Roland Hinzer was born in 1964 in Riedholz, SO, Switzerland. He moved early to the Upper Engadine where he became self-employed after working for six years with the architects J. Troxler and W. Wichser and founded Hinzer Architektur in Champfèr in 2001 at the age of 36 . Since 2012 he is CEO of Hinzer Architektur AG. Over the years he held various administrative mandates and public offices in the Engadine, including as a municipal director of Pontresina. In 2017, the architecture office hwa Architekten AG was founded in Zurich together with Ivo Weinhardt.
In addition to many individual new buildings, remodelings and sensitive refurbishments of antique building stands, both for private builders as well as hotel and catering companies, Roland Hinzer is also specialized in state-of-the-art home technology and thermal renovation. He has acquired a special qualification for this in earlier courses at the engineering schools Bern as a civil engineer HTL and Chur in building physics and energy / building services.
Roland Hinzer on his passion for architecture: «For me, the most exciting moment is when the finished work finally comes out of an idea. To make something visible out of something invisible is something wonderful!»