UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

Thomas Herzog

Thomas Herzog
Date:
26-May-2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue:
Room 419, Knowles Building, Pokfulam Road, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Title:
Reflections about Pioneering Sustainable Architecture
Speaker(s):
Thomas Herzog

Department of Architecture
2016 Spring Public Lecture Series

Biography

Thomas Herzog was born in Munich 1941 and graduated in high school (Abitur); 1960-65 he studied architecture at Technische Universität München. (Diploma); 1965-69 Assistant at the office of Prof. Peter C. von Seidlein in Munich; 1969-73 Scientific assistant at the University of Stuttgart; 1972 Doctorate in architecture, University of Rome “La Sapienza” Dissertation on ‘Pneumatic Structures’; 1971 Founded own practice.

Worked jointly with Verena Herzog-Loibl, Dipl.-Designer. Development of building systems for the use of renewable forms of energy, development of new building products and buildings for housing, administration, industrial and exhibition etc.

Thomas Herzog has a particular interest in the use of modern, high-tech materials and the optimal supply of energy from environmentally friendly energy sources. He has received numerous honours and awards for his buildings. He is also the author and editor of textbooks and monographs published across the world, as well as serving as president of the jury for the International Prize for Sustainable Architecture since 2006.

 

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