Architects: Biography Herman Hertzberger

24/05/2004
Herman Hertzberger

Upon finishing his studies at the Technical University in Delft in 1958, he went back to Amsterdam to open his own studio. He taught at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture from 1965 to 1970 and at the Technical University in Delft from 1970 to 1999.
He has been an honorary member of the Belgian Académie Royale since 1975.

Hertzberger was visiting professor at a number of Canadian and US universities between 1966 and 1993, and visiting professor at the Université de Ginevra from 1982 to 1986.
He has been an honorary member of the Royal Institute of British Architects since 1991, of the Berlin Akademie der Künste since 1993, of the Accademia delle Arti del Disegno in Florence since 1995, of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland since 1996 and of the Académie d''Architecture de France since 1997.

In 1998 he was awarded the premio Vitruvio, and in the same year the Deutsches Architektur Zentrum in Berlin held an exhibition of his works.
Hertzberger has been teaching at the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam since 1999.

Bibliography:
- H. Hertzberger, Maisons "Diagoon", Delft, in: "L''architecture d''aujourd''hui" 1978, n. 196, p. 20 - 23
- H. Hertzberger, Recent works of Herman Hertzberger, in: "A+U". 12/1983, n. 159, p. 39 - 74
- H. Hertzberger, Building order, in: "Via". 1984, n. 7, p. 38 - 45
- H. Hertzberger, Espace Montessori, in: "Techniques & Architecture". 1985,363, p. 78 - 93
- H. Hertzberger, Herman Hertzberger, un mécanicien di l''architecture en mouvement, in: "L''architecture d''aujourd''hui" 1988, n. 257, p. 89 - 95
- H. Hertzberger, Scuola elementare Aerdenhout | Primary school, Aerdenhout, in: "Space & Society / Spazio e società". 1990, n. 50, p. 28 - 33
- T. Nakamura, H. Hertzberger, H. v. Dijk, P. Croset, Herman Hertzberger 1959-1990, in: "A+U: extra edition". 4/1991 p. 1 - 247
- H. Hertzberger, F. C. Duffy, Herman Hertzberger, in: "World architecture". 1992, n. 17, p. 34 - 53
- H. Hertzberger, Hausinterne stadt: Ministerium für soziales in Den Haag, 1988-1991, in: "Werk, Bauen + Wohnen". 1-2/1992, p. 24 - 33
- Arnulf Lüchinger, ed. Herman Hertzberger: Buildings and Projects. The Hague: Arch-Edition. 1987.
- Herman Hertzberger, Lessons For Students of Architecture, Paperback
- Herman Hertzberger, et al, Notations of Herman Hertzberger , Hardcover
- H. Hertzberger, Vom Bauen, Vorlesungen über Architektur, Aries. 1995
- Herman Van Bergeijk, Herman Hertzberger, Paperback - November 1997
- Deborah Hauptmann, Shopping Centre Expansion, in "Area" n. 39 luglio-agosto 1998
- Tracy Metz, La scuola di Amsterdam, in "Domus" n. 832 dicembre 2000
- Herman Hertzberger, Space and the Architect, Lessons in Architecture 2, 010 Publishers. Rotterdam 2000