Aureliusz Kowalczyk studied architecture at Technical University in Warsaw and Berlage Institute in Rotterdam. He worked for Tony Fretton, Stephen Taylor Architects and Caruso St John Architects prior to establishing his own practice with Emiko Hayakawa in 2009.

He was a visiting critic at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule in Zürich (ETH) and at the University of North London from 2005 2007.

Aureliusz is also an active writer and serves as a reporter and official correspondent for leading Polish architectural magazine Architektura&Biznes (since 2000).

Aureliusz is a fully qualified architect
registered in District Chambers of Polish Architects.

Emiko Hayakawa studied architecture at the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam where she obtained Master of Excellence in Architecture. She worked for David Adjaye in London from 2003 2006 and Kumiko Inui in Tokyo in 2007 before establishing her own practice with Aureliusz Kowalczyk.

Emiko is a first class licensed architect.