Marianne Mueller & Chrissie Muhr, AA VS Programme Heads
Marianne Mueller studied, taught and researched at the Architectural Association. She was an AA Unit Master, curated the AA Concrete Geometries Research Cluster and has led AA Visiting Schools in Berlin and Stuttgart for the past decade. With ex-AA Unit Master Olaf Kneer, she directs Casper Mueller Kneer Architects, an architecture studio based in London and Berlin, with a particular reputation for its focus on materials. Marianne was Guest Professor at the Technical University in Berlin and now heads the Chair of Architectural Design and Building Typology at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design.
Chrissie Muhr studied architecture at the University of Stuttgart. She has worked on a wide range of projects in collaboration with practices such as IGMA institute at the University of Stuttgart, the Arch+ magazine and features in Berlin, the architect Arno Brandlhuber+, Walther Koenig publishers and Vitra. As a Senior Researcher and Creative Director she led the Vitra Foresight Research or the Vitra Typecasting exhibition at La Pelota during the 2018 Salone del Mobile. Currently Chrissie Muhr is the artistic director of the Architekturwoche Basel 2022, a newly established biannual platform for architecture in Basel. Her transdisciplinary approach questions and explores architecture through content and form: a continuous research process and creative practice. She has been an AA Visiting School Head since 2021.