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.

Curriculum Vitae 06.2017

Christophe DM BARLIEB
Architect, B.Arch. w. Honors

*1973 in Fountain Hill, Pa., U.S.A.
Married, father of 2 children and stepfather of 2 children
Nationalities: American and French
Languages: Fluent in English, French and German

2014-present Registered Architect: Architektenkammer Berlin, Registration No. 14654 Berlin (Germany)
2003-present Registered Architect: Stichten Bureau Architectenregister, Registration No. 1.040415.001 Rotterdam (Netherlands)
2014-present APROGED Associação dos Professores de Desenho e Geometria Descritiva, Oporto (Portugal)
1996 B.Arch. with Honors, Pratt Institute, School of Architecture, Brooklyn, N.Y. (U.S.A.)
1991 American School of Paris, St-Cloud (France)
2003-present CDMBARLIEB | Founder & Principal, Berlin (Germany)
2001-03 LANGHOF ® | Senior Designer, Berlin (Germany)
1993, 97-03 ATELIER RAIMUND ABRAHAM | Freelance Project Manager & Project Architect, New York City (U.S.A.)
1996-00 CDMB ARCHITECTS | Founder & Principal, Brooklyn (U.S.A.)
2013-16 Guest Professor of Architecture Design Media, Technische Universität Berlin, Fakultät VI, IfA, Berlin (Germany)
2011-13 Assistant Professor of Architecture Design Media, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Fakultät III, Institute of Media & Design, Braunschweig (Germany)
2009-11 Assistant Professor of Architecture Design, Technische Universität Berlin, Fakultät VI, IfA, Berlin (Germany)
2009-10 Visiting Professor of Digital Design, Shenkar College of Design and Engineering, Tel Aviv (Israel)
2008 Parametric Formations: Behaving Structure Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen (Denmark)
2001 Mies meets Half-Life: Interactive Spaces, Bauhaus University, Weimar (Germany)

Visiting Architecture Critic
Pratt Institute, Cooper Union, TU Berlin, Bauhaus University Weimar, Technion University, Tel Aviv University, Shenkar College of Design and Engineering, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Architecture, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Kassel University, AEDES Campus, Rotterdamse Academie van Bouwkunst, TU Braunschweig, KU Leuven Sint Lucas Architectuur.

