Thomas Burlon, born Schneider, was trained as an architect at the TU Dresden and the RWTH Aachen. He initially worked together with BeL in Cologne, and since 2010 has managed the Brandlhuber + Emde, Burlon office in Berlin. His areas include the rehabilitation and re-programming of built structures, the revaluation of urban spatial neighbourhoods and the investigation of usage-neutral typologies. Brandlhuber+, Berlin was founded in 2006 by Arno Brandlhuber. Together with Markus Emde and (since 2008) Thomas Burlon, Brandlhuber + Emde, Burlon have completed the gallery and studio building in Brunnenstrasse, the renovation of the St. Agnes Community Centre, and the Antivilla in Potsdam.