Markus Heinsdorff

The work of architect and installation artist Markus Heinsdorff is characterized by his artistic exploration of spaces and nature. During his travels around the world, he continually seeks ways to incorporate the potential and possibilities of nature into his design.
Trained as a goldsmith and sculpture in Southern Germany, Markus Heinsdorff has become an internationally acclaimed artist, winning several awards for his works that link design, art and architecture, together with technical innovations. Since 1997, he has focused much of his work on bamboo.
For the three-year event series ‘Germany and China – Moving ahead together’, Markus Heinsdorff designed numerous bamboo pavilions that were showcased in several major cities around China, culminating in the German-Chinese House for the Expo Shanghai 2010.
Markus is also the designer of the multifaceted pavilions for the Indo-German Urban Mela, part of the event series "Germany and India 2011-2012: Infinite Opportunities".