Mark Hemel graduated from the Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands (1993)
He subsequently received a scholarship from the Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture to research the development of vernacular architecture in West Africa, and historical cities in Southern India (1994).
In 1996 he completed his Postgraduate studies at the Architectural Association in London.
Mark graduated as an architect from the Technical
University in Delft and completed a post-graduate at the Architectural Association in London. He has taught and lectured for over 20 years at a diverse range of universities all over the world; of which 8 years, at the Architectural Association in
London, 2 years at CUHK and HKU in Hong Kong, 4 years at TU Chalmers in Sweden, and 4 years at TU Delft and TU
His office, Information Based Architecture (IBA) was originally set up in London in 1998 as a partnership between architects Mark Hemel and Barbara Kuit. IBA specializes in elegant complexity.
Using the newest technologies, the practice challenges conventional thinking and seeks to exploit new opportunities to enrich our cities with conceptually interesting, and well thought through environmentally responsible architecture.