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Herzog & de Meuron is a Swiss architecture firm with offices in Basel (headquarter), Barcelona, Bejing, London, Munich and San Francisco. The founders and senior partners Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron were born in Basel in 1950. They received degrees in architecture from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich. In 1978 they founded their firm in Basel. Harry Gugger and Christine Binswanger joined the practice as Partners in 1991 and 1994, followed by Robert Hösl and Ascan Mergenthaler in 2004, and Stefan Marbach in 2006. Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron have been visiting professors at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design since 1994 and professors at ETH Zürich since 1999.

Herzog & de Meuron were awarded numerous prizes including The Pritzker Architecture Prize (the highest of honors for architects) and the RIBA Stirling Prize for the Laban Dance Centre in London (2003). In 2007 Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron were honored with the RIBA Royal Gold Medal 2007

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