Queer Places:
25 Kent, 25 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
485 Marin, 485 Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Casper Sleep, 627 Broadway, New York, NY 10012
CCS Bard Hessel Museum, 33 Garden Rd, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY 12504
Element Hotel, 399 Somerset St, Harrison, NJ 07029
Journal Squared, 615 Pavonia Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306
Laboratorio del Gelato, 188 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002
MRHS (Morningside Retirement & Health Services), 100 La Salle St, New York, NY 10027
Normal Ears, 150 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011
The Pennovation Center, 3401 Grays Ferry Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19146
The Pines Pavilion, 1660 Union Center Maine Hwy, Endicott, NY 13760
Sasha Bruce House, 1022 Maryland Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
Wendy, MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, Queens, NY 11101
Wharf Marina, Washington, DC 20024

Image result for Matthias HollwichMatthias Hollwich (born in Munich on May 1, 1971) is principal and co-founder of New York architecture firm Hollwich Kushner (HWKN), a published author, and co-founder of Architizer.com. His work has been published in publications such as Wallpaper*, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Mark, Bauwelt, Dwell and Architectural Digest.

Hollwich worked for a number of internationally acclaimed architectural firms and urban design studios including Rem Koolhaas’ Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in Rotterdam and Hong Kong, Eisenman Architects and Diller+Scofidio in New York City. His work at OMA includes the design of the McCormick Tribune Campus Center at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, the Dutch Embassy in Berlin, and Casa da Musica in Porto.

In 2007 Hollwich formed the architecture firm Hollwich Kushner (HWKN) with Marc Kushner whom he had met in Jürgen Mayer’s Berlin kitchen five years prior. In 2012 Matthias Hollwich and Marc Kushner won MoMA PS1's Young Architects Program (YAP) with their project Wendy. Following the success of Wendy, Hollwich and Kushner received multiple commissions including the Fire Island Pines Pavilion (2013), the University of Pennsylvania’s LEED Gold Pennovation Center (2016), Journal Squared (2017), and the speculative innovation campus 25 Kent (2018). In 2017, the firm was included in Fast Company's ranking of the World's Most Innovative companies.[1]

During the 2008 Global Financial Crisis Hollwich and his business partner Marc Kushner created Architizer, a digital platform to help architects promote their work. Architizer rapidly grew to become the largest platform for architecture online. To increase visibility of global architecture, Hollwich and Kushner incepted the Architizer A+ Awards in 2013. They have grown to become the largest global architecture awards program.

Hollwich is a recognized thought leader on the topic of Aging regularly speaking at events such as TEDx, SXSW and for the World Health Organization. In 2008 he completed a master plan for Geropolis, a vision for every future city inspired by the aging population in 2020 with the Bauhaus Foundation. In 2010 Hollwich organized a conference on aging at the University of Pennsylvania titled New Aging: Visiting the Future while he was a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania.


Wharf Marina, Washington, DC 20024

In 2015 he signed a publishing agreement with Penguin Books for his book ‘New Aging - Live Smarter Now to Live Better Forever' with Bruce Mau Design.

As a member of the Bauhaus Dessau Werkstatt between 2002 and 2006 Hollwich worked on multiple projects including design proposals for the new Master’s house in Dessau, Shrinking Cities research, and Geropolis. In 2004 he finished editing his first book with Rainer Weisbach at the Bauhaus titled ‘UmBauhaus – Updating Modernism’.


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