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Florian Foerster, 34, originally from Germany, is a graduate civil/structural engineer working for consultant Buro Happold Route to the job I actually trained first as an artist, taking a fine arts course at Manchester Metropolitan University. After graduating in 1993 I became a print-making technician, while continuing to exhibit my drawings, paintings and prints. Then in 1994 I began a three year Bachelor of Engineering course at Manchester University.

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