Tag: Switzerland

Atelier Bardill \ Valerio Olgiati

Atelier Bardill \ Valerio Olgiati

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• March 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Bardill Studio building has replaced an old barn in the protected centre of the village of  Scharans. Building permission was granted by the local authorities on the condition that the new building would have exactly the same volume as the old barn. The client, Linard Bardill, who lives in a house a very short […]

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Ocean Wave & Ocean Wing for Bagno Sasso \ Manuel Dreesmann

Ocean Wave & Ocean Wing for Bagno Sasso \ Manuel Dreesmann

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• November 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Together with the Swiss company Bagno Sasso, Manuel Dreesmann developed this new bathtubs Ocean wing & Ocean wave. Both are unique objects which fit perfectly into the modern bath lounge. The main structure of both bathtubs is made out of corian which makes the organic and dramatic forms possible. Ocean Wave is a celebration of a […]

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The Canopy of Renens's Market Square \ Localarchitecture

The Canopy of Renens’s Market Square \ Localarchitecture

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• November 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

The market square’s new cover represents a sensitive approach to urban planning that is as much an engineering feat as a challenge for the town planners. The aim has been to combine nature and novel architecture to create a harmonious and symbolic whole that is adapted to all the activities associated with Renens’s town centre. […]

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BIG Transforms Transitlager in Switzerland

BIG Transforms Transitlager in Switzerland

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• October 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

BIG wins an invited competition to renovate and extend an existing 1960′s concrete warehouse situated in a Basel industrial district which is being transformed into an alternative Arts District. The stacking of two complimentary structures – one on top of the other – has generated a new take on the typology of the communal courtyard. […]

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Two Single-occupancy Detached Houses in Wingert | L3P Architekten

Two Single-occupancy Detached Houses in Wingert | L3P Architekten

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• August 30, 2011 • Comments (2)

L3P Architekten has recently completed the two single-occupancy detached houses in Wingert, Oberweningen ZH, Switzerland.  We were able to fabricate a sheet with a unique and vital expression which was deployed for a first time on the façade and in the roof area. The design added to a monolithic overall picture in which an association […]

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Cartier Time Art  | Tokujin Yoshioka

Cartier Time Art | Tokujin Yoshioka

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• July 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

“Cartier Time Art” Art Direction by Tokujin Yoshioka Held from August 26 to November 6, 2011 at Bellerive Museum, Ein Haus des Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Höschgasse 3 8008 Zurich, Switzerland The brilliant innovations of technology and aesthetics for Cartier timepieces will be on display in an traveling international exhibition directed by Tokujin Yoshioka, titled […]

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Public Art Project on Tour in Basel | Manfred Kielnhofer

Public Art Project on Tour in Basel | Manfred Kielnhofer

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• June 19, 2011 • Comments (0)

Shared by Austrian designer Manfred Kielnhofer. The “Light Guards” project is further developed and become a ghost car touring in Basel art show during June 15 – 19 2011. Art 42 Basel is the world’s premier international art show for Modern and contemporary works, Art Basel features nearly 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin […]

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Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts | Allied Works Architecture

Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts | Allied Works Architecture

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• June 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

ALLIED WORKS REVEALS COMPETITION DESIGN FOR NEW MUSEUM AND CULTURAL DISTRICT IN LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND Allied Works was named one of eighteen international finalists to create the Pôle Muséal Lausanne, which encompasses transforming an historic train shed and industrial site into a new cultural district. As part of the competition, Allied Works created a master plan […]

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Librairie La Fontaine Bookstore | Studio Kawamura Ganjavian

Librairie La Fontaine Bookstore | Studio Kawamura Ganjavian

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• April 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

Librairie La Fontaine is a historic bookstore inside the EPFL campus in Lausanne. Its venue moved in 2010 to the new Rolex Learning Centre designed by SANAA architects. Taking into consideration the architectural language of the host building the bookstore is organised around 5 “pods” that articulate thematic categories. All pods are slightly different from […]

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Dress Code | Complex City

Dress Code | Complex City

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• February 17, 2011 • Comments (1)

Dress Code is an elementary school designed for the community of Fréchy in SWITZERLAND. It is surrounded by farming areas and nearby hills. Under the idea that once the program and the function are defined, the architect’s job consists in dressing up architecture; Dress Code was conceived. It gives a major importance to the facades […]

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