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28 May 2017
Peter Zumthor News
Peter Zumthor News
Fondation Beyeler Extension Plans Designed by Peter Zumthor, Riehen, Switzerland
The Swiss art gallery originally designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) has revealed three new buildings to accommodate its growing art patron base, as well as education programs and events.
12 Aug + 5 May, 2016
LACMA Building Extension, Los Angeles, CA, USA
images © Atelier Peter Zumthor & Partner
LACMA Building Extension by Peter Zumthor Architect
The LACMA building will begin its environmental review process this summer, with construction set to start in 2018 and conclude in 2023.
Elaine Wynn, who is one of the world’s top art collectors and became a museum co-chair last year, has pledged $50m to the project. At the same time, former Univision chairman A. Jerrold Perenchio has promised $25m.
Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative
Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative – 24 Oct 2013
Seven celebrated ‘artists’ who will mentor seven young artists in 2014-15 are announced, including Peter Zumthor for architecture.
Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has gained international renown for his timeless buildings that incorporate his masterful use of materials and light. He was recently commissioned by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to replace some of the existing structures with a new solar-powered building. In 2009, he won the Pritzker Prize, architecture’s highest honour.
Peter Zumthor : Royal Gold Medal for architecture
photograph : Gerry Ebner
Royal Gold Medal for architecture
The world renowned Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has been named today as the recipient of one of the world’s most prestigious architecture prizes, the Royal Gold Medal. Given in recognition of a lifetime’s work, the Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by Her Majesty the Queen and is given to a person or group of people who have had a significant influence “either directly or indirectly on the advancement of architecture”.
The witch monument, Vardø, Norway
The witch monument is a memorial to the victims of atrocities during the burning of witches in Vardø. The monument is a collaboration between the artist Louise Bourgeois and architect Peter Zumthor.
Vardø is the place in Norway where most witches were condemned and burned at the stake. Between 1598 and 1692 135 persons were indicted and 91 were executed as witches in Finnmark, the vast majority in Vardø. Many of these were of Sami ancestry. The monument is erected at the place where the burning of witches originally happened, Steilneset in Vardø. e-architect hope to bring you images of this extraordinary memorial soon.
Peter Zumthor – News in 2011
Peter Zumthor Serpentine Pavilion
Peter Zumthor : Serpentine Pavilion design – more details added 15 Jun 2011
Peter Zumthor design for the 2011 Serpentine Pavilion to open on the 1st of July in London. This feels appropriate as some of the best architects in the world have designed recent pavilions from Zaha Hadid to Frank Gehry, SANAA and this year Jean Nouvel.
Peter Zumthor Building – Latest Photos
Peter Zumthor – Latest Design
A Secular Retreat
Architect: Peter Zumthor
image from Living Architecture
Living Architecture Houses
Peter Zumthor is frequently described as the greatest architect at work in the world today, and has recently been awarded the internationally prestigious Pritzker Prize. He is famous for his baths at Vals in Switzerland, as well as for his Bruder Chapel outside Cologne in Germany and his Kolumba Museum in Cologne itself. Peter Zumthor is a master of craftsmanship, and an expert in the use of natural materials, which gives his buildings an eternal quality. For Living Architecture, Peter Zumthor is designing his first project in the UK – a hill-top retreat, to which people will be able to go for periods of sustained work and reflection.
Peter Zumthor Architect – Key Projects
Principal Building by Peter Zumthor architect
Major Projects by Peter Zumthor architect, alphabetical:
Chapel, Sogn Benedetg, Switzerland
Museum of Modern Art, Cologne : Architecture Competition, 1997
photograph : Studio Red
Peter Zumthor design : Bruder Klaus Kapelle (Brother Klaus Chapel)
St Benedict Chapel, Switzerland
More buildings, projects + information from Peter Zumthor Architects online soon
Most famous building : Thermal Baths, Vals
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Peter Zumthor – Practice Information
Peter Zumthor Architects studio based in Haldenstein, Canton Graubunden, nr. Chur
Peter Zumthor Architect : Swiss Architecture Studio
Born in 1943 in Basel, Switzerland
Peter Zumthor – Architecture Education
Pratt Institute, New York, USA
Current Building Project
Dia Foundation Estate Project, Beacon, New York, USA
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