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Published on Jun 18, 2015
A Lecture by Jacques Herzog, Herzog & de Meuron The Orpheum Theatre
Award winning architect Jacques Herzog gives a lecture at the Orpheum Theatre in the context of the current exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery Material Future: The Architecture of Herzog & de Meuron and the Vancouver Art Gallery. Learn about the firm’s vision of how architecture can shape cities and cultural life.
The architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron has been commissioned as the design architects for the future Vancouver Art Gallery, in collaboration with Perkins+Will as the local executive architects.
Jacques Herzog established Herzog & de Meuron with Pierre de Meuron in Basel in 1978. He studied architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ) from 1970 to 1975 with Aldo ssi and Dolf Schnebli. He was a visiting tutor at Cornell University, USA in 1983. With Pierre de Meuron, he is visiting professor at Harvard University, USA (1989 and since 1994), professor at ETH Zürich since 1999, and co-founder of ETH Studio Basel - Contemporary City Institute since 2002. In 2001, he was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize together with Pierre de Meuron.