The Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron was commissioned to restore the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Power Station, built in 1904, and transform it into an art manufacturing hub. In the 1950s, half the original structure – the Boiler House – was demolished.
The start of construction work on the Titlis Project in Engelberg, scheduled for completion in 2029, has been announced. In 2017, the firm Herzog & de Meuron was commissioned to renovate the Alpine resort of Titlis, located 3,000 meters above sea lev
The metal roof, a reinterpretation of the Greek agora, presides the garden and marks the start of the stoa, which functions as an axis through the park, the existing building, the historic courtyards, and the exhibition spaces...
The design for a home for works of the American sculptor Alexander Calder has been unveiled. The location is Downtown Philadelphia and the budget is close to 70 million euros. This joint project of the Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron and the Dutch gar
The stadium of Basel’s local football team, originally designed by Herzog & de Meuron and completed in 2002, will be renovated by the same Swiss firm. In the refurbishment project, photovoltaic panels replace the translucent bulging plastic eleme
The Royal College of Art has officially opened its new campus in the Battersea district of southwest London, beside its old premises. The Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron won the 2016 competition through a flexible scheme that would adapt to the constan
A work of Herzog & de Meuron, the building is a triangular glass disc with edges rounded to follow the shape of the site. The complex is characterized by a sawtooth roof that stretches in an east-to-west...
The Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has designed the new Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, which is leaving its original site in Overton Park after more than a century. The 10,405-square-meter building will stand at the intersection of Union Avenue and
A new wing has been discreetly added to the complex of brick industrial buildings that were originally transformed by the studio in the 1990s into a museum of contemporary art. Aligned with the rest of the industrial constructions near Duisburg’s Inn
Devoted to contemporary visual culture, the M+ Museum is the flagship of a project that seeks to transform the city into an artistic hub with an international reach. On the banks of Victoria Harbour, the museum is organized in an inverted T, with a s
On a busy thoroughfare in the heart of Gangnam District, a hermetic-looking triangular prism contains eleven floors of office spaces and the headquarters of a cultural foundation. The concrete used on the facade has an organic texture achieved throug
Until it closed down in 2011, the Dogpatch power station was the last still-operating infrastructural building in what had been one of the busiest industrial areas on the US West Coast, a neighborhood now undergoing a gentrification process: in the E
Several historic maps were overlapped to reveal the gradual changes of the site’s identity and geometry. The new park retraces the former shoreline of the Neva River, reorganizes urban flows, integrates into the city, and connects green public spaces
More elaborated plans for the latest revamp of the Roche campus in Basel (Switzerland) have been unveiled. With the transfer to the research center now under construction in the north zone, the pharmaceutical company’s offices and laboratories in the
The firm Herzog & de Meuron recently completed the renovation and new extension of the Stadtcasino Basel. Built in 1876, this concert hall is one of Europe’s oldest, world-renowned for its acoustics. What started as an urban study in 2012 has resulte
The fire that in 1872 devastated an area of the city recently renamed Tokyo was seized by the Meiji government as an opportunity to implant on its streets the European-style model of modernization that it was trying to institute in the country. This
The Basel firm Herzog & de Meuron, in collaboration with Zurich-based Vogt Landscape Architects, has won the competition for the urban development – including apartments, workplaces, and recreational areas – of Hamburg's Grasbrook district. The proje
Along the A13 highway outside Andeer, a municipality in the Swiss canton of Graubünden, the firm Herzog & de Meuron will build a chapel with four 10-meter-high white walls positioned at angles to support each other in a play of inclinations. Chal
The Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron won the bid to build a museum devoted to the history and construction of China’s Grand Canal – a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2014 – in the city of Hangzhou, at the junction of the canal and the Hanggang Rive
In 2009, Herzog & de Meuron in cooperation with Michel Desvigne won the invited competition for the master plan of Lyon Confluence 2, an area at the end of the peninsula between the Rhône and Sâone, there where the two rivers converge. Once the urban
A park comprising pavilions of widely differing forms, sizes, and functions is now under construction in Jinhua. The theme of each pavilion was chosen by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. The architectural concepts developed for the new city center of th
Lincoln Road is a busy shopping and dining promenade in Miami Beach where bars and restaurants are open day and night. In 2010, the Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron completed a project at number 1111 that encompassed several elements: the preexisting Su
Skolkovo is the Russian government initiative for a new urban community at the 3rd ring of Moscow, 17 km west from the Kremlin. Built ex nihilo, the aim of Skolkovo is to create a globally reputed center for innovative technology. The original master
Herzog & de Meuron designed the Porta Volta chair for the Italian furniture brand Molteni&C. A special-edition Porta Volta will be featured in the main reading room at the new National Library of Israel in Jerusalem, which the Swiss firm also
It is not only their professional success, but also the wisdom of a creative undertaking they have maintained over the course of four decades, that has given Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron an indisputable spot on the summit of great architects o
After two decades, the Swiss partners again exhibit in London, a city that saw their first international success with the opening of Tate Modern.
