Andre Kempe and Oliver Thill graduated in 1996 from the Technical University in Dresden. They moved to the Netherlands, drawn by it's vibrant architectural climate in which quality social housing is highly valued. After working for several prominent architects, they opened their own office in 2000. Since then, they've realized an array of public buildings, museums and apartment blocks. With Hiphouse they managed to make something extraordinary within a limited budget.

Kempe Thill create structures that are economical as well as innovative. The aim of their work is to achieve "Specific Neutrality", a quality that expresses the hidden vitality of our time through architecture.

Commissioning editor Submarine: Geert van de Wetering
Producer: Olivia Sophie van Leeuwen
Research: Kirsten Hannema
Director: Mattijs Mollee
Camera: Marijn Zurburg
Sound: Benny Jansen
Editor: Noud Holtman
Colour Correction: Maurik de Ridder
Music/Sound Design: Jesse Koolhaas

Produced by Submarine, Femke Wolting & Bruno Felix

Commissioned by DutchDFA

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