The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture

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Wilfried Wang

O'Neil Ford Centennial Professor in Architecture


BTL 117 | office
+1 512 232 9312 | phone
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The University of Texas at Austin
School of Architecture
310 Inner Campus Drive Stop B7500
Austin, TX 78712-1009


Bartlett School, University College, London

areas of interest

Architectural Criticism, Architectural Theory, History of Architecture in Central Europe

(on leave Spring 2011)

Wilfried Wang is the O'Neil Ford Centennial Professor in Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. With Barbara Hoidn, he is founder of HOIDN WANG PARTNER, Berlin.

He is a registered architect in Berlin. Born in Hamburg, Wang studied architecture at the Bartlett School, University College London. From 1989 to 1995 he was in partnership with John Southall. Together with Nadir Tharani, he was founding co-editor of 9H Magazine (1979-1995), with Richard Burdett, he was co-director of the 9H Gallery (1985-1990), and director of the German Architecture Museum (1995-2000).

He taught at the Polytechnic of North London, University College London, the ETH Zurich, the Staedelschule, the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and at the University of Navarra. Wang is the author of various essays and monographs on the architecture of the 20th-century.

With Michael Benedikt, Kevin Alter and Barbara Hoidn, he is on the editorial board of the O'Neil Ford Monograph and Duograph Series, jointly published by UTSOA and Wasmuth.

He has served on competition and award juries and is chairman of the board of the Schelling Architecture Foundation.

He is a member of CICA, an honorary member of the Federation of German Architects (BDA), a foreign member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm and a member of the Academy of the Arts, Berlin.