Male, Switzerland, born 04/19/1950

Associated with the firm network

Herzog and de Meuron, Architects

Professional History

Partner, Herzog and de Meuron, Architekten, BSA/SIA/ETH (HdeM), Basel, Switzerland, 1978-present; Herzog and de Meuron employed about 250 architects in their offices in Basel, London, Hamburg, New York, Barcelona, and Beijing, c. 2008.

Guest Professor, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. 1983; Guest Professor, an der Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1989; Guest Professor, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1991; Visiting Professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1994-present; Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland, 1999-present; Herzog co-founded ETH Studio Basel: Contemporary City Institute, Basel, Switzerland.

1987 Kunstpreis (Baukunst) der Akademie der Künste Berlin; Recipient, Pritzker Architecture Prize, (with Pierre de Meuron), 2001; Recipient, Praemium Imperiale, 2007


Architekturdiplom, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, 1970-1975; studied with Aldo Rossi and Dolf Schnebli; Assistant with Professor Dolf Schnebli, ETH Zürich, 1977;


1 daughter: Sophie;

Associated Locations

  • Basel, Switzerland (Architect's Birth)
    Basel, Switzerland

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PCAD id: 1402