AES+F is Tatiana Arzamasova (b. 1955), Lev Evzovich (b. 1958), Evgeny Svyatsky (b. 1957) and Vladimir Fridkes (b. 1956). Arzamasova and Evzovich graduated from Moscow Architectural Institute and Svyatsky from Moscow University of Printing. Fridkes trained as a fashion photographer. AES have worked together since 1987, with Vladimir Fridkes joining in 1995. They live and work in Moscow.