Title/Function: Founding Partner, Architect
Company: J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten mbB
Web site: www.jmayerh.de
J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten mbB is an international award winning architecture office with projects at the intersection of architecture, communication, and new technology. 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. J.MAYER.H was founded in 1996 by Juergen Mayer H. in Berlin. In January 2014, Andre Santer and Hans Schneider joined as partners in the firm.
J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten mbB is the winner of numerous open and invited national and international competitions. Realization based on winning schemes include Metropol Parasol in Sevilla/ Spain, The Limburg Courthouse in Hasselt/ Belgium, The RKM740 Highrise in Düsseldorf/ Germany and the project VOLT/VOLTAIRE in Berlin/ Germany.
J.MAYER.H has a wide array of completed national and international projects and has been honored with many international awards, i.e. Mies van der Rohe Award Emerging Architect 2003, Holcim Award Europe Bronze 2005, Audi Urban Future Award 2010 and Red-Dot Award for Metropol Parasol.
Summary conference : COULD SHOULD WOULD
Titel of the conference:
Jürgen Mayer H. is presenting an overview of projects of J. MAYER H. from small scale innovation to urban intervention. Based on the understanding that buildings are offering potentials for possibility spaces rather than singular final solutions, J. MAYER H. forwards a new concept of process in the development of architectural design. The activation of public space has priority when it comes to new proposals for mobility, infrastructure, conversion areas and urban life. Projects to be discussed include Metropol Parasol in Sevilla/ Spain, XXX Times Sqaure with Love in NYC / USA, FOM University in Düsseldorf/ Germany, a parking garage in Miami/ USA, the new Limburg Courthouse in Hasselt/ Belgium and recent projects in Georgia.