Nikolaus Hirsch is an architect
based in Frankfurt am Main, who teaches at the Architectural Association in London and at UPenn in Philadelphia. His work includes the internationally acclaimed Dresden Synagogue, the Hinzert Document Center, the European Kunsthalle in Cologne and United Nations Plaza (with Anton Vidokle
) in Berlin. He has curated ErsatzStadt: Repräsentationen des Urbanen
at the Berlin Volksbühne. His work has been awarded a number of prizes, including the World Architecture Award 2002, and has been shown in exhibitions such as New German Architecture
in Berlin, Utopia Station
at the Venice Biennial and Can Buildings Curate
, AA London/Storefront Gallery in New York.