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Architect

Meinhard von Gerkan, Latvian architect. Recipient 80 awards for building architecture. Trustee Jurgen-Ponto-Foundation, Frankfurt/Main, since 1982; member Academy for Fine Arts, Hamburg, since 1972. Fellow (honorary) American Institute Architects, Institute Mexican Architects.

Background

Gerkan, Meinhard von was born on January 3, 1935 in Riga, Latvia.

Education

Diploma, Technology University, Braunschweig, Germany, 1964. Drhc (honorary), Philipps University, 2002. Drhc (honorary), Christian University, Taiwain.

Career

Architect von Gerkan, Marg and Partners, Hamburg, Berlin. Aachen, Bejing, since 1972. Design professor Technology University, Braunschweig, since 1974.

Guest professor University Nihon, Tokyo, 1988, University Pretoria, Son of Africa, 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Responsibility for the Built Environment, 1982, Everyday Architecture*Design and Mis-Design, 1987, Idea and Model*Thirty Years of Architectural Modelling, 1994, Architectural Dialogue*Notes for Architectural Practice, 1994, Möbel Furniture, 1998, Architecture 1966-2003, 9 vols., 2001. Contributor numerous essays and publications to magazines, newspapers, and other publications.

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Membership

Trustee Jurgen-Ponto-Foundation, Frankfurt/Main, since 1982. Member Academy for Fine Arts, Hamburg, since 1972. Fellow (honorary) American Institute Architects, Institute Mexican Architects.