Niklas Maak
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Niklas Maak

Niklas Maak born in Hamburg in 1972, studied since 2001 he has been a reporter for art and architecture. He has also taught architectural history as a guest professor in Frankfurt am Main and Harvard. For his work he has received several prizes. Published by Hanser: Der Architekt am Strand (2010), Fahrtenbuch. Roman eines Autos (2011), Wohnkomplex (2014) and Atlas der seltsamen Häuser und ihrer Bewohner (2016).

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Walking Through Manhattan

Walking Through Manhattan

On the road with Niklas Maak and Leanne Shapton: an unusual view of Manhattan Journalist Niklas Maak and artist Leanne Shapton meet at the southern tip of Manhattan. For two days, they walk a ...

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An Atlas of Curious Houses

An Atlas of Curious Houses

A house towers in front of you: a gigantic, white wooden castle, built by a New York art collector and financial, speculator, who embezzled 700 million dollars. Or a concrete semi-circle built on ...

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The building complex

The building complex

Very soon we won’t be able to afford houses as we know them, neither ecologically nor economically. Most houses are tailored to the needs of small families, but the single family unit is now ...

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Logbook. The (Hi)story in a Car

The author tracks down the names on the registration certificate and is steered into a labyrinth of memories, stories and speculations. The car was driven by a doctor, an Italian immigrant, a ...

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The Architect on the Beach

The Architect on the Beach

When Le Corbusier's church "Notre-Dame du Haut" was built in the little village of Ronchamp in 1955, it caused quite a stir: did it constitute a "consummate example of the mania for innovation, ...

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Niklas Maak

Awards

2015 BDA-Preis für Architekturkritik

2014 COR Journalistenpreis

2012 Henri-Nannen-Preis

2009 George F. Kennan-Preis

Bibliographie

Im Carl Hanser Verlag erschienen:
2010 Der Architekt am Strand (Edition Akzente)
2011 Fahrtenbuch. Roman eines Autos
2014 Wohnkomplex. Warum wir andere Häuser brauchen
2016 Atlas der seltsamen Häuser und ihrer Bewohner
2017 Durch Manhattan. Mit Illustrationen von Leanne Shapton (ET: 25. September 2017)