Peter Zumthor

1943 - Today

Peter Zumthor

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 347,183 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 82nd most popular architect.

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among architects, Peter Zumthor ranks 82 out of 361Before him are Hector Guimard, César Pelli, Jean Nouvel, Mnesikles, Peter Parler, and Louis Kahn. After him are Joseph Maria Olbrich, Eero Saarinen, Isidore of Miletus, Senenmut, Toyo Ito, and Claude Nicolas Ledoux.

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Among people born in 1943, Peter Zumthor ranks 45Before him are Billie Jean King, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, Mario Monti, Andreas Baader, Max Wright, and Denis Sassou Nguesso. After him are Gianni Rivera, Pervez Musharraf, Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, Klaus von Klitzing, Arthur B. McDonald, and Mario Botta.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Peter Zumthor ranks 75 out of 540Before him are Daniel Bovet (1907), Kurt Wüthrich (1938), Niklaus Wirth (1934), Heinrich Wölfflin (1864), Brother Roger (1915), and Werner Arber (1929). After him are Jean Tinguely (1925), Siegfried Wagner (1869), Friedrich Miescher (1844), Albrecht von Haller (1708), Jost Bürgi (1552), and Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741).

Among ARCHITECTS In Switzerland

Among architects born in Switzerland, Peter Zumthor ranks 6Before him are Le Corbusier (1887), Francesco Borromini (1599), Carlo Maderno (1556), Giacomo della Porta (1533), and Domenico Fontana (1543). After him are Mario Botta (1943), Hannes Meyer (1889), Max Bill (1908), Carlo Fontana (1638), Bernard Tschumi (1944), and Adolphe Appia (1862).