Peter Zumthor. Three Concepts
The craftsmanship of his buildings, their physical presence, simplicity and sensitive use of materials create an extraordinary impression. All of Zumthor's projects proceed from a patient search for a basic composition. So-called structu...more
Peter Zumthor was born on April 26, 1943, the son of a cabinet maker, Oscar Zumthor, in Basel, Switzerland. He trained as a cabinet maker from 1958 to 1962. From 1963-67, he studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Vorkurs and Fachklasse with further studies in design at Pratt Institute in New York.
In 1967, he was employed by the C ...more