Peter Märkli was born in 1953. He lives and works as architect in Zurich, Switzerland. In 1978, he established his own studio, Studio Märkli, in Zurich. From 2002–2015 he had a Professorship in architecture at the ETH in Zurich. Since 2013, he is a visiting professor at MARCH school of architecture in Moscow. His work includes many smaller and bigger residential buildings, as well as La Congiunta, a building for the reliefs and sculptures by Hans Josephsohn, Giornico (1992), The new organ at the cathedral in Basel (2003), extension and general renovation of a model school by Viktor Hufnagl, in Wörgl, Austria (2003), Im Birch school, Zurich (2006), Novartis visitor center, in Basel (2006), Picassoplatz office building, in Basel (2008) Cave Fin Bec, in Valais (2012), the headquarters building for Synthes, in Solothurn (2012), Belvoirpark Hotel and Restaurant management school, in Zurich (2014), Gutstrasse housing, in Zurich (2013), Masterplan Gutstrasse, in Zurich (2015–2017), and the new zoning and building code for Glarus Nord (2015–2017).
My Profession, The Art of Building