Herzog & de Meuron to overhaul Harvard GSD’s Gund Hall

Architecture firms Herzog & de Meuron and Beyer Blinder Belle have been enlisted to renovate and expand the main building at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, in order to support “groundbreaking collaborations” between its programmes. The Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) revealed today, 26 July 2018, that Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron

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Herzog & de Meuron reveals plans for “horizontal skyscrapers” in Moscow

Herzog & de Meuron has unveiled plans for two apartments blocks built on stilts, as part of its redevelopment of an abandoned brewery on the banks of the Moscow River. The Swiss architects plans to restore the Badaevskiy Brewery in the centre of the Russian capital will include building two residential blocks raised 35 metres above the ground. Dubbed

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Herzog & de Meuron completes Jade Signature skyscraper in Miami

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has completed a residential tower north of Miami Beach, featuring terraces formed by extended concrete floor slabs. Set to open officially on 16 March 2018, the Jade Signature development is located beside the beach in the Sunny Isles district and includes 192 condominiums. The 57-storey concrete tower, which tapers

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Council saves Herzog & de Meuron’s Chelsea football stadium from neighbours’ injunction

An injunction that would have prevented Herzog & de Meuron from redeveloping Chelsea FC’s football stadium has been blocked by the local council, paving the way for construction to begin. Planning permission was granted for the £500 million overhaul of the west London football club’s 41,837-seat Stamford Bridge stadium in January 2017. But a group of

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Herzog & de Meuron unveils plans for trio of residential towers in Basel

Swiss practice Herzog & de Meuron has won a competition to design a new masterplan for Basel’s Nordspitze area, including three residential skyscrapers. The masterplan by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Mueron’s Basel-based firm will transform a commercial area of the city into a new urban quarter, with high-density residential blocks and two new parks. Three slim, cylindrical towers are planned

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Herzog & de Meuron wins contest for Swiss bank on the shore of Lake Geneva

Herzog & de Meuron has unveiled its designs for the new headquarters of Swiss wealth management service and private bank Lombard Odier, which will overlook Lake Geneva.  The building by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron’s Basel-based firm will provide workspaces for 2,600 people, as well as a 600-seat auditorium and a staff canteen. This will bring together some

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Watch the Pierre de Meuron and Charles Jencks discuss Elbphilharmonie live from World Architecture Festival

Herzog & de Meuron’s Pierre de Meuron and architecture critic Charles Jencks swap roles in this panel discussion at the World Architecture Festival 2017 in Berlin. Watch the livestream here from 5.15pm UK time. The livestream has now ended, but you can still watch the talk in full above or on Dezeen’s Facebook page. In

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Herzog & de Meuron reveals design for new £108 million RCA campus

Herzog & de Meuron has submitted a planning application for the new Royal College of Art campus in London’s Battersea, revealing a design that features textured brickwork and a sawtooth roof profile. The Swiss firm won a competition in late 2016 to design a new £108 million campus for London’s foremost art and design school. A

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Herzog & de Meuron reveals plans for skyscraper and exhibition hall at Stockholm gasworks

The cylindrical frame of a gasholder at Stockholm’s old gasworks will host an events space, in plans by Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron that will see another of the structures demolished to make way for a skyscraper. Called Gasklockan, the residential development is overseen by Oscar Properties and is being constructed on the site of the

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Herzog & de Meuron unveils mountain-ridge campus for Berggruen Institute in LA

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has taken cues from “monastic architecture” to design a research campus high above Los Angeles. After a lengthy process, the studio was selected for the project by the Berggruen Institute – founded in 2010 with the aim to “study and apply new ideas to the workings of social, economic,

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Public hotel guests’ X-rated activities anger New York neighbours

Horny guests at New York’s newly opened hotel Public are ruffling the feathers of neighbours by leaving the curtains open while they have sex. Developed by legendary hotelier Ian Schrager and designed by Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron, the 28-storey building at 215 Chrystie Street has only been open for two months. But complaints

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Public hotel by Herzog & de Meuron features fuss-free bedrooms “like cabins on a yacht”

