In 2000 the brothers Jan and Tim Edler co-founded realities:united, a studio for art and architecture in Berlin. Tim Edler studied computer science and architecture at Technische Universität Berlin. From 2005 until 2008 he held a visiting professorship at Bremen’s University of the Arts and in 2003 taught together with Jan at the Pasadena Art Center College of Design. realities:united have been honoured with numerous awards for their installations. Most recently, in 2011, their project Flussbad (River pool) was awarded the gold prize of the Holcim Award for Sustainable Construction. Pieces by the brothers are also included in permanent museum collections such as the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York or the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany as well as in private collections like the Schürmann Collection and photographer Mario Testino‘s collection. The Edlers had their work shown at several international exhibitions including the Venice Biennale, the Art Museum Stuttgart, the MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei and the Swiss Architecture Museum in Basel. In 2011 the brothers‘ first monograph realities:united featuring was published by Ruby Press in Berlin.