may, 2015

8mayAll DayPierre de MeuronBirthday


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Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Swiss architecture bureau Herzog & de Meuron designed many landmarks. Jaques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron gained world fame for the exterior design of the Tate Modern in London. Other notable projects were the football stadium St. Jakob-Park for FC Basel, as well as Munich’s grand stadium Allianz Arena, home of the famous FC Bayern. The duo also realised the new national stadium in Beijing for the summer Olympics 2008, which was designed in cooperation with Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei. Herzog & de Meuron designed Hamburg’s bew landmark, the Elbphilharmonie, too, which will be opend in 2017.


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