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Two decades of Herzog & de MeuronSubscription

By Rowan Moore

Seen as unknowns when they were picked to design the Tate Modern in 1995, Herzog and de Meuron have today morphed into a ubiquitous global practice − yet their work continues to surprise with its subtle singularities

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‘A civic masterpiece’: Charles Jencks on Herzog & de Meuron’s ElbphilharmonieSubscription

Hamburg’s masterwork is a combination of abstraction and explicit ornament


National Stadium in Beijing by Herzog and de Meuron Subscription

‘For China, the Games were seen as a coming-out party that demanded a worthy symbol’

The ‘enigmatic thicket’ of the VitraHaus, an agglomeration of loosely and precipitously stacked bars, is the latest addition to a campus already bursting with architectural experiment

Vitrahaus by Herzog & De Meuron, Weil am Rhein, GermanySubscription

Herzog & De Meuron’s witty and whimsical take on the basic house shape. Photography by Roland Halbe


Sporting Chance: Arena do Morro in Natal, Brazil by Herzog & de MeuronSubscription

Embedded in a tough Brazilian favela, a new sports centre catalyses actions and ideas about social cohesion and civility


Miami Virtue: Pérez Art Museum in Miami by Herzog & de MeuronSubscription

Miamiʼs cultural and civic milieu is augmented by a consciously anti-iconic museum for modern art by Herzog & de Meuron

Parrish Museum Index

The Parrish Museum on Long Island by Herzog & de Meuron, USASubscription

Synthesising allusions to the vernacular with contemporary abstraction, the new Parrish Art Museum encapsulates the changing dynamic between art, landscape and architecture

The urban ‘diptych’ of the existing bunker-like block and new parking structure

1111 Lincoln Road by Herzog & de Meuron, Miami, USASubscription

Herzog & de Meuron hang loose in Miami and reinvent the car park as a sculptural, flexible entity. Photography by Roland Halbe

All Seeing Eye

Outrage: Herzog & de Meuron's ‘Tour Triangle’ in Paris is an irrelevant extravaganzaSubscription

By William JR Curtis

William JR Curtis sees Herzog & de Meuron’s ‘Triangle Tower’ as leading to the destruction of collective memory and urbanity

More outrage


Ai Weiwei and Herzog and de Meuron's Serpentine Pavilion

By Katie Godding

‘The seemingly random array of built-in cork furniture and steps trace the foundations of past structures’