Founded in 1996 in Berlin, Germany, J. MAYER H. focuses on works at the intersection of architecture, communication and new technology. Recent projects include the Town Hall in Ostfildern, Germany, a student center at Karlsruhe University and the redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnacion in Sevilla, Spain. 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 founder and principal of this crossdisciplinairy studio. He studied at Stuttgart University, The Cooper Union and at Princeton Universtiy. His work was published and exhibited worldwide and is part of international collections like the MoMA New York and SF MoMA. His work was awarded with numerous prizes, i.e. the Mies-van-der-Rohe-Award 2003 Emerging Architect and Winner Holcim Awards 2005 Bronze Europe for Metropol Parasol. Jürgen Mayer H. tought at Princeton University, University of the Arts Berlin, Harvard University, Kunsthochschule Berlin, the Architectural Association in London and is currently teaching at Columbia University in New York.
Mai 2007, Herausgeber: Finanzministerium Baden - Württemberg
ACTIVATORS, J. MAYER H.
monograph, DD Publishers, Korea, ISBN 89-91111-21-1, ISBN 89-953598-1-1 (set)
redesigning of plaza de la encarnacion in sevilla, ISBN 3-88609-519-3
NIGIHAVEN NA DER ZEN
Katalog, 2002, ISBN 3-00-009030-8
Aedes Gallerie Berlin
Holz21 Award, Swiss Innovation Award for Timber Construction for Mensa Karlsruhe, 2006
Volantes Passantes, Portada de la Feria de Abril de 2007, Sevilla, Spain , Int. competition 2006, 2nd Prize
Winner Holcim Awards 2005 - Europe - Bronze; Prize for sustainable constructions for Metropol Parasol, Sevilla, Spain
MARCUS PRIZE Nomination 2005, HAMBURG
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, 08-1/2008
Berlin, Chit.chat, magnus muller, 09-10/2007
Vitra Edition 2007
Weil am Rhein, 06-07/2007
Vitra Museum, Weil am Rhein, 06-09/2007
E.gram, MOMA NY, Nov 22nd, 2006 - 2007