Bios

Chyne New School International Competition

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Preston Bus Station

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Gowanus by Design Competition: “Axis Civitas”

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Gowanus by Design Competition: “Axis Civitas”

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Europan 13: The Adaptable City

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Green Express Drawing Contest

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The Earth as an Affordable Housing Alternative: Ghana’s Mud House Design Competition

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Interview: Bernard Tschumi (Summer 2013)

Pinterest: Discover and save creative ideasBernard Tschumi, who grew up in an environment surrounded by architecture in Lausanne, Switzerland, arrived on the international architecture scene with his winning design design for the 1982 Parc de la Villette (Paris) competition. He subsequently won a number of competitions in Europe: Le Fresnoy - National Studio for Contemporary Arts (1991); Acropolis Museum (Athens 2001); Alésia MusóParc, Alésia, France 2002); Zénith (Limoges, France 2003); and Passerelle piétonne (La Roche-sur-Yon, France 2007)—all subsequently realized. In the U.S. he won the Florida International University School of Architecture and Planning competition (Miami, Florida 1999), and was a notable finalist in the Electronic Media and Performing Arts Center competition at Rensselaer Polytichnic Institute (Troy, NY 2001). Among some of his other projects are the Alfred Lerner hall, Columbia University, New York (1999), Lindner Athletic Center, University of Cincinnati (2006, Blue Condominium, New York City (2007), Limoges Concernt Hall (2007), and Paris Zoo (2014)
He studied in both Paris and at the ETH in Zürich, Switzerland, where he obtained his degree in Architecture. In 1988 he established Bernard Tschumi Architects (BTA) in New York, the same year that he became Dean of Columbia University's School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, where he served until 2003. In 2002, he established an office in Paris, Bernard Tschumi urbanistes Architectes (BtuA).

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Northwestern University’s Medical Research Center Competition

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Nature Observatory of Monsanto, Lisbon

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