Photographs of New York’s latest hotel Public, designed by Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron, have emerged following its opening last week. Public is the brainchild of legendary hotelier Ian Schrager, who opened the 367-room venture in the city’s Bowery neighbourhood in response to growing competition from Airbnb. He enlisted architecture firm Herzog & de

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“The hotel industry is in denial about Airbnb” says Ian Schrager as Public hotel opens in New York

Legendary New York hotelier Ian Schrager has unveiled Public, a hotel concept designed by Herzog & de Meuron to counter the threat of Airbnb. The hotel, located at 215 Chrystie Street in New York’s Bowery district, offers luxury without frills as well as an emphasis on social activity – an aspect that the home-sharing rival

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Kris Provoost photographs the most flamboyant architecture of China’s building boom

OMA’s trouser-shaped CCTV tower and Herzog & de Meuron’s Bird’s Nest stadium feature in this photo series by Kris Provoost, which documents the “weird architecture” China has tried to ban. Architect Kris Provoost, who lives and works in Shanghai, spent seven years creating The Beautified China photoset. In it he captures some of the more unusual projects created by world-renowned architecture practices

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Neo Bankside residents take Tate Modern to court over Herzog & de Meuron extension

Residents of Rogers Stirk Harbour’s Neo Bankside apartments are taking legal action against Tate Modern  to force the gallery to close part of the viewing platform of its recent Herzog & de Meuron-designed extension. Five residents have lodged a complaint with the High Court in London, claiming the museum’s viewing terrace has turned their daily lives into “a public exhibit for the

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Herzog & de Meuron uses staggered floors to create plant-covered terraces at Beirut tower

Staggered floor plates and set-back glazing create large planted terraces around this 119-metre tower by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron, which overlooks Beirut’s marina. Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron designed Beirut Terraces as part of a new masterplan developing around the St Georges Hotel. This area of the Lebanese capital is gradually being regenerated following a devastating car bomb attack

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Herzog & de Meuron to transform Brooklyn’s “Batcave” into creative hub

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron is set to turn a derelict power station on the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn into a manufacturing centre for designers and makers. Hoping to repeat its success with London’s Tate Modern, Herzog & de Meuron plans to overhaul the 113-year-old industrial building that has laid empty since the 1950s.

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Herzog & de Meuron’s Jenga-like 56 Leonard skyscraper photographed by Hufton + Crow

The stacked-blocked form of Herzog & de Meuron’s residential tower in Tribeca, New York, is shown in these images by photographers Hufton + Crow. The Swiss architecture firm’s 60-storey skyscraper at 56 Leonard Street towers over the comparatively low-rise neighbourhood. Hufton + Crow’s photos present the building as complete from the outside, after Instagram users

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Herzog & de Meuron secures permission to revamp Chelsea FC football stadium

Herzog & de Meuron has been granted planning permission to completely overhaul Chelsea FC’s London stadium, encasing it behind 264 sculptural brick pillars. The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham has unanimously approved the revamp of the football club’s Stamford Bridge stadium, which will increase spectator capacity up from 41,837 to 60,000. Switzerland-based Herzog & de Meuron is working with London architecture

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Drones offer fly-through preview of Herzog de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

For those who can’t wait for the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg to open next month, creative agency Jung von Matt has released an interactive movie tour of the building filmed by drones. Jung von Matt worked with producers Simon & Paul to create the movie tour of the opera house – a building designed by Swiss architects office Herzog & Meuron.

