Jürgen Mayer H.

Founder and Principal, J. MAYER H

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    Internationally renowned architect Jürgen Mayer H. was Head of the Holcim Awards regional jury for Europe in 2011.

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    Jürgen Mayer H. is Founder and Principal of Berlin-based cross disciplinary architecture studio, J. MAYER H.

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    Jürgen Mayer H.  on the rooftop of "Metropol Parasol", winner of the Holcim Awards Bronze 2005 for Europe.

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    Project update June 2011 – Metropol Parasol: Redevelopment of Plaza de la Encarnación, Seville, Spain

    Architect Jürgen Mayer H (pictured, far left) and his team from J Mayer H Architekten in Berlin.

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    Discussions at the opening of “MACHEN!” (l-r): Diébédo Francis Kéré, Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 winner from Kéré Architecture; Edward Schwarz, General Manager of the Holcim Foundation; Jürgen Mayer H., head of jury, Holcim Awards 2011 Europe from J. MAYER H. Architekten.

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    The Holcim Awards jury for region Europe met in Zurich, Switzerland in June 2011 to select projects using the “target issues” for sustainable construction (l-r): Jean-Philippe Vassal, Leo Mittelholzer, Marta Malé-Alemany, Jürgen Mayer H. (Head of Jury), Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Winy Maas, Lucy Musgrave, Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, and Hansjürg Leibundgut.

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    Third prize (Holcim Award Bronze) winner Jürgen Mayer H. at the Holcim Awards media briefing, September 16, Geneva

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    Holcim Awards ceremony for Europe 2005 – Geneva, Switzerland

    Third prize (Holcim Award Bronze) (l-r): Justo Gonzalez Mormeneo; Gonzalo de Benito Secades (Spanish Ambassador to Switzerland); Pedro José Garcia de Barrio; Juan Antonio March Pujol (Spanish Ambassador to the UN); Jürgen Mayer H.; Carlos Merino Agueros

Jürgen Mayer H. is Founder and Principal of Berlin-based cross disciplinary architecture studio, J. MAYER H.

Last updated: June 26, 2011 Berlin, Germany

Jürgen Mayer H. studied at Stuttgart University, The Cooper Union and at Princeton University.

His work has been published and exhibited worldwide and is part of international collections including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York and San Francisco.

Jürgen Mayer H. was awarded the Mies-van-der-Rohe Award in 2003 for emerging architects for Stadthaus Ostfildern, Germany, and was winner of the Holcim Award Bronze 2005 for region Europe for the project Metropol Parasol in Seville, Spain.

Jürgen Mayer H. has taught at Princeton University, University of the Arts Berlin, Harvard University, Kunsthochschule Berlin, the Architectural Association in London, the Columbia University, New York, and at the University of Toronto, Canada.

He was Head of the Holcim Awards jury for region Europe in 2011.