Axel Körner received his Diploma at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich 2008 and his MSc. in Emergent Technologies and Design from the Architectural Association in London 2013 with distinction. He worked for several architecture practices in Munich, Vienna and London between 2008 and 2014, as well as for Createx and Northsails TPT in Switzerland where he was working on carbon fibre material research in 2012. Between 2013 and 2014 he was tutor for Technical Studies at the AA School of Architecture and between 2013 and 2016 he was working as visiting tutor for EMTECH at the AA School of Architecture.

Since October 2014 he has been a research associate at the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE), University of Stuttgart, where he is working on bio inspired compliant mechanisms for architectural applications. He is teaching within this online pharmacy the Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Research (ITECH) Master Program with focus on adaptive and bending active structures. Since 2016 he is organising workshops with the Contemporary Architects Association in Tehran, Iran and 2017 he was member of the international D.RE.A.M. Academy Faculty at Citta Della Scienza in Naples, Italy.