Burckhardt+Partner AG Zurich is a Swiss architectural and general planning practice with sites in Basel, Berne, Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich. The company was founded in 1951 in Basel. In 1981, it was converted into a stock corporation. Around 50 members of the management staff, partners, associate partners and associates hold responsibility and share in the commercial success as shareholders. The partners constitute the company management.
Samuel Schultze is current CEO of the company, Delegate of the Board of Directors and responsible for the Basel Site since 2010. He studied architecture and urban development at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and obtained his diploma in 1983 from Professor Dolf Schneebeli. In 1996/97, he completed the General Management course at the WWZ Centre for Economics of the University of Basel. In 1985, he joined the Muttenz branch of Burckhardt+Partner AG as a young design architect. He is member of the company management since 1993.