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Walter Hunziker, Architect ETH SIA FSAI BSA

Date of birth: 21st of May 1948
Citizenship: Switzerland
Youth and schools in Berne,
Education: Bachelor Degree (Type C-Science) 1967
Diploma Architecture ETH-Zürich
1967-73 Student, architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH-Zürich)
1969-74 Professional practice in several architectural offices in Switzerland
1974-77 Collaboration on the preservation of cities and towns in Switzerland, supported by the Swiss Federal Government (ISOS)

Artistic activities, academic research and experimental works

1976-78 Studied printmaking in the workshop of Pietro Sarto at St.-Prex (Canton of Vaud, Switzerland)
1977 Design competition for the central area of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, honorable mention
1980 International Residential Design Competition “JAPAN ARCHITECT”, Japan, 2nd prize

1980 +1983 Swiss Federal Grants
1977-83 Artistic activities as printmaker, exhibitions in USA, London, Rode, Florence. Publication of several album editions in the field of printmaking
1981-83 Member of the Swiss Academy in Rome, residence in Rome. Theoretical studies on Borromini and the priciples of baroque space
1984-94 Furniture designs, i.e.1985 adjustable aluminum lamp for Lehni


1978-81 Assistant professor in architecture, Syracuse University, NY
1979-80 London, faculty in residence for the Department of International Programs Abroad,
teaching activities at the Architectural Association, the Royal College of Art,
the Thames Polytech
1983-84 Florence, head of the Pre-architecture Program, Syracuse University (abroad)
2001 Examination expert architectural department technical highschool in Burgdorf,
Member Swiss Conference of Architects,
Member architectural Forum, Berne
President of the cantonal commission for the preservation of landscapes and sites
President foundation Bernese Award for Architecture, Technique an Environment ATU PRIX

1984-1994 Partnership with Ueli Schweizer

1994- Buildings and projects architectural studio Walter Hunziker