Steven Holl

Steven Holl (*1947) is one of the most important architects in America. He founded Steven Holl Architects in 1976 and has realized award-winning projects worldwide such as the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki, the Nanjing Sifang Art Museum in Nanjing, China, or the LM Harbor Gateway in Copenhagen, Denmark. Holl’s planning is influenced not only by the surroundings, the architecture and the purposes, but also by his peculiar attention to the interconnection of architecture and visual and performing arts, physics and music. He is a tenured professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture and Planning and has taught at the University of Washington, the Pratt Institute, and the University of Pennsylvania.