Rainer earned his Dipl.Ing.arch (Masters Degree in Architecture) at the School of Architecture & Urban Planning of the University of technology in Vienna, 1998, where he also had a three year tutorial mandate for visual presentation and rendering.
Rainer won the 1st prize in the International Competition for Timber Structures, Austria in 1995 and was short listed in a National Competition for Zero-Energy Buildings in 1997.
Residing in the United States since 1998, Rainer currently lives in Fairfield, Connecticut with his wife Pinar, their 7 year old daughter Yasmin and 5 year old son Bora.
In 1999 Rainer joined his colleague Stephen to establish an Architectural Firm in Stamford, Connecticut.
In 2004 Rainer became a LEED accredited professional and earned his US Architect License & Registration and is member of the Rotary Club of Stamford, CT.
Besides practicing Architecture, Rainer has a passion for music, science theory & philosophy, traveling and cooking. And playing with the kids. And repairing toys, trying hard to increase the total entropy of the house, against all kinds of chaos producing forces.
|1994-1997||Internship at Architect R. Lamprecht, Vienna, Austria.|
|1995-1998||Tutorial Mandate for visual presentation and rendering at TU Vienna.|
|1995||1st Prize: International Competition for Timber Structures, Austria.|
|1997||Short Listed: National Competition for a Zero-Energy Company Retreat.|
|1998||Graduation at the TU Vienna, Austria.|
|1998||Move to the United States.|
|1998-1999||Internship at Kenneth Boroson Architects, New Haven, CT.|
|1999-2001||Design Architect at the vanSummern Group, Stamford, CT.|
|2001-2002||Project Manager at Perkins Eastman Architects, Stamford, CT.|
|2001||Principal & Owner of Partners for Architecture, Stamford, CT.|
|2004||LEED Professional Accreditation|
|2004||US Architectural License and Registration in NY|
|2008||US Architectural License and Registration in CT|