O'Neil Ford Centennial Chair in Architecture

Wilfried Wang is the O'Neil Ford Centennial Professor in Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. With Barbara Hoidn, he is founder of HOIDN WANG PARTNER, Berlin.

He is a registered architect in Berlin. Born in Hamburg, Wang studied architecture at the Bartlett School, University College London. From 1989 to 1995 he was in partnership with John Southall. Together with Nadir Tharani, he was founding co-editor of 9H Magazine (1979-1995), with Richard Burdett, he was co-director of the 9H Gallery (1985-1990), and director of the German Architecture Museum (1995-2000).

He taught at the Polytechnic of North London, University College London, the ETH Zurich, the Staedelschule, the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and at the University of Navarra. Wang is the author of various essays and monographs on the architecture of the 20th century.

He initiated the O'Neil Ford Monograph and Duograph Series, jointly published by UTSOA and Wasmuth Zohlen, Berlin.

He has served on design review boards, competition and award juries; he is a member of CICA; a foreign member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm; has received an honorary doctorate from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm; a member of the Academy of the Arts, Berlin; and is an honorary member of the Portuguese Chamber of Architects.


  • Bartlett School, University College, London
photo of Wilfried Wang
  • Architectural Criticism
  • Architectural Theory
  • History of Architecture in Central Europe