Researcher Wilfried Kuehn

Wilfried Kuehn is an architect and curator based in Berlin and Graz. In 2001 he founded Kuehn Malvezzi together with architects Simona Malvezzi and Johannes Kuehn. From 2006 to 2012 he was professor for exhibition design and curatorial practice at the Karlsruhe University for Arts and Design where he founded Displayer, a periodical focussing on curatorial design. With Kuehn Malvezzi he earned a reputation in dealing with public space, museum architecture and exhibition design; completed projects include the exhibition design for Documenta 11 (2002), the extension of the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum der Gegenwart in Berlin (2004), the Julia Stoschek Collection in Düsseldorf (2006), the extension and museography of the Museum Belvedere in Vienna (2009), the extension of the Museum Berggruen in Berlin (2013) as well as the extension of the Moderne Galerie Saarlandmusuem, Saabrücken (2017). Kuehn Malvezzi won the international competition for the interreligious House of One on the historic foundations of Berlin’s earliest churches at Petriplatz in 2012 and for the Insectarium in Montreal in 2014. Kuehn Malvezzi’s projects have been shown at the 10th, 13th and 14th Architecture Biennial in Venice and at Manifesta 7 in Trento. Kuehn Malvezzi participated in the 1st and 2nd Chicago Architecture Biennial in 2015 and 2017.