Thomas Herzog

Thomas Herzog by Inge Zimmermann
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.