GRAFT was established in 1998 in Los Angeles, California and today has its headquarters, GRAFTLAB, in Berlin. Operating from these hubs and its other branches in Munich, Shanghai, and Seoul, GRAFT functions as a "hybrid office". providing services worldwide in the fields of architecture, urban development, design, and communication. GRAFT is characterized by its experimental design practice and innovtive formal language and is led by five partners: Sven Fuchs, Lars Krückeberg, Wolfram Putz, Georg Schmidthals and Thomas Willemeit. Beyond handling classical planning tasks, which encompass residential buildings, hotels, healthcare facilities, commercial properties and cultural structures, GRAFT has also initiated ventures with a focus on social sustainability, such as Make it Right and Solarkiosk.