German architect Jürgen Mayer H is the founder of architecture office J Mayer H.Born in Stuttgart, Mayer studied architecture at the University of Stuttgart, the Cooper Union and Princeton University. He established his Berlin-based office in 1996, with Andre Santer and Hans Schneider joining as partners of the firm in 2014. J Mayer H works at the intersection of architecture, modern technology and communication.
Over the years, Mayer has won numerous awards such as the Mies van der Rohe Award, emerging architect, special mention; Holcim Award and the Audi Urban Future Award.
Next to his practice duties, he also regularly lectures at several universities including the University of the Arts Berlin, Columbia University, the Architectural Association in London and the University of Toronto.