Patrik Schumacher Lecture – Staedelschule Architecture Class

As partner in Zaha Hadid Architects and Zaha Hadid’s close collaborator since 1988, Patrick Schumacher is one of the leading architects worldwide. Schumacher studied architecture at Stuttgart University (1990) and the Southbank in London. He completed his Ph.D. at the Institute for Cultural Sciences at the University of Klagenfurt in 1999. Together with Brett Steele, he directed the Design Research Laboratory at the Architectural Association in London from 1996.

The work of Zaha Hadid Architects ranks among the most influential there is, both in the professional and academic worlds. Among the many renown projects are the MAXXI Centre of Contemporary Art and Architecture in Rome, which won the Sterling Prize in 2010, the Phaeno Science Centre in Wolfsburg (2005) as well as the office’s first building, the Vitra Fire Station in Weil am Rhein (1993). Current projects include Kartal Pendik master plan in Istanbul as well as the master plan for Singapore One North. Most recently the office won RIBA’s European Award 2013 for the Pierresvives building in Montpellier as well as an International RIBA Award 2013 for the Galaxy Soho building in Beijing.

by Staedelschule Architecture Class (SAC)


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