Florian Hertweck is Professor of Architecture and Director of the Master’s programme in Architecture (www.masterarchitecture.lu). Prior to this position, he was full professor at Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Versailles and visiting professor at the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg.
After studying architecture at ENSA Paris-Malaquais and contemporary history of architecture, he received his doctorate in 2006 on the Berlin architectural controversy (Der Berliner Architekturstreit) at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Universität Paderborn.
He has been working as an independent architect since 2005, from 2010 to 2015 in partnership with the French architect Pierre Alexandre Devernois, and since 2016 as part of Studio Hertweck in Luxembourg (www.studio-hertweck.com).
His research and planning activities include design strategies for metropolitan regions, such as Berlin, Paris, Shanghai, Casablanca, Istanbul, Greater Geneva, and more recently the functional space of Luxembourg for which he developed with a team of 45 researchers and planners a territorial design strategy in the framework of the call for tenders “Luxembourg in Transition 2050”.
In 2018 he curated, together with Andrea Rumpf, the Luxembourg Pavilion for the 16th Venice Architecture Biennial, and is currently preparing with Milica Topalovic from ETH and the ARCH+-team from Berlin an exhibition on the theme of the Great Repair at the Academy of Arts in Berlin.
His major publications include: Architecture on Common Ground. Positions and Models on the Question of Land (Lars Müller Publishers 2020); Positions on Emancipation. Architecture between Aesthetics and Politics (Lars Müller Publishers 2019, with Nikos Katsikis), Dialogic City. Berlin wird Berlin (Walther König Verlag 2015, with Arno Brandlhuber and Thomas Mayfried); the critical edition of Oswald Mathias Ungers’ and Rem Koolhaas’ The city in the city. Berlin: a Green Archipelago (Lars Müller Publishers 2013, with Sébastien Marot); “Climat(s)” (Infolio, 2012, with Thierry Mandoul, Jac Fol and Virginie Lefebvre); Der Berliner Architekturstreit (Gebr. Mann Verlag 2010).