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Axel Simon

Zurich (Switzerland)

Axel Simon

Architecture critic. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts (2022 - 2024)

Architecture critic and editor of the Swiss magazine Hochparterre.

After studying architecture in Düsseldorf and Berlin, he completed postgraduate studies in the history and theory of architecture in Zurich. He has edited several books about architecture, taught courses on architectural criticism and lectures. He was awarded the Swiss Art Award 2006 in the category of art and architecture education. Since 2007 he has been an associate member of the Association of Swiss Architects and, since 2010, editor of Hochparterre, magazine for architecture, design and planning.

Last updated: January 2024

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