Hansjörg Göritz, an associate professor in the College of Architecture and Design, recently received the 2010 Wienerberger AG Brick Award, along with a cash prize of €21,000 (about $28,000), for designing Liechtenstein’s new State Capitol Forum and Parliament. Wienerberger AG, the largest producer of bricks in the world, holds a biennial competition to recognize unique brick structures and their architects. Göritz received the top award, which was presented in Vienna, Austria.
Born in Hannover, Germany, Göritz founded the architecture firm HansjörgGöritzArchitekturstudio in 1986 when he was 27 years old. In 2007, he joined the UT Knoxville faculty. While he continues to work at UTK, he still maintains his firm, which is based in Hannover and Berlin.
Brick Award 2010
DAM Award for Architecture in Germany 2009
IALD Award of Merit 2009
Lighting Design Awards 2009 (Highly Commended)
GE Edison Award of Excellence 2008
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