Herzog & de Meuron

Andreas Fries has been Partner at Herzog & de Meuron since 2011. He first joined the Basel office in 1999 as an intern. Since 2002, he has been collaborating as an architect on various international projects, being also stationed for several years at Herzog & de Meuron’s Barcelona office. He is responsible for projects such as Stadtcasino, Helvetia Campus and Asklepios 8 in Basel, Titlis 3020 in Engelberg, Switzerland, Vitra Schaudepot in Weil am Rhein, Germany, Winery Bélair-Monange in Saint-Émilion, France, Feltrinelli Porta Volta and Museo della Resistenza in Milan, Italy, Grand Canal Museum in Hangzhou, China, Iglesia en Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, or SongEun Art Space in Seoul, South Korea. Besides his work in the projects, he has also been part of Herzog & de Meuron’s Executive Board since 2011.

He is a member of the Federation of Swiss Architects BSA/FSA and based on his experience in working with heritage buildings, was nominated as member of the Basel Historical Buildings and Monuments Council in 2021. He has been teaching at the YAC Academy in Bologna, Italy, since 2021.

Andreas studied architecture at ETH Zürich, Switzerland, from 1996-2002, with student exchanges at the EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland and the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. In 2002, he graduated from ETH with a Master of Architecture with 1st Class Honors.

Selected Projects