Peter Zumthor Biography

Architect, Educator(1943–)
Peter Zumthro is a Swiss architect who won the Pritzker Prize in 2009 and is known for his minimalist, pure aesthetic.

Synopsis

Peter Zumthro is a Swiss architect who won the Pritzker Prize in 2009 and is known for his minimalist, pure aesthetic. He founded his own firm in 1979 and his practice has since grown. His best known projects are the Kunsthaus Bregenz in Austria, the thermal bathes in Vals, Switzerland and the Kolumba in Cologne. Zumthro believes that architecture needs to be appreciated first-hand.

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