Profile of Zvi Hecker, headquartered in Germany. One project submitted by Zvi Hecker has been published on Architecture News Plus (ANP).
Zvi Hecker architectural office was founded first in Tel Aviv in 1960 and than in Berlin in 1991. The office employs an international staff of architects, collaborators and interns, dedicated to professional practice, research and participation in international architectural competitions.
The focus and interest of the office span from urban planning to cultural and residential projects. At present it is involved among others in a town planning proposal for an area in Settimo Torinese, Italy, in the design of a hotel and apartment building on the Baltic Sea, in Poland, in the design and supervision of the now under construction Dutch Royal Police security complex in Schiphol International Airport, The Netherlands.
Zvi Hecker was born in Krakow in 1931, studied Architecture at Technion, Haifa and painting at the Avni Academy in Tel Aviv, taught Architecture at Université Laval in Quebec and Universität für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna. His work has been exhibited worldwide and he has won a number of architectural competitions.
In 1996 he was awarded the German Critic Prize for architecture in Germany and in 1999 received the Rechter prize for architecture in Tel-Aviv.