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Christine Binswanger

Herzog & de Meuron

Senior Partner


Christine Binswanger joined Herzog & de Meuron in 1991, became a Partner in 1994, and has been Senior Partner since 2009. She is responsible for projects in many countries, with particular focus in Switzerland, France, Spain, and the US. She has been in charge of many museum projects, including the expansion of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, USA; the Pérez Art Museum in Miami, USA, and the extension of the Musée Unterlinden in Colmar, France. The REHAB Basel, Centre for Spinal Cord and Brain Injuries in Basel, Switzerland, and the new Kinderspital Zürich, Switzerland, are notable examples of a number of hospital projects she leads. Her experience in urban development includes large civic planning projects in Lyon, France, and Burgos, Spain, as well as a large transformation project in the Dreispitz area of Basel, Switzerland. Housing projects she has led include the Rue des Suisses Apartment Buildings in Paris, France, and the Zellwegerpark in Uster, Switzerland. She was also in charge of the 1111 Lincoln Road project, a mixed-use structure for parking, retail, a restaurant, and private residence in Miami Beach, USA.