Walter Moser - Switzerland

Walter Moser, who was born on April 11, 1931 in Schaffhausen, is a Swiss architect. He studied architecture at the ETH Zurich and graduated in 1955.
In the years 1958-1960 Walter Moser lived in Helsinki, Finland, where he worked in the office of Alvar Aalto, whose work influenced him greatly.
In 1960 Walter Moser returned to Switzerland and founded his own architectural office in Zurich.
He took part in several architectural competitions, through which he could realize prestigious religious buildings in the German-speaking area of Switzerland and neighboring countries.
From 1960 onwards he decisively influenced the
modern sacred buildings in Switzerland, with the construction of seventeen new churches.
He also produced numerous public buildings and worked on reconstruction and renovation projects for historic churches in Switzerland.
Since 1984 Walter Moser leads the architectural office together with his son Andreas Moser.


1971 - 1974  Parish Centre Maria-Hilf - Zürich