Hans Hollein was born on March the 30th, 1934 in Vienna, Austria, he is an architect and designer.
Hollein received a diploma from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna in 1956. During 1959 he attended the Illinois Institute of Technology and then in 1960, the University of California located in what is now called Berkeley. Afterwards, he worked for various agencies in Sweden and the United States of America before returning to Vienna, founding his own agency in 1964.
In 1985 Hollein was awarded the Pritzker Prize.