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Key projects by Peter Zumthor | Dezeen

Here's a selection of projects by architect Peter Zumthor, who was named 2009 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate earlier this week (see our previous story). Update: this project is included in Dezeen Book of Ideas, which is on sale now for £12. Captions are from Peter Zumthor. Above photo by Walter Mair. Above: Brother Klaus Field

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Downland Gridshell | Weald and Downland

The Museum’s award-winning Downland Gridshell Building was the first timber gridshell building to be constructed in the UK. It is regarded as an iconic building and both architects and other interested visitors travel from across the UK (and further afield) to view this unique example of the technique. Completed in 2002, the building was financially

Markthalle in Aarau

Market Hall in Aarau - DETAIL inspiration

With the demolition of a number of commercial buildings more than 20 years ago, a large open space was created at the centre of the old town of Aarau.

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Downland Gridshell | Weald and Downland

The Museum’s award-winning Downland Gridshell Building was the first timber gridshell building to be constructed in the UK. It is regarded as an iconic building and both architects and other interested visitors travel from across the UK (and further afield) to view this unique example of the technique. Completed in 2002, the building was financially

The Gridshell sits in a rural context. Photo by CABE, Weald and Downland Gridshell | Case studies | CABE

Weald and Downland Gridshell, Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, West Sussex | Case studies | CABE

The highly inventive Gridshell at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum is made from curving oak and houses a conservation workshop and timber store. Designed by Edward Cullinan Architects.

Interior space of the Downland Gridshell

Everything communicates

I'm interested in how we communicate with each other, visually, verbally or in written form. This is where I share my thoughts and ideas.

The main hall. Photo by CABE, Weald and Downland Gridshell | Case studies | CABE

Weald and Downland Gridshell, Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, West Sussex | Case studies | CABE

The highly inventive Gridshell at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum is made from curving oak and houses a conservation workshop and timber store. Designed by Edward Cullinan Architects.