Jacques Herzog

Jacques Herzog


Jacques Herzog established Herzog & de Meuron with Pierre de Meuron in Basel in 1978. He studied architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ) from 1970 to 1975 with Aldo Rossi and Dolf Schnebli. He was a visiting tutor at Cornell University, USA in 1983. With Pierre de Meuron, he is visiting professor at Harvard University, USA (1989, 1994-). From 1999 until 2018 he was professor at ETH Zürich and co-founder of ETH Studio Basel – Contemporary City Institute. In 2001, he was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize with Pierre de Meuron, and together they cofounded the charitable foundation Jacques Herzog und Pierre de Meuron Kabinett, Basel in 2015.