On view from 14 July to 15 October 2023 at the Royal Academy of Arts in London is an exhibition on the architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron (H&dM), founded in Basel in 1978. Curated by Vicky Richardson in close collaboration with H&deM, the show is o
The architects behind museums in San Francisco, Miami and Minneapolis, and the Powerhouse Arts Complex, in Brooklyn, are the subjects of a major exhibition, in London... The New York Times: This Time, Herzog & de Meuron Are Inside the Museum
Arquia’s new base in Madrid officially opened with an encounter where eight architects, in person and in writing, reflected on the profession.
Veritable classics of contemporary architecture, Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron have been exceedingly successful in combining an inalienably artistic idea of architecture with an efficient response to the changing scenarios of globalization, and
Imagine that Renzo Piano is a cell. The nucleus of his DNA would be an image of the shipyards of the city of Genoa; if the cell were Norman Foster, the helix would be the sequence of a science fiction cartoon strip; and if the cell were the duo Jacqu
Construction of Herzog & de Meuron’s ‘Triangle’ is to begin in Paris at the end of the year, after 15 of legal battles. The tower will be the tallest to go up in Paris since 1973. Building work is programmed for completion in 2026... Libération:
Beijing National Stadium, known as the Bird’s Nest, the main venue for the Beijing Olympic Games. The Tate Modern, London’s famous art gallery and one of the largest museums for modern art in the world. The Allianz Arena, Munich’s football stadium. .
The opening ceremony for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo has taken place in the Japan National Stadium, a work of Kengo Kuma, which presents a sophisticated composition of timber trusses and vegetation in its galleries. Sport events mark our everyday
Early on, I had two great masters: an artist, Joseph Beuys, and an architect, Aldo Rossi. With them I began to lay the intellectual and formal foundations of my architecture. Rossi was in our time the best-known professor at the school, and he had pl
Luis Fernández-Galiano was twice on a scholarship program of the Fundación Juan March – in Spain in 1976-1977 and abroad in 1966-1968 – but his first lecture at the foundation headquarters took place in 2010. In the course of a decade thereafter, he
Contemporary Swedish photography museum Fotografiska announced plans to launch its newest outpost in Berlin...
The first building of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron in Toronto – to be caried out in collaboration with the local firm Quadrangle – will also, when completed, be the city’s tallest, and perhaps the first Canadian sequel of the ‘supertall’ fever
For centuries architects were at the service of religious powers-that-be, and temples had priority over all other kinds of buildings. Maybe this explains why so many of today’s veterans are so eager to be commissioned to build churches and chapels. A
Basel, to many, means pharmaceutical industry and finance; to others, museums and the art market; and to not a few, Roger Federer and Herzog & de Meuron, the gold standards of tennis and architecture. Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron round the
Herzog & de Meuron, celebrating a career
United in professional practice and friendship, Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron together turn 70 this spring, and Basel, the birthplace of both, celebrates with them. Though the best of architects are not always prophets in their own land, these
Stretching a total of 1,776 kilometers, the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is one of the most impressive constructions on the planet and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2014, hence the Chinese government’s interest in presenting the histor
Architecture is in crisis. So is criticism. Fragmented into narratives and poetics, the former can’t quite find its place in late-stage capitalism. The latter, ignored by the public, media, and architects themselves, has lost the regulatory role it o
Set amid the tight mass of skyscrapers of Hong Kong, Herzog & de Meuron’s new Tai Kwun Art and Heritage Centre may be modest in size, but certainly not in conceptual aspiration nor in originality. Beyond the talent of its architects, this signals som
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