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33rd Pritzker Prize winner: Peter Zumthor

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009



He is not a celebrity architect, not one of the names that show up on shortlists for museums and concert hall projects or known beyond architecture circles. He hasn’t designed many buildings; the one he is best known for is a thermal spa in an Alpine commune. And he has toiled in relative obscurity for the last 30 years in a remote village in the Swiss mountains.

…so begins the NYT article announcing Zumthor’s award. Of course all this will (more…)