Herzog & de Meuron

Santiago Espitia Berndt joined Herzog & de Meuron in 2011, became an Associate in 2017 and Partner in 2020. Notable projects include the Jade residential tower in Miami, the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem and the Berggruen Institute Campus in Los Angeles. His current projects are mainly located in Switzerland and Germany, with a strong focus on office buildings such as Alba-Haus and Idorsia in Allschwil, Mailandstrasse in Basel, and Elementum, a large-scale refurbishment and extension for a multi-tenant office building in the center of Munich. He has also shaped a wide variety of projects ranging from small-scale architectural interventions to large-scale urban planning, including the development of the city district around the heritage-protected Paketposthalle in Munich-Neuhausen.

Santiago earned his degree in architecture in 2011 at the ETH Zurich. He is the recipient of the ETH Medal and the ETH Hatt-Bucher Prize.