New York native Matthew Viederman received his B.A. from Columbia University and an M.Arch from Yale University, where he met Ann Krsul. After completing his formal education, he worked in Paris for 7 years where he worked on diverse projects as the Grand Louvre with I.M. Pei and the European Parliament in Strasburg for Architecture Studio. Returning to NY in 1995, Matthew worked for James Stewart Polshek & Partners on the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History. He established his own practice in 1998 and teamed with Ann Krsul in 2004.