jaeger

Johannes Jaeger
Executive Partner I Design Principal Shenzhen

Sharing the design leadership, Johannes Jaeger has directed a vast array of office, commercial, masterplanning and residential projects that have helped define the practice’s commitment for sophisticated built environments. His career spans fifteen years of experience in domestic and international large-scale, complex works with critical construction requisites. From cultural projects to tall buildings, the unique combination of his technical insight, clear design focus and keen eye for detail refinement serves as a cohesive force that fosters an integrated approach.

Hailing from a family with four generations of architects, Johannes Jaeger began his architectural career in 1998 at the office of Prof. Gottfried Boehm in Cologne, Germany, as an assistant to the first German Pritzker laureate. Prior to establishing Jaeger Kahlen Partners, he was a Chief Designer and Partner in A. Epstein & Sons International (China) and has extensive experience working alongside his father Manfred Jaeger in urban design projects in Germany and China.

Johannes Jaeger has won major design competitions including the first prize for the Ningbo Development Tower, the 528 000m2 Nanfang University Technology Park, and the 308-meter high Guangfa Securities Headquarter Tower. His design excellence has been recognized by prestigious architectural institutions including the 2011 Design Award by the American Institute of Architects Chicago Chapter.  He continues to serve in important international design competition jury panels and design consortiums. 

2015 Executive Partner and Design Principal Shenzhen at Jaeger Kahlen Partner
2007 - 2015 Partner and Design Principal at Jaeger and Partner
2005 - 2007 Partner and Chief Designer at A. Epstein & Sons International (China)
2003 - 2005 Senior Designer at A. Epstein & Sons International (China)
2001 - 2002 Architect at SIMS International (China)
1998 - 2001 Apprenticeship at the office of Professor and Pritzker laureate Gottfried Böhm in Cologne, Germany