Architecture on Stage: Summacumfemmer

Florian Summa and Anne Femmer are founding directors of the Leipzig based Summacumfemmer and guest professors at the University of the Arts in Berlin.


07:00pm, Thursday, 29 February 2024


09:00pm, Thursday, 29 February 2024

This is a past event

Architecture on Stage is a programme of lectures and debates curated by the Architecture Foundation in partnership with the Barbican Centre.

Based out of Leipzig, Summacumfemmer's built work includes San Riemo (2020), a co-operative housing development in Munich designed with Büro Juliane Greb. Summa and Femmer were also the co-curators of Open for Maintenance, the German contribution to the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale.

Founding director, Anne Femmer, studied architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich until 2010. During her studies she worked with Adolf Krischanitz in 2008 and with Go Hasegawa in 2009. She then worked at von Ballmoos Krucker until 2012 and then at De Vylder Vinck TaIllieu until 2015. In 2015, Femmer founded an architecture studio together with Florian Summa. 

Florian Summa studied architecture at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen until 2011. From 2011 to 2015 Summa worked at Caruso St John, followed by a position as research assistant with Adam Caruso at ETH Zurich. In 2020 Summa held a visiting professorship at the Technical University of Munich, from 2020 to 2022 a professorship at the Technical University of Graz and in 2022 a visiting professorship at the Berlin University of the Arts.

Image: German Contribution to the Venice Biennale, Florian Summa