Christian Volkmann
Christian Volkmann (General Partner) received his degree of Diplom-Architekt from the Federal Technical Institute (ETH) in Zurich and his Vordiplom from the Technical University of Berlin. He is a licensed architect in New York State.

Before establishing aardvarchitecture in 1997, he was a designer and project architect for Mario Campi/Franco Pessina in Lugano, Switzerland (1992-96). He collaborated with that firm independently on the design and construction of the Pedus Boarding-House in Berlin (1996), which was featured in the Bauwelt Berlin Annual 1997.

From 1997-98, he did design and construction administration on the Uli Knecht chain of high-end men's wear stores throughout Germany for Selldorf Architects in New York.
His work with aardvarchitecture includes competition work, such as the East River Shoreline Pool (1998), which received a citation from the Van Alen Institute and was featured in the New York Times and Architecture magazine.

Aardvarchitecture's work has been exhibited at the Urban Center and the Tenement Museum in New York and featured in dwell, Interior Design, architecture, Casa D, Colorfulness, Space (Beijing) and Archis magazines. It has also been included in several books published in the US, Australia and Spain.

Volkmann was the recipient of grants from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst and the Friedrich Stipendienfond. He is Associate Professor of Architecture at the City College of New York of the City University. He was the Principal Investigator in CCNY's 2011 Solar Decathlon entry and is a co-PI on a research project on the use of prisms in window glass for interior PVs, funded by a 'City Seed' grant.

Current and former employees
Kyle Pfister, Nina Freudenberger, Molly Seguto, Catherine McMahon, Ahti Westphal, Jonathan Powell, Jesse Honsa, Chelsea Limbird