Jürgen Hermann Mayer (born 1965 in Stuttgart) is a German architect and artist. He is the leader of the architecture firm "J. MAYER H." in Berlin and calls himself Jürgen Mayer H. to avoid confusion.
J. MAYER H. was founded 1996 in Berlin. Since in January, 2014 Andre Santer and Hans Schneider joined as partners in the firm it is called J. Mayer H. und Partner, Architekten. It focuses on works at the intersection of architecture, communication, and new technology. From urban planning schemes and buildings, to installation work and objects with new materials, the relationship between the human body, technology, and nature form the background for a new production of space.
He studied at Stuttgart University, The Cooper Union and at Princeton University. Since 1996 he has been working as an architect. Recent national and international projects include Metropol Parasol, the redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnación in Seville, Spain; the Court of Justice in Hasselt, Belgium; Pavilion KA300, built in celebration of Karlsruhe’s 300th jubilee, and several public and infrastructural projects in Georgia—for example, an airport in Mestia, the border checkpoint in Sarpi, and three rest stops along the highway in Gori and Lochini. His work has been published and exhibited worldwide and is part of numerous collections including Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York and MoMA San Francisco  and also private collections. National and international awards include the Mies-van-der-Rohe-Award-Emerging-Architect-Special-Mention-2003, Winner Holcim Award Bronze 2005 and Winner Audi Urban Future Award 2010. He has taught at Princeton University, Harvard University, Kunsthochschule Berlin, the Architectural Association in London, the Columbia University, New York and at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Stadt.haus (Stadthalle Scharnhauser Park, Ostfildern), 1998–2002, exhibited in the Permanent Collection of Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York, the Biennial in Venice 2004, Arsenale and the German pavilion
Jürgen Mayer H. Der Architekt der Kurven. (Alternativtitel: J. Mayer H. – Architektur als Abenteuer.) documentary film, Germany, 2011, 26 min., book and direction: Claudius Gehr, production: planetfilm, NDR, arte, first broadcast: December 16, 2012 by arte.