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Mr Kirchhoff, Ulrich Nikolaus

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Assistant Professor

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Mr Kirchhoff, Ulrich Nikolaus

Title:
Assistant Professor

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Biography

Ulrich Kirchhoff is assistant professor at HKU and co-founder of ICE – Ideas for Contemporary Environments. With more than twelve years of work experience in Asia, he was the head of design at OMA Asia/RAD for seven years and co-designed several highly awarded large scale commercial projects (including the first W-Hotel in Asia and the SK Telecom Headquarter and the Jeonju University Campus Centre) before starting his own practice.

Ulrich studied Architecture at The University of Arts in Berlin, Germany where he received his degree in 1999.

His research interest lies in the city, high density environments and large scale architecture and their structural systems.

In 2007 Ulrich received the 40 under 40 award. In 2010 he exhibited at the Venice Biennale ‘Radical Mix’, a design driven research conducted with his students from the EPF Lausanne, focussing on high density high rise developments in emergent cities of existent high density low rise context. In 2011 he has been been awarded with the Bloomberg Asia Pacific Property Award for the best mixed-use development in Vietnam.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2011-12-01International Property Award for Best Mixed-use Architecture Vietnam: International Property Award
Others
2007-07-0140 under 40: Perspective
Others
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Large scale architecture and structural systems
City, high density environments
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, German英語、德語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, German英文、德文
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