Sebastian Knorr, together with Heiko Ostmann and Moritz Knorr, is the founding partner of tecARCHITECTURE in the United States and Switzerland. He is the head of design for the combined companies and the CEO of tec in Los Angeles. Originally from Europe, Sebastian received his formal education at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He proceeded to work for various national and international companies in Germany and the United States. In 2000, after winning the International Design Competition for Pier40 in New York, he founded tecARCHITECTURE and moved to Los Angeles.
Since then tec has built and is currently working on multiple projects on various scales, in Europe, the United States and Asia. Sebastian has won various worldwide competitions and awards. He has been the lead designer on all large scale projects by tec. tec’s projects and designs are being published in newspapers and magazines all over the world. They are being described as "Icons of Modernity" and as works that reveal "A Craftsmanship of the Third Millennium".