Born 1967 in Emmerich am Rhein, Germany, he studied architecture and engineering in Holland (Delft University of Technology), in Sweden (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm) and Germany (Technische Universität Berlin) holding a master degree in Architecture & Engineering since 1999. Following were engagements in various architectural offices in Berlin. Since 2005 in Dubai, 2006 Founder of gaDUBAI – Guiding Architects in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, 2008 Founder and Partner of WANDERS WERNER FALASI Consulting Architects. 
Dominic is Senior Architect and Founding Partner of WANDERS WAGNER ARCHITECTS since 2014.


Growing up in former East Berlin before and during the reunification years, he went on to study at the Bauhaus (Germany), AUB (Lebanon), SCIArc (United States) and the VU Amsterdam (Netherlands), holds degrees in Architecture and Environmental Sciences. Living in the UAE since 2005, he previously worked at Dubai Properties and dxb.lab Architects, was on the board of directors of the aaUAE and the AIA Middle East, is an Estidama certified PQP, as well as frequent lecturer, juror and architecture guide. With a keen interest in creative synthesis of architectural design, craftsmanship and digital fabrication he aims to take his design work beyond the occasionally confining parameters of the architecture practice.
Richard partnered up with Dominic in 2012, is Senior Designer and Managing Partner at WANDERS WAGNER ARCHITECTS since 2014.