Juergen Mayer H.

Juergen Mayer H.

Visiting Faculty, Princeton SoA

Master of Architecture, Princeton University / Dipl.-Ing. Universität Stuttgart, Germany

Founding Partner / Principal, at J. MAYER H. und Partner, Arch., Berlin





Juergen Mayer H. founded J. MAYER H. in 1996 in Berlin after studying architecture at the University of Stuttgart, The Cooper Union New York and Princeton University. In January 2014, Andre Santer and Hans Schneider joined as partners in the firm.


J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten mbB is an international award-winning architecture office with projects at the intersection of architecture, communication, and new technology. From ur-ban planning schemes and buildings to installation work and objects with new materials, the relationship between the human body, technology, and nature form the background for a new production of space. 


J. MAYER H. has a wide array of completed national and international projects and has been honored with many international awards. His work has been published and exhibited worldwide and is part of numerous collections including MoMA New York, SF MoMA, The Art Institute of Chicago, Vitra Design Museum Collection, Kunstbibliothek Berlin, State of Berlin Museum Prus-sian Cultural Heritage Foundation, Architekturmuseum der TU München as well as numerous private collections. Memberships of advisory boards include Princeton University Architecture School, University of Miami School of Architecture, Bauhaus Stiftung Dessau, Airport Munich and Flussbad Berlin e.V.. He is an external examiner at The Architectural Association in London. Juergen Mayer H. was named Designer of the Year 2020 / São Paulo Designweek.


J.MAYER.H has realized a wide range of different projects worldwide since its foundation. Recent no-table projects include the RKM 740 Tower: a high-rise residential building in Dusseldorf with medical practices and surgeries on the lower levels, the IGZ Headquarters in rural Falkenberg, the FOM univer-sity building in Dusseldorf, Germany, a court building in Hasselt, Belgium and various public and infra-structural buildings in Georgia, such as the airport in Mestia and the border crossing in Sarpi. The most prominent project is the internationally renowned Metropol Parasol, the re-design of the Plaza de la Encarnacion in Seville, Spain with its expansive sculptural wooden construction. Small-scale residential buildings have also gained international recognition, such as the Villa n.n. in Moscow, Dupli.Casa and Casa Morgana. A large number of projects are currently being realized in and outside of Berlin, such as the revitalization and expansion of an IT campus in Berlin Potsdam and Elements, a revitalizing, sus-tainable mixed-use project on the banks of the Spree River in Berlin for business, culture and enter-tainment.