Founder of Chiangmai Life Architects and Chiangmai Life Construction, specializing in Eco and Sustainable Architecture, focusing on educational, high-end residential, and commercial projects. Markus advocates architecture that warms people’s hearts and makes them smile. His approach is based on modern organic design integrating natural materials such as bamboo with 21 st century engineering knowledge and assimilation of structures in their physical and cultural environments.
Markus is also the Co-founder of Panyaden International School promoting a new form of education that is value-based and gives children a framework of trusted eternal values combined with an international curriculum of distinguished academic excellence, focusing on creativity, closeness to nature, and environmental sciences.
A medical doctor by training from the University of Vienna, Austria, Markus is an autodidact architect who learned architecture through passion, observation, especially the microstructure of the human bone, and by gathering experience through building since his student days.