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Bernard Tschumi (born 25 January 1944 in Lausanne, Switzerland) is an architect, writer, and educator, commonly associated with deconstructivism. Son of the well-known Swiss architect Jean Tschumi and a French mother, Tschumi is a dual French-Swiss national who works and lives in New York City and Paris. He studied in Paris and at ETH in Zurich, where he received his degree in architecture in 1969.
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Tschumi was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, from Swiss-French parentage. He studied architecture at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, earning a diploma in 1969. From 1969 to 1980, Tschumi taught architecture at the Architectural Association in London, England. He moved to the United States in 1975 and became dean of Columbia University School of Architecture in 1988. In 1983, Tschumi won the competition for the redevelopment of the Parc de La Villette in Paris, France.
Swiss, American, French
Artist, Author, Architect, Professor, Critic, Theorist
Bernard Tschumi
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