M.Arch II: Princeton University, NJ (USA)
Dipl.-Ing. (Arch.): Technische Universität Braunschweig (DE)
Martin Hättasch is a European architect whose design and research focus on the intersection of Architecture and Urbanism, Contemporary Monumentality and Urban Form. He attended the Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture de La Villette in Paris and the Technische Universität Braunschweig (Germany) from where he holds a professional Dipl.-Ing. (Arch.) degree. In addition, he received his post-professional Master’s degree from Princeton University, where he studied on a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) fellowship. In more than six years of professional experience Martin has worked with world-renowned firms including Leeser Architecture (NY), Ateliers Lion Architectes/Urbanistes (Paris) and has been a project leader with ww in Princeton, and Atelier Kempe Thill in Rotterdam. His work includes a winning proposal for a ‘Compound’ Urban block in Syracuse (2012), and has been exhibited at venues including the Shenzhen & Hong Kong Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, the Intense Laagbouw exhibition in Groningen, Rice University’s Farish Gallery and Syracuse University. Martin was awarded the 2010/11 Wortham Fellowship at Rice University’s School of Architecture and has held academic appointments at Syracuse University and currently the University of Texas in Austin. He teaches design studios at all levels, including comprehensive studios, as well as selected topics in the history/theory of Architecture.