Joachim H. Faust
Joachim H. Faust studied at the RWTH Aachen University as well as at the Texas A&M University in the USA with the aid of a DAAD grant. He obtained his diploma and masters in architecture. His professional work was started as a design architect for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in Houston, Texas and New York as well as for KPF Kohn, Pedersen, Fox/Eggers Group. In 1987, Joachim H. Faust established and ran the HPP office in Frankfurt and, since 1997, has been a managing partner at the HPP Group headquarters in Düsseldorf. HPP has 400 employees and offers urban planning, architecture, interior design, general planning and project management from a total of eight offices in Germany. Internationally, HPP has independent offices in Shanghai and Istanbul. Joachim H. Faust is responsible for the company’s strategic expansion in China. In 2013, he was asked to take part in the German government’s reform commission for “the construction of large projects”. In addition, he is an author and gives specialist lectures on architecture and interior design.