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Prof. Andreas Quednau 

Andreas Quednau is Professor of Urban Design at Leibniz University Hannover.

Quednau received a Diploma in Architecture from Berlin University of Technology and a Master with honours in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University, Graduate School for Architecture Planning and Preservation in the City of New York. Before establishing with Sabine Müller in 2001 the office SMAQ for architecture, urbanism and research, he worked with Diller Scofidio + Renfro (New York), KCAP (Rotterdam) and Arata Isozaki (Berlin). Since 2005 his office SMAQ is opperating from Berlin.

His work has been presented at the International Architecture Biennials in Miami, Rotterdam and Venice and has received, among other awards, the prestigious AR Award for Emerging Architecture and the Holcim Award for Sustainable Construction.

He taught at the Berlin University of Technology (2005-2007 and 2008-2009) and was Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the Stuttgart State Academy for Art and Design, School of Architecture (2007-2008 and 2009-2015). In 2015 he was appointed Professor of Urban Design at Leibniz University Hannover, Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Sciences.

Publication: Sabine Müller & Andreas Quednau. Charter of Dubai – A Manifesto for Critical Urban Transformation (Jovis Publishers 2012), Sabine Müller und Andreas Quednau. Giraffes, Telegraphes, and Hero of Alexandria – Urban Design by Narration (Ruby Press, Berlin 2016)