Peter Zumthor Selects Paraguayan Architect Gloria Cabral as Protégé

Peter Zumthor has chosen to mentor Paraguayan architect Gloria Cabral as part of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. Cabral, a partner at Asuncion-based Gabinete de Arquitectura, will spend a year collaborating with the Swiss architect, who has dedicated his expertise in an effort to learn, create and grow with the young talent.

Describing Cabral’s work to reveal an original spirit, Zumthor stated: “In Gloria’s work and attitude I sense a keen interest in the physical experience of architecture, which makes it exciting for me to collaborate with her.”

“I see things in his work that speak to me directly,” described Cabral. “There is, above all, this sense of place – of being in harmony with the place – that I find very exciting… I hope that there will be a collaboration there too, that I can bring something and receive something that will help me grow.” 

You can learn more about Cabral, here.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Peter Zumthor Selects Paraguayan Architect Gloria Cabral as Protégé" 22 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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