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Mia Hägg


Mia Hägg is an architect and the founder of Habiter Autrement, initially based in Paris and, subsequently, in Locarno. Since 2007, Habiter Autrement has designed housing and commercial buildings as well as various masterplans. The approach to innovative public housing has been a particular focus for the practice and the office has built three award-winning projects in Bordeaux as well as one in Paris. In her early career, at Ateliers Jean Nouvel, she was employed as Assistant Project Manager on the Dentsu Tower, Tokyo and later at, Herzog & de Meuron, as Project Manager for the National Stadium of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Mia Hägg has been teaching Master and Bachelor levels at UCLovain in Tournai, Belgium and at the Accademia di Architettura in Mendrisio, Switzerland. She is regularly invited to give lectures at academic institutions and to join juries internationally, most recently the 2022 EU/Mies van der Rohe Prize jury. She participated in the Venice Biennale in 2012 and 2016. Mia Hägg is a committee member of Europan Sweden and of the Swiss Federation of Architects in Ticino.



Mia Hägg