2016-present Founding Member, Board Member and President of Fieldstations e.V., Non-profit association promoting scientific research of the Anthropocene, Berlin (Germany)
2015-present Founding Member, Former Board Member and Treasurer of Roundabout e.V., Non-profit student association promoting architecture discourse, Berlin (Germany)
2015 PROMOS, DAAD Travel Grant, Berlin (Germany)
2015 1st Prize, STO Stiftung Summer School Competition,  Stuttgart (Germany)
2012 DEUBAU 2012 Prize Nomination, Essen (Germany)
2010 1st Prize Bat-Yam Biennale of Landscape Urbanism, 72 Hour Urban Action 2010 Bat-Yam (Israel)
2010 Bentley Generative Components Sponsorship, Paris (France)
2010 DAAD Teaching Grant Tel Aviv (Israel)
2009 Bentley SmartGeometry Scholarship, San Francisco (USA)
2008 Bentley SmartGeometry Scholarship, Munich (Germany)
2007 Prix André Arfvidson, Grand Prix d’Architecture 2007, Académie des Beaux-Arts, Institut de France, Paris (France)
1996 Pratt Excellence in Design Award, Brooklyn (U.S.A.)
1996 Pratt Circle Award, Brooklyn (U.S.A.)
1995 New York City Construction Specification Institute Award, New York City (U.S.A.)
1991 National Talent Search Scholarship Award, Full tuition award, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn (U.S.A.)
2014 Chr. Barlieb, Architectonics: 1st year descriptive geometry foundation course at the TU Berlin, Geomertrias’14, Lisbon (Portugal)
2009 Chr. Barlieb, C. Richter, B. Greschner, M. Tamke, Whispering Wind | Digital Practice & the Sustainable Agenda. eCAADe, Istanbul (Turkey)
2009 Chr. Barlieb, K. Josefsson, S. Pfeiffer, I. Putz, D. Stefanescu, M. Tamke, Rule Based Design Workshop. Design Modelling Symposium, Berlin (Germany)
2005 C. Meyer, B. Ullrich, Chr. Barlieb, Wallflowers? Cute little projects – questions and solutions in Munigua (Spain). 6th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection, Rome (Italy)
2005 B. Ullrich, Chr. Barlieb, C. Meyer, ZODIAC – Virtuelle Rekonstruktion von Baustrukturen aus Geophysikalischen Daten. Beispiele aus Pompeji und Munigua. Interdisziplinäres Kolloquium “Von Handaufmaß bis High Tech II”, BTU Cottbus (Germany)
2004 C. Meyer, B. Ullrich, Chr. Barlieb, Advances in combined geophysical prospection and visualization. 34th International Symposium of Archaeometry, Zaragoza (Spain)
2016 Meeting Point Under the Bridge, Ed. Barlieb / Seitz, Publisher Roundabout e.V.
2015 20 HOURS : The Plattenbau has a Glamorous Future!, Publisher FG BARLIEB / HOWOGE
2015 Cementing a space for coexistence at the Israel Festival, Steinberg J., The Times of Israel, 05.28.2015
2014 City and Wind: Climate as an Architectural Instrument pp.123-124, Publisher DOM publishers, ISBN: 978-3-86922-310-0
2011 Raimund Abraham [UN]BUILT 2nd Edition, Ed. Brigitte Groihofer, Publisher Springer Wien New York pp. 196-197, 313, 315, 323, 326, 327, ISBN: 978-3-7091-0468-2
2011 Futuristic | Visions of Future Living, pp.136-141. Publisher DAAB Media GmbH, ISBN: 978-3-942597-09-8
2011 Utopia Forever | Visions of Architecture and Urbanism, pp.50, 70-71. Publisher Die Gestalten Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-89955-335-2
2010 Univers des Arts | Le Salon 2010,p. 176. Publisher: Société des Artistes Français (2010) ISSN: Hors-série
2010 להקים פרויקט אדריכלי בבת ים ב-72 שעות, Haaretz
2010 Going Up | Guerrilla Architecture in Israel, New York Times Magazine
2010 Case da Abitare “Architetti Verdi”, Corriere della Sera
2009 100 IDEAS, pp. 48-49, 108-111, 200-202. H.K. Rihan Int’l Culture Spread Ltd., ISBN: 978-988-17805-9-1
2009 Architecture of Change 2, pp. 228-231. Publisher Die Geschtalen (2009) ISBN: 978-3-89955-263-8
2009 Computation: The New Realm of Architectural Design, Proceeding of the 27th Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe. pp. 543-550. Publisher: Istanbul Technical University & Yildiz Technical University, ISBN: 978-0-9541183-8-9
2009 Design Modelling Symposium Berlin | Concepts Beyond Geometry, Proceedings of the DMS Berlin. pp. 74-85. Publisher: University of the Arts Berlin, ISBN: 978-3-89462-177-3
2008 Updating Germany | 100 Projects for a better Future, pp. 102-104. Publisher: Hatje Cantz Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-7757-2263-6
2008 Besser Zukuft? Auf der Suche nach den Räumen von Morgen, p. 16. Publisher: Merve Verlag Berlin, ISBN: 978-3-88396-255-9
