CDMBARLIEB is a licensed architecture design collaborative. Founded by Christophe DM BARLIEB, the practice researches and applies new architectural methods and models relevant to contemporary modes of living. The studio is equipped with a cutting edge digital modelling, rapidprototyping, and woodworking shop.
Académiciens Claude Parent and Michel Folliasson of the Académie des Beaux-Arts of France awarded CDMBARLIEB the 2007 Prix André Arfvidson – Concours du Grand Prix d’Architecture for the Green Desert Mine urban vision. The studio’s work is extensively awarded, published and exhibited i.e., the Biennial of Architecture in Venice, the Grand Palais in Paris and the Deutsches Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt, a.o.
Barlieb is specialized in researching and teaching digital architecture design, media and fabrication theories and practices.
He has taught design at the Technical University of Berlin 2009-2011 and guest-chaired the department of media 2013-2016. From 2011-2013 he taught digital media at the Technical University of Braunschweig. From 2009-2010 he taught digital design at the Shenkar College of Design and Engineering in Tel Aviv.
Barlieb received a B.Arch. with Honors from the Pratt Institute School of Architecture in 1996.
Throughout the nineties he collaborated with Raimund Abraham in New York City as project architect on the Austrian Cultural Forum and as project manager on the Musikerhaus and Harry Smith Heaven and Earth Library.
In 2001 he immigrated to Berlin, Germany.