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Herzog and De Meuron

Herzog and De Meuron

Jacques Herzog: April 19, 1950, Basel, Switzerland. (19 aprile 1950, Basilea, Svizzera).
Pierre de Meuron; May 8, 1950, Basel, Switzerland. (8 maggio 1950, Basilea, Svizzera).

Education (Educazione) - 1975 Received diplomas after study of architecture at the Swiss federal technical university (ETH) in Zurich.
Career (Carriera) - 1977 Were assistants to Professor Dolf Schnebli at the ETH Zurich. 1978 Founded their own office -- Herzog & de Meuron (Basel). 1983 Guest professor at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., the USA (Jaques Herzog). 1989 Guest professors at Harvard University, Cambridge. 1991 Guest professors at Tulane University, New Orleans. Independent Professorship for Architecture and Design ETH Zurich.
Awards (Premi) - 1987 Architecture prize of the Academy of the Arts in Berlin. 1988 The Andrea Palladio International Prize for Architecture, Vicenza, Italy. 2001 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureates.
Exhibition (Esposizioni) - 2002/03 - "Archaeology of the Mind" exhibition at Centre Canadien d'Architecture, Montréal 2003 - "Herzog & De Meuron: Natural History" exhibition at Centre Canadien d'Architecture, Montréal 2004/05 - "No. 250. An Exhibition: Beauty and Waste in the Architecture of Herzog & de Meuron", Rotterdam.

ARCHITETTURE

«Il pensiero sta alla mente dell'architetto come l'occhio al suo passo.» Frank Lloyd Wright (1957)