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Tate Modern Switch House captured in 360-degree photography

The future of photography is in 360 degrees according to British photographer Rod Edwards, who has created immersive views of Herzog & de Meuron’s new extension to the Tate Modern gallery. Rod Edwards has produced six 360-degree views of the Switch House, which opened this year in London, including one at the building’s entrance and one from

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Herzog & de Meuron’s Laban Dance Centre captured in new photographs

Thirteen years after Herzog & de Meuron completed its Stirling Prize-winning Laban Dance Centre in southeast London, British photographer Jim Stephenson has produced a new image series showing the building in use. Brighton-based Stephenson toured both the inside and outside of the contemporary dance school, which is best-known for its translucent polycarbonate and glass facade that displays a spectrum

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Herzog & de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie concert hall furnished with minimalist monochrome furniture

When designing the furniture for Herzog & de Meuron’s £163 million concert hall, Daniel Schöning, Eva Marguerre and Marcel Besau opted for a monochrome colour palette to keep the focus on the surrounding architecture. Schöning, an architect, enlisted the help of the Hamburg-based designers after he was commissioned to create the interior concept and furnishings

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Herzog & de Meuron wins contest for new Royal College of Art campus

Herzog & de Meuron has been selected to design the new Royal College of Art campus in Battersea, southwest London. The Swiss firm led by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron – ranked fourth in the Dezeen Hot List – won an invited competition to design the £108 million Battersea South campus for the Royal College of

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Herzog & de Meuron to extend Mies van der Rohe’s Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has revealed its competition-winning plans to extend the Mies van der Rohe-designed Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, creating a new museum for 20th-century art. The Museum of the 20th Century will be connected to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s 1968 Neue Nationalgalerie building via an underground tunnel. Located at Berlin’s

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Herzog & de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie Hamburg announces completion in lights

Herzog & de Meuron’s long-delayed Hamburg concert hall has announced its completion to the city in huge illuminated letters. On the evening of Monday 31 October, the facade of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg was lit up to spell out “FERTIG” – German for “COMPLETED” – marking the end of a 10-year construction period. A photo posted by

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Herzog & de Meuron completes gabled Feltrinelli Porta Volta building in Milan

A grid of glazing covers the long, gabled form of this Milan building designed by Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron to host a research centre and offices. The Feltrinelli Porta Volta building occupies a plot of land in the city’s Porta Volta district – named after a gate in the 16th-century walls that once surrounded the city. Its elongated and pointed volume is carved up

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Herzog & de Meuron and Studio Gang on shortlist for new RCA campus

Herzog & de Meuron, Studio Gang and Diller Scofidio + Renfro are among the star-studded list of architects in the running to design a new campus for London’s Royal College of Art. Swiss architect Christian Kerez, Belgian firm Robbrecht en Daem, French office Lacaton & Vassal and London studio Serie Architects are also on the seven-strong shortlist for the RCA’s Battersea South More

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I understand why China is banning “weird” architecture, says Jacques Herzog

Swiss architect Jacques Herzog has declared his support for plans by the Chinese government to curb the number of flamboyant and “weird” buildings in the country. Jacques Herzog – co-director of Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron – said China’s construction boom has allowed Western architects to use the country as a testing ground for projects that would not otherwise More

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Tate Modern Switch House by Herzog & de Meuron opens to the public

These new images by British photographer Jim Stephenson offer a look around Herzog & de Meuron’s extension to Tate Modern in London, which officially opened on Friday (+ slideshow). The 64.5-metre-high tower creates 60 per cent more exhibition space for the London gallery, which has become one of the city’s most important cultural attractions since it opened in 2000. More

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Herzog & de Meuron reveals more photos of new Vitra Design Museum gallery

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has released a full set of images of the Vitra Schaudepot – a new gallery for the permanent collection of the Frank Gehry-designed Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany (+ slideshow). Opening this week, the gabled brick building presents the first permanent exhibition of the Vitra Design Museum’s vast collection, which includes More

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Herzog & de Meuron’s 56 Leonard “Jenga tower” nears completion in New York

The Jenga-like form of Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron’s residential skyscraper in Tribeca, New York, has been captured by Instagram users ahead of its imminent completion. Located at 56 Leonard Street in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighbourhood, the 60-storey tower appears largely complete apart from a section of external elevator scaffolding that remains on one side. More

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Tate Modern releases first images of Herzog & de Meuron’s Switch House extension

This set of images by photographer Iwan Baan provides a first look inside Herzog & de Meuron’s extension to the Tate Modern art gallery, set to open next month in London (+ slideshow). The ten-storey tower is situated at the southeast corner of the former Bankside Power Station, which Swiss studio Herzog & de Meuron More

