(b. 1950)

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Swiss architects. Jacques Herzog (1950– ) and Pierre De Meuron (1950– ) formed their partnership in 1978, later joined (1991) by Harry Gugger (1956– ) and (1994) by Christine Binswanger (1964– ). Among their works are the Goetz Gallery, Munich (1992), the Chocolate and Caramel Factory, Mulhouse, France (1993), and the Signal-Box, Basel Hauptbahnhof, Switzerland (1995). In 1995 they won the architectural competition to design the Tate Gallery of Modern Art inside Sir Giles Gilbert Scott's redundant Bankside Power Station, London: the building (1995–9) has proved very popular. Following this success, they designed the Rudin House, Leymen, Ht.-Rhin, France (1996–7), the Caricature and Cartoon Museum, Basel (1994–6), the Studio Rémy Zaugg, Mulhouse-Pfastatt, France (1995–6), the Dominus Winery, Yountville, CA, USA (1995–8), the Küppersmühle Art Museum, Duisburg, Germany (1996–9), the Hypo-Bank, Theatinerstrasse, Munich (1996–2002), the Kunsthaus, Arrau, Switzerland (1997–2001), the Laban Dance Centre, London (1997–2002—which won an RIBA Award (2003) ), the Miuccia Fashion Store, Tokyo, Japan (2002–3), and the Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany (2003–5). Their work has won many plaudits on both sides of the Atlantic.

J. Herzog & De Meuron (2002);G. Mack (1996, 1996a);Stungo (2002);Ursprung (ed.) (2000);Wang (1998);Yoshida (ed.) (2002)

Subjects: Architecture.

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