Festival 2022 Saturday 26 February - Sunday 06 March | Tickets now on sale

Jason Frantzen

Jason Frantzen began his collaboration with Herzog & de Meuron in 2005. From 2006 to 2010 he worked between Miami and New York to oversee 1111 Lincoln Road and to participate in the design of the Pérez Art Museum. He became an Associate of the firm in 2011, and a Partner in 2014. Appointed to Senior Partner in 2019, he is the Partner responsible for multiple ongoing projects including the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem, the New North Zealand Hospital in Hillerod, Denmark, and both the Potrero Power Station and the Helen Diller Medical Center in San Francisco. Jason studied architecture at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, from 1997-2001. From 2003 to 2005 he attended the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Subsequent to his studies he was awarded the SOM Fellowship for Urban Design.
From the Ground Up: Building a new National Library of Israel
The new National Library of Israel (NLI), adjacent to the Knesset in Jerusalem, is on schedule to open its doors in 2022. The building, along with its surrounding gardens and plazas, has been designed by world-renowned architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron to reflect the central values of democratizing knowledge and opening the NLI’s world-class collections and resources to broad and diverse audiences in Israel and globally. It will provide venues for exhibitions...