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Specialising on Facade Design, Mathias Koester worked on the Building Envelope for the Leadenhall Tower (right) as well as the Facade Renovation for Lloyds of London (left).  

Experience  2004-22





Between 2004-2020 Mathias Koester was project leader, architect, designer and associate for the renowned architecture offices of Foster+Partners, Rogers Stirk Harbour+Partners (London), Massimiliano Fuksas (Frankfurt/Rome) as well as for project developer Arquiproject Mediterraneo (Mallorca).

In this time he had the great opportunity to participate in the design and construction of some truly extraordinary buildings.

Among award winning residential buildings and office skyscrapers he also co-led two airport projects and specialised in the field of facade design since his early works on the Zenith Concert Hall and Europark Commercial Centre.

In parallel Mathias Koester Architects was founded 2007 in London and since designed and build several family homes and holiday houses mainly in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean where Mathias lives since 2017.

Here he works full time self employed since 2020 and founded Mathias Koester Architects S.L. 2021 in Palma, specializing in the design of sustainable luxury houses and hospitaliy projects.


Facade Design:

Zenith F+P   ·   NEO Bankside RSHP    ·   The Leadenhall Tower  RSHP



Foster + Partners


Foster + Partners · 2005-07 

Architectural Assistant · Architect

The Walbrook Office Building, London, UK · 2006-07 

Architect, Facade Detail Design

Zenith Concert Hall, Saint Etienne, France · 2005-06

Architectural Assistant, Facade and Interior Design 

Further Experience @ Foster + Partners 


Architectural Assistant · Architect

2005 - 07

The Zenith Concert Hall, Saint Etienne, France

The Walbrook Office Building, London, UK

Boulogne Billancourt Office Building, Paris, France

Boulevard Victor Office Building, Paris, France

Meeting with Norman Foster in 2006 - yes it is that long ago...

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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners · 2007-16 

Architect · Associate · Project Leader

The Leadenhall Office Tower, London, UK 2011-12 

Architect · Associate, Facade Detail Design