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Peter Zumthor

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Peter Zumthor (German pronunciation: [ˈpeːtɐ ˈtsuːmtoːɐ̯]; born 26 April 1943) is a Swiss architect whose work is frequently described as uncompromising and minimalist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Zumthor has received more than 548,681 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Peter Zumthor is the 69th most popular architect (up from 71st in 2019), the 69th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 70th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Swiss Architect.

Peter Zumthor is a Swiss architect and winner of the Pritzker Prize. He is most famous for his work on the Therme Vals in Switzerland, the Kolumba museum in Cologne, Germany, and the Kunsthaus Bregenz in Austria.

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Among architects, Peter Zumthor ranks 69 out of 424Before him are Jean Nouvel, Senenmut, Buckminster Fuller, Charles Garnier, Hector Guimard, and Minoru Yamasaki. After him are Erich Mendelsohn, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Daniel Libeskind, Louis Kahn, Bruno Taut, and Domenico Fontana.

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Among people born in 1943, Peter Zumthor ranks 52Before him are Masaru Emoto, Mohammad Khatami, Mariss Jansons, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Andreas Baader, and Michael Mann. After him are Dušan Ivković, Roy Andersson, Klaus von Klitzing, Hanna Schygulla, Mario Monti, and Neale Donald Walsch.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Peter Zumthor ranks 69 out of 876Before him are Emil Jannings (1884), Alexandre Yersin (1863), Max Frisch (1911), Alisha Lehmann (23), Johann Ludwig Burckhardt (1784), and Roger Federer (1981). After him are Richard R. Ernst (1933), Siegfried Wagner (1869), Domenico Fontana (1543), Lys Assia (1924), Félix Vallotton (1865), and Daniel Bovet (1907).

Among ARCHITECTS In Switzerland

Among architects born in Switzerland, Peter Zumthor ranks 4Before him are Le Corbusier (1887), Francesco Borromini (1599), and Carlo Maderno (1556). After him are Domenico Fontana (1543), Mario Botta (1943), Hannes Meyer (1889), Max Bill (1908), Pietro Lombardo (1435), Bernard Tschumi (1944), Adolphe Appia (1862), and Carlo Fontana (1638).