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Herzog & de Meuron’s Tate Modern extension nears completion

With just over a month to go before London’s Tate Modern opens its new Herzog & de Meuron-designed wing, Instagram users have been sharing images of the angular brick structure. Set to launch on 17 June, just over 16 years after Tate Modern first opened, the south wing will significantly increase gallery space, as well as providing new subterranean spaces More

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Herzog & de Meuron releases new images of National Library of Israel

Herzog & de Meuron has released further imagery of its curving, stone-clad National Library of Israel, which is now under construction and scheduled to complete in 2020 (+ slideshow). The new images reveal new details about the interior and exterior of the 34,000-square-metre library, which the Swiss firm is designing with Israeli firm Shinar Architects for a landscaped site in More

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Herzog & de Meuron adds new gallery building to Vitra Design Museum

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has completed a new gallery to house the permanent collection of the Frank Gehry-designed Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany. Set to open in June, the Schaudepot is Herzog & de Meuron’s second building at the Vitra Campus – the ever-growing headquarters of the Swiss furniture brand, which also features architecture by Zaha More

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Architects made up as drag queens to promote Parity Talks series

Architects Le Corbusier, Herzog & de Meuron and Gottfried Semper are depicted in drag to promote a series of talks about the industry’s gender imbalance at Swiss university ETH Zurich. The architecture department (D-ARCH) at ETH worked with local graphic designers Völlm+Walthert to feminise the portraits of the architects. “The message was one: provocative, and More

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Herzog & de Meuron’s Blavatnik School of Government “inspired by parliamentary spaces”

Official images have been released revealing the tiered form of Herzog & de Meuron’s school of government and public policy at the University of Oxford, England (+ slideshow). The Swiss firm designed the building to host one of Oxford’s newest departments, the Blavatnik School of Government. It was founded in 2010 with a contentious £75 million donation from the More

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All architecture needs a humanitarian approach, says Jacques Herzog

Architecture is a fundamentally humanitarian profession according to Swiss architect Jacques Herzog, who believes a building’s success should be judged on whether it is filled with people. “I hope that every architect has a humanitarian approach to architecture,” Herzog told Dezeen. “I think architecture is about that, I really do.” “I would be sad and cynical if More

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Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion paid homage to its predecessors

Movie: in the next instalment of our exclusive video series, gallery director Julia Peyton-Jones explains why Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei dug into the ground to create their 2012 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei teamed up in 2012 to create a sunken pavilion that rose just 1.5 metres above ground More

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Herzog & de Meuron creates subterranean gallery for Musée Unterlinden in Colmar

Herzog & de Meuron has completed an extension to the Musée Unterlinden in Colmar, France, creating a new underground gallery accessed via a monumental cast-concrete staircase (+ slideshow). The Swiss firm has added nearly 2,000 square metres of floor space to the museum, which occupies a cluster of historical buildings including a 13th century convent and an early-20th-century More

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New images unveiled of Herzog & de Meuron’s latest Manhattan condo building

Swiss studio Herzog & de Meuron and American developer Ian Schrager have released new renderings of their latest collaboration – a curvy residential tower overlooking New York’s Hudson River (+ slideshow). Sales launched today for 160 Leroy, a 49-unit, 15-storey building that spans a full city block in the West Village neighbourhood. Prices range from More

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Herzog & de Meuron reveals latest plans for Chelsea football stadium redesign

Herzog & de Meuron has unveiled its final design for the revamp of Chelsea FC’s London stadium, with a brick and steel addition it describes as a “contemporary sculpted form” (+ slideshow). The Swiss firm is working with London architecture firm Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands on the overhaul of the west London football club’s 41,837-seat Stamford Bridge […]

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Herzog & de Meuron designs “curvaceous and sexy” apartments on New York’s Hudson

Herzog & de Meuron has designed a curving white concrete apartment block for New York’s West Village, the latest in its ongoing collaboration with developer Ian Schrager. Planned for a site overlooking the Hudson River, 160 Leroy will offer 49 luxury homes in a building billed as “curvaceous, sensual, free-flowing, seductive and sexy”. It will be the latest in a […]

