Barbara Hoidn

Architecture at the TH Karlsruhe, 1979-1987
Dipl.Ing., Self-employed Architect


Assistant Professor at the ETH Zurich, Basic Design Course, Chair Prof. H.E. Kramel 1990-1994
Visiting Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA 1991
Loeb Fellow at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA 1999-2000
Design Critic at the Harvard School of Design, Cambridge, USA, Fall 2000
Adjunct Associate Professor O'Neil Ford Chair in Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001-2019
Various teaching appointments at universities in Spain, Switzerland and Germany


Employed Architect at the FAAG, Frankfurt/Main 1988-1990
Own office, Frankfurt/Main 1990-1994
Head of the Architecture Workshop of the Senate Building Director, Senate for Building, Housing and Transport, Berlin, 1994-2000
Founding member Hoidn Wang Partner 2001
Curatorial appointments for national and international exhibitions, conferences and book publications and award programs


2010-2013 Member of the Design Review Board City of Chemnitz, Saxonia
2014-2018 Vice Chair of the Architekturpreis Berlin e.V.
2018- Vice Member of the Design Review Board City of Ingolstadt, Bavaria


1998 BDA Architecture prize Berlin for a daycare center in Berlin-Karow
2015 DMK Award for Sustainable Building for the Children Day Care Center 21 in Frankfurt/Main
2017 CICA (Comité International des Critiques d´Architecture) Julius Posener Prize for the exhibition catalogue of the past three year for Demo:Polis- The Right to Public Space
2018 Otto Borst Prize for Urban Transformation for the Alteration of Spreehalle in Berlin Oberschöneweide


Embassies and political representations at Berlin, commercial projects Leipziger and Pariser Platz, Boulevard Unter den Linden, Berlin , Housing projects, Berlin , project Skyscraper MAX, Frankfurt/Main, School for handicapped people - Herrmann Luppe School, Frankfurt/Main, W.Hostler Student Center, American University, Beirut, Lebanon, Museum Courts Berlin, retail facilities Airport Frankfurt/Main, The Issam Fares Institute at the University of Beirut


Various lectures on architecture and urban design at international institutions and universities, amongst them the Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Harvard and MIT, Cambridge, EPFL, Lausanne, Technical University, Berlin
Organizer of various symposia on architecture at universities and for the Senate in Berlin


Texts on architecture and urban design, amongst them Der Tagesspiegel, Bauwelt, in db, DAM Annual, catalogue of the Biennale in Venice 1996 and 2006, Yearbook Building and Space
Co-editor of the O'Neil Ford monographs and duographs
Co-editor of Center 16