Peter Zumthor

Architect Haldenstein / Switzerland

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Peter Zumthor
Peter Zumthor
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1943 Born in Basel, trained as cabinetmaker in his father’s workshop and studied design and architecture at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Basel, and the Pratt Institute, New York. Since 1979 he has had his own architectural practice in Haldenstein, Graubünden, Switzerland. Visiting professorships at South California Institute of Architecture, SCI-ARC, Los Angeles, 1988; at the Technical University, Munich, 1989; and at the Graduate School of Design, GSD, Harvard University, Boston, 1999. From 1996 to 2008 professor at the Accademia di architettura, Università della Svizzera italiana, Mendrisio.