Thomas Austerveil, Founder & Director


Thomas Austerveil founded a_a&d in 2007 after working for many years on large scale projects for architects Norman Foster and Paul Andreu. He has worked in close association for many years with SORANE SA (Switzerland) specializing in the reduction of energy consumption in buildings. He studied architecture at Cornell University in the United States, and the ETH Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, and is LEED certified. He is based in China since 2010.


Anna-Maria Austerveil, Director


Anna-Maria Austerveil joined a_a&d in 2008 and has spent the last 8 years working in China, after after having worked many years in London, UK, and in Lausanne, Switzerland. Anna-Maria studied architecture at the University of East London, and Oxford Brooks University in the UK.




Between them they have practiced in Europe, the United States and in Asia, working in various building sectors including office, commercial, large and small scale residential, retail, airports, and hospitals.




Viviane Austerveil (Architect), He Yang (Architect), Hu Cong Rui (Architect), Janet Hu (Admin), Sylvia Chan (Business Development), Yi Cao (Landscape Designer)


Marie Etlin (Architect), Rebecca Cao (Admin), Magalie Pargade (Architect), Daniel Uribe (Architect), Peter Dykes (Architect), Pablo Carvallo (Business Development)