büro hacke
Braunschweiger Str. 22
12055 Berlin
Germany
info@burohacke.com
017643884417

About

Büro Hacke is a collaborative architecture studio based in Berlin and was established in 2016 by Max Hacke. Our work covers a wide range of sectors from educational buildings for public clients to residential projects and houses for private clients. Further, we engage with cultural projects, research as well as exhibition and furniture design. Current projects include a university building for the Universtity of Braunschweig, a residential development in Berlin and a new kindergarten in Berlin. 

Ideally, architecture is a collaborative effort between project partners, clients and consultants in an attempt to formulate an artistic, sustainable and realistic ambition for each project. We are searching for social and collective agendas in our work to create long-term sustainable environments that benefit the individual as much as the wider community and the urban environment at large. For our study pavilion at the Technical University of Braunschweig Max Hacke together with Gustav Düsing has been awarded the German Architecture Prize 2023 and the DAM Preis 2024 and is currently a finalist for the EU Mies van der Rohe Prize 2024.

Biography

Max Hacke (*1986) is an architect based in Berlin. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart and as a scholarship holder at the Architectural Association in London. After graduating in 2013, he worked in various London offices and founded Büro Hacke in Berlin in 2016. Not only in practice, but also in teaching and research, he focusses on the role of architecture in shaping new social and collective dynamics. His conceptual focus is on the changeability and flexibility of architecture, as well as a tendency to understand architecture as a process rather than an object. He was a teaching assistant to Prof. Almut Grüntuch-Ernst at the TU Braunschweig and research assistant to Prof. Ralf Pasel at the TU Berlin. He was part of the Home Not Shelter! initiative and researched Design & Build projects in Vienna, Berlin and Bolivia as an experimental teaching and research method. He was appointed to the BDA in 2023. Max Hacke was awarded the German Architecture Prize 2023 as well as the DAM Prize 2024 together with Gustav Düsing for his project study pavilion der TU Braunschweig. He is currently a finalist for the EU Mies van der Rohe Prize 2024.

Publications

  1. 2024

    Architekturführer Deutschland, Yorck Förster, Christina Gräwe, Peter Cachola Schmal

  2. 2024

    FAZ, Niklas Maak: Die Ruhe vor dem Turm

  3. 2024

    Architektur in Deutschland (Staatspreis), Falk Jäger: Die Bienenstöcke kommen noch

  4. 2023

    db Deutsche Bauzeitung 11.2023, Robert Uhde: Luftige Emporen

  5. 2023

    Bauwelt 16.2023, Anna Raischl: Studier-Salon 

  6. 2023

    Deutsches Architektenblatt DAB 09.2023, Frank Maier-Solgk: Offen für neue Wege

  7. 2023

    Deutsche Bauzeitschrift DBZ 09.2023, Ina Lülfsmann: Sozialer Lernraum

  8. 2023

    RIBA Journal, Laura Helena Wurth: Study Pavilion

  9. 2022

    FAZ, Niklas Maak: Ein Haus für morgen und alle Tage

  10. 2021

    Home not Shelter! – Ein modularer Gemeinschaftsraum, Ralf Pasel, Max Hacke (Hg.)

  11. 2020

    Braunschweiger Zeitung, Lukas Dörfler: Baubeginn für neues Studierendenhaus

  12. 2019

    Home not Shelter! – Gemeinsam bauen und wohnen in Wien, Ralf Pasel, Alexander Hagner, Ralph Boch, Max Hacke, Team Traudi (Hg.)

  13. 2009

    Critical Cities: Ideas, Knowledge and Agitation from Emerging Urbanists Vol. 02, Max Hacke: Mr Spiegelhalter and Urban Production as a Generator of Identity

Awards

  1. 2024

    EU Mies van der Rohe Award 2024 (Finalist)

  2. 2024

    DAM Preis 2024 (Gewinner)

  3. 2023

    Deutscher Architekturpreis (Gewinner)

  4. 2023

    BDA Preis Niedersachsen (Gewinner)

  5. 2023

    Heinze ArchitekturAWARD (Gewinner)

  6. 2023

    Wettbewerb Neubau Bibliothek Lensahn (3.Preis)

  7. 2022

    Wettbewerb Museum Grande Maxxi Rom (Anerkennung)

  8. 2022

    Initial II Stipendium Akademie der Künste Berlin

  9. 2021

    Wettbewerb Neubau KiTa Berlin-Wedding (1.Preis)

  10. 2022

    Initial I Stipendium
    Akademie der Künste Berlin

  11. 2020

    Joanes Preis (Gewinner des Sonderpreises)

  12. 2020

    Wettbewerb Neubau KiTa Berlin-Lichterfelde (Anerkennung)

  13. 2016

    Wettbewerb Studierendenhaus TU Braunschweig (1.Preis)

  14. 2013

    Norman Foster Prize (Nominierung)

  15. 2013

    AA Honours (Nominierung)

  16. 2010

    AA Alexander Memorial Award (Gewinner)

  17. 2010

    Pozner Prize for Architectural Drawing (Nominierung)

  18. 2009

    AA Alexander Memorial Award (Gewinner)

  19. 2008 - 2013

    Stipendium für das Studium an der Architectural Association

Collaborators

Leonhard Clemens
Gustav Düsing
Guillen Esteras Architects
Felix Xylander-Swannell
Albin Haggren
Janos Bergob
James Cosgrave
Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering
Transsolar Climate Engineering
KORG Berlin
Tatsuya Takahashi
Maximilian Rest
DAS WILDE
Graham Baldwin
Prof. Ralf Pasel
MORE THAN SHELTERS
Hans Sauer Stifung
Barbara Lersch
Anne Wagner
Clara Welbergen

Applications

We are always interested in collaborations. 
Please send us an Email: info@burohacke.com

Please send your application with a digital portfolio in pdf format (max. 10 mb). Spontaneous applications are welcome. Please note that we do not return printed portfolios.

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