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Zumthor Index

Core values: Zumthor's design for the Los Angeles County Museum of ArtSubscription

By Michael Webb

The Swiss architect experiments organic shapes in a museum for the city that fluctuates over the landscape

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Holiday pay: vacation homes by Living Architecture in the U.K. and Solo Houses in Matarraña, SpainSubscription

Secular Retreat by Atelier Peter Zumthor and Solo Houses by Pezo von Ellrichshausen and OFFICE KGDVS are drivers for a new form of architectural consumption

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Allmannajuvet Zinc Mine Museum in Norway by Peter Zumthor: ‘The progeny of an artist-architect’Subscription

Paired with a client who indulged his investigations into context, culture and materials, Zumthor has brought new life to a once-dead landscape


Thermal Baths in Vals, Switzerland by Peter Zumthor Subscription

Thermal Baths in Vals, Switzerland by Peter Zumthor


'The Architecture Of Northern Switzerland' by Peter ZumthorSubscription

Sogn Benedetg chapel and archaeological protective pavilions

Innovators Interview – Peter Zumthor

Interview: Peter ZumthorSubscription

The AR speaks to Peter Zumthor who is to be awarded the RIBA Gold Medal this year

More interviews


Peter Zumthor: The Swiss ShamanSubscription

A monolithic monograph of Peter Zumthor’s works tracks his ever more direct striving for a connection to place

Swiss architecture


The Big Rethink Part 8: Lessons from Peter Zumthor and other living mastersSubscription


The reappraisal of past architecture and the integration of its achievements into a new, higher level of synthesis underscores the transforming ethos of ‘transcend and include’, epitomised by this examination of the work of four exemplary living masters

More on The Big Rethink

Peter Zumthor’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

London, UK – Zumthor unplugged at launch of Serpentine Gallery PavilionSubscription

Peter Zumthor’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion opens to a hushed crowd in Kensington Gardens