Edda Zickert studied architecture at the TU Munich and at the FAU in São Paulo, Brazil. After an internship at Meili Peter Architekten in Zurich, she worked in various architectural offices, including Herzog de Meuron in Basel. Together with Katharina Püschel she founded kaed Architekt*innen in 2022 and is part of the collective CollColl, with which she realizes participatory and circular building projects. She is interested in collaborative urban living and minimal use of resources in architecture. Since 2022, Edda is a research associate at the Chair of City and Housing at KIT.