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HACKENBROICH ARCHITEKTEN was founded 1997 in Berlin and is an office for architecture and urbanism. The goal of Hackenbroich Architekten is to activate architecture for the city and to bring the city into architecture. Based on this reciprocal connection of architecture and city, the context is of particular importance to the work of Hackenbroich Architekten. The office sets architecture in a meaningful relation to its environment and extends selected issues of the city into the project. The results are authentic buildings that have a sustainable relationship to their location.
The work of Hackenbroich Architekten has been internationally published and received national and international prizes, most notable the World Architecture Community Award 2008 and 2009 as well as being finalist in the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2008 and 2012.
Wilfried Hackenbroich has been teaching at the University of Art in Berlin, the AA in London and at the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation. During more than ten years of teaching the urban studies program at the Bauhaus Dessau, Wilfried Hackenbroich has lead interdisciplinary teams of young, international experts on urbanism to research cities like Frankfurt, Berlin, Copenhagen, London, Helsinki, Tallinn, Minsk, Moscow, Singapore, Sydney, Mexico City and Calcutta.
The research and practise of Wilfried Hackenbroich has lead him to curate exhibitions and write articles on architectural and urban issues, he has been an editor of various books on urban studies, most notable “UN-Urbanism” and “Transit Spaces”, both published by Jovis.
Wilfried Hackenbroich has received his Master of Architecture degree from SCI-Arc in Los Angeles and the Diplom Ingenieur from the University of Applied Science in Cologne. Wilfried Hackenbroich was born in Cologne and he has lived in London, Los Angeles and Rotterdam before he moved to Berlin.
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