Nikolaus Hirsch is a Frankfurt-based architect, who teaches at the Architectural Association in London, the Institute of Applied Theatre Studies at Giessen University, at UPenn in Philadelphia. His work includes the Dresden Synagogue, the Hinzert Document Center, Bockenheimer Depot Theater (with William Forsythe), music pavilion „Soundchambers“ at Museu Serralves in Porto, the architecture for Bruno Latour´s “Making Things Public” at the ZKM and “unitednationsplaza” in Berlin (with Anton Vidokle). Current projects include the Cybermohalla Hub in Delhi, and the European Kunsthalle in Cologne. Nikolaus Hirsch has curated „ErsatzStadt: Representations of the Urban“ at Volksbühne Berlin and is a member of the „Curating Architecture“ programme at Goldsmiths College in London. His work was shown in numerous exhibitions such as "Neue Welt" (Frankfurter Kunstverein), „Utopia Station“ at Venice Biennal, „Can Buildings Curate“ (AA London) and Sao Paulo Biennal 2007. Most recently, Hirsch has published his new book „On Boundaries“ (Sternberg Press).