Nils Symanczyk is passionate about woodworking, practical philosophy, and the writings of Hermann Hesse.
In his final apprenticeship year, he is studying to become a licensed carpenter at Kernholz GmbH in Berlin, a carpentry that specializes in the construction of playgrounds and recreational outdoor areas.
Before deciding to become a tradesman, Nils worked as a translator and graduated with a BA in English and philosophy and an MA in history of technology, where he focused on the feasibility of electric vehicle programs in the aftermath of the 1970s oil crisis.
Nils is currently working on an English to German translation of a powerful speech on the connection between truth and freedom.
Nils is also the translator of Hermann Hesse's essay on Willfulness.