Gwendolyn received a bachelor in visual arts from Duke University and a Master in Architecture from Harvard University. Previous to Areti she gained work experience at (among others) Peter Eisenman Architects, MVRDV, and Wiel Arets Architects. She was head of research at Harry Gugger’s group at the EPFL.
Guillane received a Degree in art History from the Sorbonne and a bachelor in product design from Central Saint Martin. She worked on several interior design projects prior to starting Areti.