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Herzog & de Meuron designs art museum made of stacked wooden boxes in Vancouver

The Vancouver Art Gallery has unveiled a conceptual design for its new building by Herzog & de Meuron, featuring a series of stacked volumes clad in wood. The 310,000-square-foot (28,800-square-metre) building by the Swiss architecture studio will be located in downtown Vancouver, Canada. It will house 85,000-square-feet (7,900-square-metres) of gallery space, more than double the museum’s […]

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Staircase towers form corners of Uster apartment building by Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron has completed a concrete apartment building on the outskirts of Zurich, which has staircases housed in four cylindrical corner towers (+ slideshow). The eight-storey block is located in Zellweger Park, Uster – a former industrial park that is being converted into a residential and commercial neighbourhood centred around a public park and […]

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A Striking Stacked Building By Herzog & De Meuron

Designed by Basel-based architects Herzog & de Meuron, ‘VitraHaus’ is a five-story stacked structure located in Weil am…

This week we like: Herzog & de Meuron

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron dominated the news last week, winning permission to build Paris’ first skyscraper for 40 years and unveiling its redesign of Chelsea FC’s stadium. The studio even found time to finish a mountain-top restaurant and cable-car station. Read all our stories about Herzog & de Meuron »

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Six football stadiums designed by Herzog & de Meuron (and one Bird’s Nest)

With Herzog & de Meuron’s proposed revamp of Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge stadium unveiled this week, Dezeen looks at all the stadiums designed by the Swiss firm, which is headed by avid football fan and regular player Jacques Herzog. London: plans for the rebuilding of Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea FC, were shown to the public this […]

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Images emerge of Herzog & de Meuron’s Chelsea football stadium transformation

The first images of Herzog & de Meuron’s proposed revamp of Chelsea FC’s London stadium have emerged as part of a three-day public consultation. The Swiss firm led by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron is working with London architecture firm Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands on the overhaul of the football club’s 41,837-seat Stamford Bridge stadium in west London, […]

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Paris to get first skyscraper since the 70s as Herzog & de Meuron’s triangle tower approved

Paris is to get its first skyscraper for over 40 years after Herzog & de Meuron won planning permission for its 180-metre-high Tour Triangle. Plans for the controversial triangular tower were approved by city councillors last night, overturning the decision made by the same committee in November last year to reject the tower. Anne Hidalgo, the pro-development mayor […]

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Herzog & de Meuron completes a mountain-top restaurant around a cable-car station

Architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron has reframed the cable-car station on the top of Switzerland’s Chäserrugg mountain by enveloping it within a wooden restaurant building (+ slideshow). Located in a ski resort within Switzerland’s Toggenburg region, the Chäserrugg building stands at the peak of the mountain at an altitude of approximately 2,260 metres. It completely surrounds the 1970s-built cable […]

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Herzog & de Meuron presents an alternative to “pompous and unsustainable” Expo pavilions

Milan Expo 2015: this trio of wooden pavilions was designed by Herzog & de Meuron to showcase the principles of the Slow Food movement, which promotes regional gastronomy and a slow pace of life (+ slideshow). Swiss architect Jacques Herzog – one of the original masterplanners of the Milan Expo 2015, before he and his collaborators walked off […]

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Herzog & de Meuron’s Bordeaux Stadium is framed by a forest of slender columns

Herzog & de Meuron has completed a monumental new stadium in Bordeaux framed by 900 slim white columns, one of the key venues for next year’s Euro football championship,  (+ slideshow). Officially inaugurated on Monday, the 42,000-seat Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux will host five matches during the UEFA Euro 2016 competition, and will become the home stadium of French team FC […]

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New photographs reveal the inside of Herzog & de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie

These new shots by London-based photographer Peter Guenzel offer a look inside Herzog & de Meuron’s unfinished Hamburg concert hall, which is still two years away from completion (+ slideshow). The severely delayed Elbphilharmonie Hamburg is set to open its doors on 11 January 2017, 10 years after construction first began, and will boast three auditoriums including […]

