Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Architecture & Design - Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron is a modern day architectural firm doing groundbreaking work all over the world. Find out a little more about their monumentally unique work...

In 2001, Herzog & de Meuron were awarded the Pritzker Prize, the highest of honours in architecture. Their formal gestures have generally progressed from the purist simplicity of rectangular forms to more complex and dynamic geometries.

"They refine the traditions of modernism to elemental simplicity, while transforming materials and surfaces through the exploration of new treatments and techniques," in reference to HdM's innovative use of exterior materials and treatments, such as silkscreened glass.

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