2008 LaVie : Creative City | Berlin Contemporary, pp. 52-55. Publisher: Cite Publishers, ISBN: 978-986-6960-74-1
2008 Univers des Arts | Le Salon 2008, p. 28. Publisher: Société des Artistes Français, ISSN: Hors-série
2008 greenbuilding 01|2008 : Nachhaltig planen, bauen und betreiben, p. 25. Publisher: Fachverlag Schiele & Schön
2008 LaVie No.48 Apr 2008 | Next Design City, pp. 168-170. Publisher: Cite Publishers, ISSN: 7702-0468
2008 PAYSAGE No.1 | Supplemento Architettura del paesaggio, p. 70. Publisher: Gruppo Pinelli, ISSN: 1125-0259
2008 Vagabundierende Konzepte, p. 34, Publisher: Frankfurter Rundschau FEUILLETON, Samstag/Sonntag, 13./14. September 2008
2002 Raimund Abraham, edifice / immagini 1990-2000, Raimund Abraham and Christophe Barlieb, Publisher: galleria Aam architettura arte moderna, Milano (Italy)
2015 Meeting Point 2015, Israel Festival, Jerusalem (Israel)
2011 ZUR NACHAHMUNG EMPFOHLEN! expeditionen in ästhetik & nachhaltigkeit: The Imaginarium, Bauhaus, Dessau (Germany)
2010 Art en Capital 2010, Grand Palais, Paris (France)
2010 Bat-Yam Biennale of Landscape Urbanism 2010 Bat-Yam (Israel)
2010 ZUR NACHAHMUNG EMPFOHLEN! expeditionen in ästhetik & nachhaltigkeit: The Imaginarium, Uferhallen, Berlin (Germany)
2009 Art en Capital 2009, Grand Palais, Paris (France)
2009 Updating Germany, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg (Germany)
2009 Updating Germany, Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt (Germany)
2008 Art en Capital 2008, Grand Palais, Paris (France)
2008 Updating Germany, Venice Biennale of Architecture, 11th International Architecture Exhibition Out There: Architecture Beyond Building. German Pavilion, Venice (Italy)
2007 Grand Prix d’Architecture, Académie des Beaux-Arts, Institut de France, Paris (France)
2001-2002 Raimund Abraham, edifice / immagini 1990-2000, Raimund Abraham & Christophe Barlieb galleria Aam architettura arte moderna, Milano (Italy)
2017 Media Agency, Kunst Universität Linz, Linz (Austria) -Lecture
2012 On the Horizon, Wo leben wir morgen?, Architekturvisionen der Zukunft, Katholische Akademie Schwerte (Germany) -Lecture
2011 Whispering Wind, Simulation von Lärmminderungsmaßnahmen, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- u. Raumfahrt, Berlin (Germany) -Case Study
2011 FUTUR II FRAGEN AN MORGEN, Universität der Künste Berlin (Germany) –Lecture
2011 Beyond the Horizon, Rotterdamse Academie van Bouwkunst, Rotterdam (Netherlands) -Lecture
2011 Out of the Lab: Gateways >> Translating Spaces, Kassel University, Kassel (Germany) –Lecture
2010 FABRICATION: New Technologies in Digital Architecture, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv (Israel) -Chair
2009 Rule Based Design Workshop, Design Modelling Symposium, Universität der Künste Berlin (Germany) -Case Study
2009 Whispering Wind | Digital Practice & the Sustainable Agenda, eCAADe 27 Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul (Turkey) -Case Study
2009 Rule Based Design with Grasshopper, Bauhaus University Weimar, Weimar (Germany) -Lecture
2009 Architecture with Architects, Tel Aviv-Yafo: Old-New Metropolis 100 Years Symposium, Tel Aviv (Israel) -Keynote
2009 Rule Based Design Symposium TU Berlin, TU Berlin, Berlin (Germany) -Organizer, case study
2009 Architecture with Architects, 4th International Young Architects Meeting, Turkish Chamber of Architects –Keynote
2009 Architecture with Architects, SmartGeometry Conference 2009, Vision for Innovation -Keynote
2009 Architecture with Architects, Die Angewandte, Energy Design PUE, Vienna (Austria) -Keynote
2009 Baukultur_vor_Ort – Baukultur im Klimawandel, Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt-am-Main (Germany) -Panelist
2009 Green Desert Mine and Whispering Wind -The Digital Practice, Systaic AG Energydesign-Center, Berlin (Germany) -Keynote
2008 Green Desert Mine and Whispering Wind -The Digital Practice, Energy & Urban Design Symposium, Universität Karlsruhe, (Germany) -Keynote
2008 Architecture with Architects, Practice Report: Digital Design Strategies and the Sustainable Agenda, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen (Denamark) -Keynote, -panelist
2008 GenerativeComponents – Seminar for Academics, BRT Hamburg (Germany) -Keynote
2008 Discrete Differential Geometry Seminar, Prof. Bobenko, TU Berlin (Germany) -Lecture