Niklas Maak

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Niklas Maak

Niklas Maak was born in 1972 in Hamburg and studied Art History, Philosophy and Architecture in Hamburg and Paris. Since 2001, he has been a feature journalist for art and architecture at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Besides this, he teaches as a guest professor in Frankfurt am Main and Harvard. He has received the George F. Kennan Prize for his work as well as the Henri Nannen Prize in 2012, the COR Prize in 2014 and the BDA Prize for architectural criticism in 2015. His publications by Hanser are: Der Architekt am Strand (2010), Fahrtenbuch. Roman eines Autos (2011) and Wohnkomplex. Warum wir andere Häuser brauchen (2014).


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An Atlas of Curious Houses

An Atlas of Curious Houses

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The building complex

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Logbook. The (Hi)story in a Car

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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 (ET: 22.08.2016)