Jürgen Mayer H.’s Profile
Founded in 1996 in Berlin, Germany, J. MAYER H. is a cross-disciplinary studio that focuses on works at the intersection of architecture, communication, and new technology. Recent projects include the villa Dupli.Casa near Ludwigsburg, Germany, and Metropol Parasol, the redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnacion in Seville, Spain; the residential building JOH3 in Berlin, Germany; and several public and infrastructural projects in Georgia, for example an airport in Mestia, the border checkpoint in Sarpi and two reststops along the new highway in Gori. From urban planning schemes and buildings to installation work and objects with new materials, the relationship between the human body, technology and nature form the background for a new production of space.
Jürgen Mayer H. is the founder and principal of J. MAYER H . He studied at Stuttgart University, The Cooper Union, and Princeton University. His work has been published and exhibited worldwide and is part of numerous permanent collections, including The Museum of Modern Art, New York (MoMA), and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA).
National and international awards include the Mies van der Rohe Award Emerging Architect Special Mention, 2003; winner of the Holcim Award Bronze, 2005; and winner of Audi Urban Future Award, 2010. Jürgen Mayer H. has taught at Princeton University, University of the Arts Berlin, Harvard University, Kunsthochschule Berlin, the Architectural Association in London, Columbia University, New York and at the University of Toronto, Canada.