He studied at The Technical University of Munich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, worked on international projects for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP and A + P Smithson, London. After a 3 years teaching stage he established his Studio in 1995. From 2005 he evolved garden skills, recognized with a number of accolades including “Gärten des Jahres 2016 and 2018 “and shortlisted in the A+ Awards2017 and 2018.
(The range of work includes Hotels, restaurant and shop design, kinder gardens and landscape design)
Inspired by the organic architecture of californian modernism, Lang developed a unique work of art that, as timeless classic, have outlived the transformation of fashions.
The architect, as an intuitive partner, guides the client through diverse design possibilities. Through the fulfillment of wishes, he transform the visionary space of a green site into an inhabitable, comfortable masterpiece of architecture. With his team he manages the site and building process and takes care of every little detail
The quality and beauty of Stephan Maria Lang's works lays in the integration of architecture, garden, and interior into a Gesamtkunstwerk
The architect Stephan Maria Lang possesses an extraordinary talent for grasping the special quality of any given site and combining it with the personality of his clients. His projects, with their atmospheric visual composition, illustrate the diversity and individuality of his work.
The quality and beauty of Stephan Maria Lang's works lay in hidden details, in the surprising views, in the play of light and shadow, and in the integration of landscape, garden, and interior into a Gesamtkunstwerk, an integrated and holistic masterpiece of architecture.
His projects make use of the latest technologies in a matter of course in order to meet the need for comfort and energy efficiency and thus reveal the complexity of his fascinating architecture. However, the essential qualities of this way of life are inspiration from Japanese thought, an appreciation of patina, and the beauty of the imperfect.
This practice has evolved with a defining emphasis on exploring and nurturing a sustained dialogue with artists, Landscape architects, plantsmen and craftsmen. It is this commitment to collaboration that Lang believes is key to expanding and challenging the creative process.
With his partner Alexander Hann and a highly experienced friendly team of architects and reliable craftsmen he takes care of all phases of the Building process to the very end.