Nikolaus Hirsch

Nikolaus Hirsch is an architect, art theorist and, since 2010, rector of Städelschule and director of Portikus in Frankfurt am Main. Before that, he was professor at Architectural Association School of Architecture, London and visiting professor at Penn University, Philadelphia. His latest projects focus on the development of concepts for art institutions such as European Kunsthalle in Cologne (2006–2008), unitednationsplaza in Berlin (together with Anton Vidokle, 2006–2008), Cybermohalla Hub in Delhi, Cultural Agencies in Istanbul and a studio structure in The Land/Thailand. Hirsch is the author of On Boundaries and Institution Building (both published by Sternberg Press).

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