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Florian Hertweck is an architect with more than 15 years of practice in architecture and urban design at various scales. He holds a PhD in the history of arts and is full professor at the University of Luxembourg, where he chairs the master programme “Architecture, European Urbanisation, Globalisation” (


In 2018 he curated, together with Andrea Rumpf, the Luxembourg Pavilion for the 16th Architecture Biennial in Venice, for which he co-edited the accompanying Arch+ “The Property Issue. Ground Control and the Commons”.


From 2018 to 2020, Hertweck developed together with Milica Topalovic from ETH Zurich and a consortium of researchers and planners a territorial design strategy for Greater Geneva 2050. He is currently leading an interdisciplinary team for the development of socio-ecological prospects for the call for tender "Luxembourg in Transition 2050".


Hertweck’s major publications include: The Question of Land: Positions and Models (Lars Müller Publishers 2020), Positions on Emancipation. Architecture between Aesthetics and Politics (Lars Müller Publishers 2018, together with Nikos Katsikis), Dialogic City. Berlin wird Berlin (Walther König Verlag 2015, with Arno Brandlhuber and Thomas Mayfried); the critical edition of Oswald Mathias Ungers’ and Rem Koolhaas’ The city in the city. Berlin: a Green Archipelago (Lars Müller Publishers 2013, with Sébastien Marot); Climat(s) (Infolio, 2012, with Thierry Mandoul, Jac Fol and Virginie Lefebvre); Der Berliner Architekturstreit (Gebr. Mann Verlag 2010).

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