Thomas Herzog

Imhofstrasse 3a
80805 Munich
Tel +49 89 36 05 70
Fax +49 89 36 05 7-139

1941 Born in Munich, high school diploma (Abitur)
1960-1965 Studied architecture at Technische Universität München (TUM), diploma
1965-1969 Assistant in the office of Peter C. von Seidlein, Munich
1969-1973 Scientific assistant at the University of Stuttgart
1971-1972 Doctorate in architecture, University of Rome „La Sapienza“
1972 Dissertation on „Pneumatic Structures“
since 1971 own office. Since then has worked jointly with Verena Herzog-Loibl, Dipl.-Designer, on
– Development of building systems for the use of renewable forms of energy
– Development of new building products
– Housing, administration, industrial and exhibition buildings, etc.
1971-1975 Partnership with V. Nikolic
1983-1989 Partnership with M. Volz
1994-2012 Partnership with H.-J. Schrade
1973-2006 Professor of Architecture
– since 1974 at University of Kassel for „Design and Product Development“
– since 1986 at Technical University of Darmstadt: Chair for „Design and Building Technology“
– since 1993 at Technische Universität München: Chair for „Design and Building Construction“
2000-2006 chair for „Building Technology“
2000-2006 Dean of the Faculty of Architecture at Technische Universität München (TUM)
since 2007 “TUM Emeritus of Excellence“ of Technische Universität München (TUM)
since 2003 Visiting Professor at Ecole Polytechnique Féderal de Lausanne (EPFL)
since 2003 Guest Professor at Tsinghua University Beijing, China
2003 Graham Professor at University of Pennsylvania (PENN)
2004 Guest Professor at Royal Danish Academy Copenhagen

1982 Commencement of research and development work for the European Commission in Brussels
1996 Chairman of the 4th European Conference on Solar Energy in Architecture and Urban Planning
1999/2002 Member of Scientific Comittee of XX and XXI world Congress of Architecture UIA in Beijing 1999 and Berlin 2002
2000 German General Commissioner of the 7th International Biennale of Architecture in Venice

Académie d‘ Architecture / Paris
Akademie der Künste / Berlin
Bayerische Akademie der schönen Künste / Munich
Bayerische Architektenkammer / Munich
Bund Deutscher Architekten BDA /Munich
Deutscher Werkbund / Darmstadt
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft /Munich
International Academy of Architecture of UNESCO / Sofia
PLEA /London
Russian Academy of Arts and Sciences / St. Petersburg

Author and editor of a series of books including monographs in different languages by
Hatje Cantz / Stuttgart,
Hirmer / Munich,
Institut für Internationale Architektur-Dokumentation / Munich,
Jovis / Berlin,
Presses Polytechniques Romandes / Lausanne,
Prestel / München, London, New York,
UTET / Milan et al.

LCC – Loccioni Bridge

Loccioni is a world leader for process measuring and control technology. The company’s headquarters areais located at the bottom of a valley separated by the river Esino, which influences the surrounding landscape through strong level deviations. The distance between the banks is roughly 50 meters. The maximum water level served to determine the clear height. […]

GAM – Art Museum Guangzhou

The main orientation of the Museum is along a diagonal to the south and the west, to the sun and to a large new inner park. The northern and the eastern side are rather closed. They serve as a back against the emissions of the adjacent heavy traffic of the city. Surrounding water serves for […]

CIC – Changchun Int. Congress and Exhibition Center

The Changchun Northeast Asia International Congress and Exhibition Center is located in a business development area of Changchun, the “Airport City” not far from the airport Changchun Longjia. According tothe planning parameters the concept planning was to take the superior functions of the Center into account, such as: central stage of Northern Asia for political […]