Marvin Bratke

Marvin Bratke

Berlin, DE



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Marvin Bratke is German architect and designer, currently based in Berlin. He has received his diploma in architecture top of the semester at Fritz Frenkler’s chair of industrial design at Technical University of Munich [TUM] in June 2011. His ongoing research and design ambitions are focused on emergent technologies in architecture and industrial design, the digital methodology relating both professions and their application in performance-orientated, mobile and ecological building systems.

Since January 2012 Marvin is working as Design Architect at LAVA [Laboratory for Visionary Architecture], a young international architectural practice based in Sydney, Shanghai, Stuttgart and Abu Dhabi, which was established as a network of creative minds, exploring frontiers that merge future technologies with the patterns of organisation found in nature. In the office, Marvin is working on several projects of various scales and sectores in Germany, Saudi Arabia and the Netherlands focusing on cultural, transportation and office projects as well as advanced façade design and fabrication. His creations and ideas are greatly influenced by cultural, biological and technological environment with social aspects of 21st century context.



Graft, Berlin, DE, Design Architect

May 2013 - current

LAVA: Laboratory for Visionary Architecture, Stuttgart, DE, Design Architect

Jan 2012 - Apr 2013

Hild und K Architekten, München,DE, Freelancer

Sep 2011 - Oct 2011

GIST - German Institute for Science and Technology, Singapore, SG, Urban Researcher, Transportation Designer

Mar 2011 - Jun 2011


Technische Universität München, München, DE, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2005 - Sep 2011

Nanyang Technological University / Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore, SG, MArch, TUM Create

Mar 2011 - Jul 2011


Franz Berberich Award, 2nd Place


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