In 1995 Tiina Parkkinen and Alfred Berger founded Berger+Parkkinen Architekten with offices in Vienna and Helsinki. In the same year they won the competition for the Embassies of the Nordic Countries in Berlin. Numerous successful competitions and distinctions followed, including finalists of the Mies van der Rohe Awards 2001. Regular lectures and exhibition activities in Europe, India, Mexico, and USA. Invitation to the Venice Architecture Biennale, the London Architecture Biennale, Galerie Aedes Berlin. Their work has been published internationally in leading architecture magazines, books, and other media. Berger+Parkkinen fabricates individual and sustainable solutions to a wide range of programs.
The office has vast experience in all planning phases and as General Planner. The practice has developed specialist expertise in all major areas of architectural design and urbanism. Transdisciplinary approach to each project combines different professionals working on innovative ideas. This vast expertise provides clients with the confirmation of a far reaching track record for successful project delivery and design excellence. Respect for various backgrounds and cultures is a key feature of the office philosophy.