Esther Zumsteg

Esther Zumsteg

Senior Partner

Esther Zumsteg is partner in charge of the kitchen and director of the Kabinett. The development of open, experimental approaches and platforms for the presentation, communication, and documentation of the current active projects and completed archive projects of Herzog & de Meuron are at the core of her activities. She established the kitchen – a multidisciplinary team that works on exhibitions, books, publications, the company’s website, and special projects extending from the complete works of the architectural practice.

 

Esther received her degree in architecture from ETH Zurich in 1990. She joined Herzog & de Meuron in 2000, was Head of Communications from 2003 to 2014, became Partner in 2009, and Senior Partner in 2018. She is a member of the foundation board of the Jacques Herzog und Pierre de Meuron Kabinett, Basel, since its founding in 2015.