The Olympic stadium for the 2008 Games in Beijing, China (2003-2007) (Keystone) Keystone
Cottbus Technical University library, Germany (1998-2004) (Reuters) Reuters
A stairwell at the Cottbus Technical University library, Germany (Reuters) Reuters
Bayern Munich's new stadium, the Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany (2002-2005) (Keystone) Keystone
Extension work to London's Tate Modern art gallery, Britain (1995–1999) (Keystone) Keystone
Inside the main hall of the Tate Modern, London (Keystone) Keystone
Prada shop, Tokyo, Japan (2001–2003) (Keystone) Keystone
St. Jakob-Park Stadium in Basel, Switzerland, home to FC Basel football team (2001) (Keystone) Keystone
Inside St. Jakob-Park Stadium, Basel (Keystone) Keystone
Laban Dance Centre, London (2003) (Keystone) Keystone
Münchenstein, near Basel: the main entrance to the Schaulager art depot (2003) (Keystone) Keystone
The "Herzog & De Meuron No. 250" exhibition at the Schaulager in Münchenstein, near Basel (Keystone) Keystone
A Swiss Federal Railways signal box, Basel (1994-1998) (Keystone) Keystone
Swiss architects win Japan's "Nobel Prize of the Arts".
This content was published on May 5, 2009 - 09:59
Swiss superstar architects Jacques Herzog & Pierre de Meuron have been awarded Japan's "Praemium Imperiale" arts award for their contribution to architecture. Each recipient of the annual award, which is supported by Japan's imperial family, receives SFr155,000 ($125,000), making it one of the world's most lucrative art prizes.