Patrik Schumacher studied architecture at the University of Stuttgart and at the Southbank University in London. He completed his architectural diploma and received his degree Dipl Ing from Stuttgart University in 1990. He joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 1988 and is now a company director and Senior Designer involved alongside Hadid herself in all projects the company undertakes.
His completed projects include the MAXXI Centre of Contemporary Art and Architecture, Rome, which won the Stirling prize in 2010 and one of the practice’s first completed constructions, the Vitra Fire Station in 1992. He is currently involved in several master plan projects, including Kartal Pendik in Istanbul and Singapore One North.