Elke studied at the University of Stuttgart, Germany and at Scott Sutherland School of Architecture. She qualified as an architect and worked in Germany before moving to London and eventually joining the practice in 2005. Elke became a Director of the practice in 2018.
Elke has been involved on both national and international commercial, residential and mixed-use projects, including a hotel in Bangalore, India and leading the team for the prestigious South Place Hotel in the City of London. More recently she has been involved in the design of three office buildings at 100 Bishopsgate, London, in the heart of the City cluster including a 42 storey tower and a ‘hub’ hotel on Quaker Street in Shoreditch, London.
Elke is currently involved in the detail design of a large residential scheme at West Hendon, London.