website: www.hollein.com

awards: 1985 Pritzker Prize, Pritzker Prize

Hans Hollein, (born March 30, 1934 in Vienna) is an Austrian architect and designer.

Hollein achieved a diploma at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna in 1956, then attended the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1959 and the University of California, Berkeley in 1960. He has worked for various agencies in Sweden and in America before returning to Vienna, founding his own agency in 1964.

In 1963/64 and 1966 Hollein was a guest professor in the Washington University in St. Louis. In 1967-76 he was professor in the Academy of Fine Arts in Düsseldorf. Since 1976 he was professor of the “Universität für angewandte Kunst” in Vienna.

Hollein works mainly as an architect, but has also established himself as a designer for the Memphis Group and Alessi.

Hans Hollein’s list of recommended/significant architecture (post 1980):

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MMK Frankfurt

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Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Architect/Designers: Hans Hollein