Born in Rostock (Germany) in 1972. In 1999 he got the Diploma at the Architecture Faculty Heiligendamm in Wismar with Prof. Spütz; he collaborated with Peter Haimerl, with Lothringer Workshop and the Artroom in Munich.
In 2000 he cooperated with Renner & Hainke & Wirth Hamburg for the project Towncentre Kaltenkirchen (Hamburg); in the same year he started cooperating with the studio Henchion & Reuter in Berlin for the competition Officecentre Spree Berlin and Biolabs: this cooperation continued until 2003.
He participated in various exhibitions and competitions, for which he received several awards.
In 2005 he set up the group “No frills”. Tom Kühne works free-lancing in cooperation with other specialists in the fields of art, architecture and design. He has been working for Zanotta since 2005.