Philipp holds architecture degrees from technical university munich and university of applied arts in vienna. After graduating with distinction from zaha hadids masterclass he joined her practise in london in 2009. There he contributed to a number of high profile projects, collaborated with the computational design reseach team (zha code) and became part of the zha design team. In 2014 Philipp moved to zha beijing to work as lead designer and project architect on a new signature tower for soho china in beijings fengtai district. It is currently under construction and will to date feature the tallest atrium in the world.