Holger Hoffmann, Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Dipl. SAC (hons)
Holger Hoffmann is a registered architect based in Düsseldorf, Germany. In january 2009 he founded 'one fine day': office for architectural design with the aim to complement his research as professor for digital design at the Fachhochschule Trier with a studio that focuses on the practical application of advanced digital design techniques and manufacturing processes. Prior to this Holger worked with UN Studio, Amsterdam, from 2002 until 2008 where he became senior architect in 2007. He collaborated with UN Studio/United Architects, New York, on the competition entry for the World Trade Center site in 2002, and with Bolles+Wilson, Münster, on several projects and competitions in 2000/2001.
In 2003 he launched ‘genericdesignlab’ together with Christian Veddeler and Sven Pfeiffer as an independent research platform for the exploration of digital design methodology. Since then he has taught studios at numerous european universities such as the TU Delft, Istanbul Technical University, ABK Stuttgart, Berlage Institute Rotterdam, Arhus School of Architecture or the Münster School of Architecture. He has been lecturing at (among others) Chalmers University Gothenburg, Staedelschule Frankfurt, ABK Stuttgart, TU Kaiserslautern, Kassel University, TU Delft, and Universitat Politecnica de Valencia.
Holger Hoffmann received a postgraduate architecture diploma with distinction (SAC Hons.) in 2004 from staatliche Hochschule der bildenden Künste, Städelschule, Frankfurt. Furthermore he holds a professional degree in architecture Dipl.-Ing.(FH) from Münster School of Architecture, Germany. Before studying architecture he has spent two years after his a-levels as a mason apprentice, graduating with distinction.
Holger was awarded with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung-Scholarship (2002-2004) and the Taut Preis 2005 of the German Architects Chamber, Berlin.