Simone knew that she wanted to be an architect from an early age. After graduating from the Technical University of Munich she moved to London to join Foster + Partners in 2011. She worked on various competitions and mixed use projects in Europe and the Middle East. After winning the competition for two highrise buildings in San Francisco she moved to California to overlook the construction process. Since then she has been involved in several projects in San Francisco for example the revitalization of the Transamerica Pyramid center.