Markus Heinsdorff

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Markus Heinsdorff 

1954 Born in Steinkirchen, Bavaria, Germany

1976 – 1981 Sculptor training by Robert Jacobson, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Germany

1986 Promotional Award, Bavarian Ministry of Science and Art

1980 – 1989 Director of the School for Modern Design, Villa Pacieri, Rome, Italy , besides that: project work as a goldsmith

1989 Schwabinger Art Award, Munich, Germany

1990 Project promotion by the Mathias-Pschorr-Foundation, Munich, Germany

2000 Nymphenburg Award for Fine Arts, Munich, Germany

2002 International Award for Sculpture, Kinetik Art Organisation, USA

2005 UNESCO Aschberg residency, France

2006 Promotion by the Bavarian Government, Munich, Germany

2006 Promotion by the Siemens Arts Program, Munich, Germany

2007 Promotion by the Goethe Institute Bangkok, Thailand

2007 – 2010 Visiting Professor at the Southeast University School of Architecture, Nanjing, China

2008 – 2010 Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Chongqing, China

2009 – 2012 Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

2009 European Dome, Central World Plaza, Bangkok, Thailand

2009 Germany Esplanade, fifth station Wuhan, China

2009 Wasserwerke, Kallmann-Museum, Ismaning, Germany

2009 Germany Esplanade, fourth station Shenyang, China

2010 German-Chinese House, EXPO Shanghai, China

2011 – 2015 Grant recipient, Bavarian Government in Brasil, India and South Africa

2013 Recycling Design Award, Arbeitskreis Recycling e.V.

2013 empowering people. Award, Siemens Stiftung

2014 Hydroenergia Innovation Award, European Small Hydropower Association

2014 – 2015 Visiting professor at the DeTao masters Academy, Center of Urban Construction & Sustainable Development, Shanghai, China

2015 Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany