Matthias Hollwich is an architect leading the global architectural firm HWKN. Founded in 2008 and based in New York City, HWKN partners with cities, developers, and entrepreneurial clients to maximize the impact and value of their development assets. The firm's diverse portfolio includes buildings and neighborhoods alike, from retail spaces and popup-installations to residential and commercial schemes in the United States, Middle East, and Europe, where inspiring office buildings are currently under construction in Cologne, Munich, and Bochum, Germany.
Local projects include an indoor-outdoor office building at 25 Kent in Brooklyn, New York, and a 40-story residential tower at 351 Marin in Jersey City, New Jersey. Matthias previously worked at OMA and the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation and was honored in Fast Company's ranking of the world's Top 10 Most Innovative Architects. He is the co-author of UmBauhaus Updating Modernism in collaboration with Rainer Weisbach and the Bauhaus Foundation in 2006.
Matthias’ latest book, New Aging: Live Smarter Now to Live Better Forever, suggests a new way to think about aging that fundamentally changes the way we design for it. His lectures on architecture, sustainability, and innovation have been featured at TED, PICNIC, Stelka, and the Conscious City Conferences.
This week at EntreArchitect Podcast, Designing for Work and Life in a Post-Corona World with Matthias Hollwich.
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