Binke Lenhardt portrait - Architecture MasterPrize Juror

Binke Lenhardt

Crossboundaries / Co-founder and Partner

Holds a Diploma degree in Architecture from the University of Applied Sciences, Dortmund, Germany and a Master’s degree in Architecture from Pratt Institute, New York, USA. After studying and practicing in Europe and the United States for 5 years, she moved to Beijing in 2002. Today she works as a consultant for the Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD) and is co-founder of Crossboundaries, established in 2005 in Beijing.

Binke Lenhardt is a registered architect in Germany and was appointed as a member of the BDA (Association of German Architects) in 2016, she has taught architectural design at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) and also at Tsinghua University. She received a number of international awards and fellowships, i.e. the Fulbright Grant for Mutual Understanding, the Sidney Katz Award for talented graduate students of Architecture and the DAAD Graduate Scholarship for study and work in China. She is a juror for the Architizer A+ Awards and a member of the Advisory Board of XJTLU (Xian Jiaotong Liverpool University).

Binke Lenhardt is managing director of the office in Beijing and partner and managing director of the Frankfurt´s office.