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“I can only do so much” to protect the environment, says Peter Zumthor

October 29, 2018 Amy Frearson 0

Architects may be limited in their power to prevent climate change, says Peter Zumthor, but they can help by designing buildings to last for centuries rather than decades. Zumthor spoke to Dezeen on a tour of his recently completed Secular Retreat villa – a concrete and glass holiday home in Devon, England. The tour took place shortly

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Peter Zumthor completes Devon countryside villa “in the tradition of Andrea Palladio”

October 29, 2018 Amy Frearson 0

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has completed his Secular Retreat – a Living Architecture holiday home designed to celebrate the landscape like the villas of his hero, Andrea Palladio. The house, which has been more than 10 years in the making, is Zumthor’s first permanent building in the UK. It is located on a hilltop in

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Peter Zumthor completes Devon countryside villa “in the tradition of Andrea Palladio”

October 29, 2018 Amy Frearson 0

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has completed his Secular Retreat – a Living Architecture holiday home designed to celebrate the landscape like the villas of his hero, Andrea Palladio. The house, which has been more than 10 years in the making, is Zumthor’s first permanent building in the UK. It is located on a hilltop in

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Peter Zumthor releases latest LACMA renderings after $150 million funding boost

November 1, 2017 Dan Howarth 0

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has produced an updated image set for his expansion of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which recently received a major financial donation. Zumthor’s latest LACMA renderings include an image of the full building snaking over Wilshire Boulevard and touching down at eight points either side of the busy highway.

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Peter Zumthor’s stilted Zinc Mine Museum captured in photography by Aldo Amoretti

June 2, 2017 Jessica Mairs 0

These new images of the Peter Zumthor-designed Zinc Mine Museum were taken by Barcelona-based photographer Aldo Amoretti during a winter trip to southern Norway. Zumthor designed a series of buildings for the site of the former Allmannajuvet zinc mines in Sauda, and they opened to the public for the first time in late 2016. Amoretti visited the museum during November

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