Discovering Mario Botta, a Swiss architect as tireless as he is passionate. After a career spanning fifty years, he finds the essence of architecture in sacred spaces. Mario Botta begins working on the construction of a mosque in China.
Internationally acclaimed Swiss architect Mario Botta designed his first building, a two-family house in Ticino, Switzerland, aged 16. Since then, he has created numerous buildings and his trademark style can be seen widely in Switzerland and around the world. Often based on very simple shapes, Botta is known for creating unique volumes of space, regularly made of brick, yet his use of material is varied and often unexpected.