spillmann echsle architects was founded in 2002 by Annette Spillmann (*1969) and Harald Echsle (*1968).

Annette Spillmann studied sociology and cinematic sciences at the University of Zurich (1990-1994) and architecture at the ETH Zurich (1994-2000) and at the Columbia University New York (1998). Since 2002 she is a partner of spillmann echsle architects. She was an assistant in design and construction at the Basel University of applied science (2005-2007).

Harald Echsle studied architecture at the ETH Zurich (1991-1997) and at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture in Wisconsin (1991).
He was project manager at Bétrix & Consolascio architects, Erlenbach (1997-2001). Since 2002 he is a partner of spillmann echsle architects.