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Milan Expo will be an “obsolete vanity fair” says Jacques Herzog

Architect Jacques Herzog has launched an attack against the 2015 Milan Expo – for which he was one of the original masterplanners –  branding it a vanity fair that he thinks will be embarrassing and a waste of money. Herzog, one of the two founders of Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron, said he believed the Milan […]

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Herzog & de Meuron designs Miu Miu store in Tokyo’s Aoyama district

Swiss architecture studio Herzog & de Meuron has completed an “understated” box-like shop for Italian fashion brand Miu Miu in Tokyo to contrast with the firm’s all-glass Prada store across the street (+ slideshow). Herzog & de Meuron designed the 720-metre-square building on Miyuki Street in Tokyo’s Aoyama District, close to the famous Omotesando Street […]

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Herzog & de Meuron unveils updated design for Hong Kong M+ museum

News: Herzog & de Meuron has revealed the latest images of its design for M+, the new museum of visual culture that recently broke ground in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District (+ slideshow). Set to become one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary visual culture in the world, the 60,000-square-metre building will be dedicated […]
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Construction of Herzog & de Meuron’s M+ museum begins in Hong Kong

News: construction is now underway on M+, a new museum of visual culture in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District designed by Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron. A ceremony on 29 January marked the ground breaking of the 60,000-square-metre museum dedicated to art, design, architecture and film, which is now scheduled for completion in 2018. […]
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Completion in sight for Herzog & de Meuron’s £617-million Elbphilharmonie concert hall

News: Herzog & de Meuron’s severely delayed concert hall for the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie finally has an opening date set for 2017, but its price tag is now more than 10 times the original estimate. The city government has confirmed that Elbphilharmonie Hamburg will open its doors on 11 January 2017, 10 years after construction first began to convert […]
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Herzog & de Meuron face loss of multibillion-dollar Flinders Street Station project

News: the competition-winning design by Herzog & de Meuron and Hassell to revamp Melbourne’s iconic Flinders Street Station is unlikely to go ahead, according to the state government. The Swiss and Australian firms won a contest organised by the former coalition government of Victoria to overhaul the 19th-century railway station and its surroundings, including restoration of the […]
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Herzog & de Meuron in the frame for Chelsea FC stadium expansion

News: Herzog & de Meuron is reportedly working on plans to revamp the west London home of Chelsea Football Club to make room for as many as 60,000 spectators. According to the Architects’ Journal, the Swiss firm led by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron is working alongside Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands to explore how Chelsea FC can increase capacity […]
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Landmark architecture helps turn Miami into the “capital of Latin America”

Feature: international architects are leading Miami’s transforming from a retirement resort into a major cultural destination, according to architects and developers working in the city (+ slideshow). An influx of money from South America coupled with the impact of the Art Basel art fair is driving the change, with a roster of global architects including Sou […]

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Herzog & de Meuron’s triangular tower rejected by Paris councillors

News: Herzog & de Meuron’s proposal for the first new skyscraper in Paris for over 40 years has been rejected by councillors in a controversial decision that has been declared invalid by the city’s Socialist Party mayor. Backed by Unibail-Rodamco, Europe’s largest listed property developer, the Tour Triangle is proposed for the Porte de Versailles neighbourhood, in the […]

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Herzog & de Meuron unveils curving stone design for contentious Israel library

News: Herzog & de Meuron has revealed its design for the National Library of Israel, after being chosen to replace the Israeli architect who originally won the competition. Herzog & de Meuron presents a “strong, sculptural” design for the new national library in Jerusalem – a project given to the Swiss firm after initial winner Rafi Segal was ousted […]

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Herzog & de Meuron unveils Basel campus redesign for Roche healthcare

News: Herzog & de Meuron has revealed its plans to redevelop the Basel campus of Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche, adding a 205-metre-high tower and a research centre (+ slideshow). Construction is already underway on the first new building for the the Roche campus – the corporate headquarters of the research-focused healthcare company. Herzog & de Meuron’s redesign will […]

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