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Jacob Burckhardt House and Peter Merian House

Travellers arriving by train at Basel SBB station will immediately notice the shimmering silver Jacob Burckhardt Haus and gleaming green Peter Merian Haus.

The two colossal buildings belong together and were designed and planned by Hans Zwimpfer and his partners. The project incorporated some 30 artists, including Donald Judd, Beat Zoderer, Pipilotti Rist, Brigitte Kowanz, Renée Levi, Claude Lévèque, Markus Müller and many others.

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