Bernard Tschumi | Architect

Bernard Tschumi | Architect

Name Bernard Tschumi
Profession Architect
Date of Birth 1944-01-25
Place of Birth Switzerland
Death Date
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Bernard Tschumi

Architect and writer whose work included the Tokyo National Theater and Opera House and the Parc de la Villette in Paris. He was associated with deconstructivism.

Early Life of Bernard Tschumi

He studied in Paris and at ETH in Zurich, from which he graduated with an architecture degree in 1969.


He spent years teaching and exploring the field of philosophy before gaining recognition as an architect by winning Paris’ 1982 Parc de la Villette Competition.

Family Life

His father was the famed architect, Jean Tschumi. He was descended from French and Swiss heritage.

Associated With

He was influenced by philosophers Roland Barthes and Michel Foucault.

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