Thomas Mann Fellows | 2020

Mar, Apr, May

Dipl.-Ing. Friederike Meyer | Architecture Journalist, Editor, Author


Friederike Meyer, born 1972 in Dresden, studied architecture at the RWTH Aachen and as a DAAD scholarship holder at the University of Washington in Seattle. She also trained as a journalist at the Evangelische Medienakademie in Berlin. Today, she works as an architecture journalist in Berlin. She is interested in the intersection of architecture, urban planning and society. From 2000 to 2017 she was editor of the architecture journal Bauwelt; for several years she has been working as an author for exhibitions and books, moderator and juror. She teaches architectural communication in Kaiserslautern. Friederike Meyer has been editor-in-chief of the newsroom of BauNetz since 2017.

Publications (Selection)

2018 | Baunetzwoche #507 „Abgefahren. Wege zur Mobilität' Interviews on mobility concepts with Alejandro Restrepo Montoya, Medellin, Colombia, Sophie Stigliano, München, and Arnold Hirschbühl, Krumbach, 2018
2017 | Interview mit/with Teddy Cruz Baunetz. 2017
2017 | Baunetzwoche# 490 “Mehr Praxis. Was DesignBuild bewirkt" on designbuild strategies in architecture and academic education
 2017 | "Reibungswiderstände erleben. Wie DesignBuild die europäischen Hochschulen erobert", Der Standard, Wien, 29. April 2017 
2017 | “Grundrissfibel Museum", with Doris Kleilein and contributions by Volker Staab, Adam Caruso and Fabian Hörmann, Hochparterre Verlag, Zürich

Lectures (Selection)

2018 | „Fact Research on construction sites", TU Kaiserslautern
2016 | "Towards Arrival City" Metropolitan Solution Berlin
2016 | "Architecture journalism in Crisis" RWTH Aachen
2015 | "On Architectural Journalism" AUD, American University in Dubai

Awards (Selection)

2017 | Nomination for Zürcher Journalistenprels by Hochparterre  
2016 | "Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Grand" as part of the dissertation Programm "Responsible villages - ensuring equal opportunities in rural areas"  
1996/97 | DAAD-Grand Architecture studies at University of Washington Seattle