Ralf has worked as a project architect for a number of Berlin based practices for around 12 years. During this time he was involved with a series of large-scale developments, apartment designs, hotel projects and institutional facilities.
As a registered European architect, Ralf also spent five years in Ireland, where as part of a prestigious Dublin based practice he worked on commercial and medium-rise residential projects.
Ralf's extensive list of achievements have integrated a range of aesthetic and practical concrete applications, including precast panels, in-situ floor slabs and concrete masonry.
Ralf joined the Cement & Concrete Association of NZ in March 2009 as a Project Manager to advise and teach on architectural concrete topics, publishing solutions for the NZ Building Code, as well as compiling best practice advice for architectural concrete in residential and commercial applications.
Ralf has recently been responsible for the development of Code of Practice for Weathertight Concrete and Concrete Masonry Construction and the Apartment Design Guide, and is also heavily involved with the delivery of weathertight and concrete masonry focused training.