Patrik Schumacher

Zaha Hadid Architects, Principal | London, United Kingdom


Patrik Schumacher is principal of Zaha Hadid Architects. He joined Zaha Hadid in 1988. In 1996 he founded the Design Research Laboratory at the Architectural Association where he continues to teach. He is an Academician of the Berlin Academy of Arts. In 2010 Patrik Schumacher won the Royal Institute of British Architects’ Stirling Prize together with Zaha Hadid. Since 2007 he has been promoting “Parametricism” as epochal style for the 21st century. In 2010/12 he published “The Autopoiesis of Architecture” in two Volumes and recently guest-edited AD - Parametricism 2.0, emphasizing the societal relevance of Parametricism.


Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker (Chicago 2006)

Annual Conference, Presenter (China 2016)

Live-Streamed Conference, Presenter (2020)


31 January 2019

Peter Murray | New London Architecture Simon Giles | Tyrens London Carolyn Dwyer | City of London Corporation David Nicholl | ABB Patrik Schumacher |...


17 October 2016

Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects

Density via high-rise structures remains a primary agenda in our era of urban concentration. It is crucial to understand the societal forces that drive concentration:...


17 October 2016

CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers

The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120...