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Architect Peter Zumthor, Pritzker Prize Laureate in 2009

Hip Hop Island Dot Com

2010, 7:50

Peter Zumthor (born Basel, Switzerland) is an architect and winner of the Pritzker Prize in 2009. Zumthor studied industrial design and architecture as an exchange student at Pratt Institute in New York. Zumthor's practice incorporates his knowledge of materials into Modernist construction and detailing. His buildings explore the tactile and sensory qualities of spaces while retaining a minimalist feel.