Menno Aden, born in Weener, Germany, in 1972. Studied at the University of Bremen. He became known with his unusual photographs of spaces from the ceiling perspective. His works are often topographical in nature, whether photographing systems of pipes, façades, or structures. In 2009, he was awarded the European Award of Architectural Photography, and in 2013, the Los Angeles International Photography Award and the Deutscher Preis Wissenschaftsfotografie, Bremen (1st price). He works and lives in Berlin.