J. Mayer H. – Patterns of Speculation

J. MAYER H. is an architecture firm based in Berlin. The company was founded in 1996 by Jürgen Mayer H. and now employs the collective talents of more than sixty creative minds. “Patterns of Speculation” is their first solo museum exhibition and is currently on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

J. Mayer H. - Danfoss Universe Science Park - Nordborg Denmark - 2007

The designs are on the wild end of the spectrum. Often times architecture this visionary drifts from intended purpose into an aesthetic abyss. J. MAYER H. succeeds in the basic principals of construction while excelling in the experimentation of design theory. These are extraordinary structures built with real people in mind.

J. Mayer H. - Mensa Moltke Karlsruhe Germany - 2007

The basic principal followed by the studio is derived from data protection such as the linings found in privacy envelopes. The intricate designs for the envelops are often made from logos or overlapping alphanumeric text. When examined closely, the web of information creates endless variety in the collision of forms. J. MAYER H. hunts the best of these chaotic moments and incorporates them into their structural designs.

J. Mayer H. - Data Protection Sample

With over thirty-five designs finished, many of which have already been built, J. MAYER H. has emerged as a prolific force with aggressive designs. Head over to the website and take pleasure in the future of today.

J. Mayer H. - Dupli Casa Near Ludwigsburg Germany - 2008

Patterns of Speculation
6 February – 7 July 2009
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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Scott Lickstein is a visual artist and was the founder / primary writer for the art news source, LookIntoMyOwl.com until January 2013 when it merged with NOWhere Limited’s Magazine.

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