Florian Heinzelmann
Florian Heinzelmann
Founder (SHAU), Associate Professor (NUS)
SHAU, National University of Singapore

Florian Heinzelmann is a practicing architect with a research background who holds a Doctorate from Eindhoven University of Technology. He is a co-founder of SHAU with offices in Rotterdam (NL), Passau (DE), and Bandung (ID). SHAU is an award-winning practice that received, among others a World Architecture Festival X Award, several Highly Commendations at the World Architecture Festival, Architizer A+ Awards, ArchDaily Building of the Year Award, a Holcim Silver Award for Sustainable Construction, and a shortlist for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. SHAU is known for its Microlibraries, which merge community and environmental design aspects with material experimentation into novel multifunctional typologies. A central theme of SHAU’s work is the investigation and application of passive climatic design strategies in tropical climates to facilitate communal activities. They were commissioned and realized several commercial, residential, public, masterplan, and large-scale public space projects, for private and public clients like the City of Jakarta and Bandung, the Province of West Java, and the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in The Hague and Berlin. Florian is currently an Associate Professor in Practice at the National University of Singapore and teaching at the Department of Architecture.

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