Sven has taught at the Pratt Institute and has conducted workshops and lectures at the Hildesheim University for Applied Sciences and Arts in Germany. He is a frequent juror for academic presentations at various institutions including Temple University, Philadelphia.
He has extensive experience, both in his native Germany and in the United States. He has worked with a number of German and American Architecture practices on award-winning projects using computational and ecological tools which advance the discourse of sustainability and design.
He has worked with Cook+ Fox Architects in New York City and has been involved with significant projects like the 410 W 14th street project in the historic Gansevoort district and the One Bryant Park-the first LEED platinum sky scraper in the United States.
In collaboration with Hirsch Architekten and Cast Design Studio, he led the designs of award winning residential projects, such as Wohnhaus H, Hildesheim Germany and Naumannsche Brauerei, Leipzig Germany as well as the Business Incubator - Create Culinary Culture, New York.