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  • Description

    With its intuitive and equally self-evident shape Hocker represents fundamental aspects of the conceptual style of work of Herzog & de Meuron. It forms part of a series of additional objects and installations that accompany the architectural design work of the Basle architects as independent projects.

  • Technical Info

    W:39.5 x D:29.9 x H:42.1cm

    Solid birch, varnished white or impregnated dark brown.

  • Designer
    Herzog de Meuron

    Jacques Herzog & Pierre de Meuron, born on 19 April and 8 May, 1950, respectively, in Basel, Switzerland. Both studied architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. In 1978, they jointly founded the architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron in Basel (additional partners: 1991 Harry Gugger, 1994 Christine Binswanger, 2004 Robert Hösl, 2004 Ascan Mergenthaler, 2006 Stefan Marbach).
    Jacques Herzog taught as a guest professor at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., in 1983, and accepted a professorship at Harvard University in 1994. Pierre de Meuron held a guest professorship at Harvard in 1989 and was also called to serve on the faculty in 1994. In 1999 they assumed teaching positions at the ETH Zurich. In 2002 they founded the ETH Studio Basel / Contemporary City Institute together with Roger Diener and Marcel Meili.

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    6-8 weeks
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