Over the past thirty years, the small Austrian province of Vorarlberg with its contemporary architectural culture made a name for himself. Vorarlberg built a regional identity. A traveling exhibition was developed to transform the architecture of Vorarlberg on the international map.
A debate with famous architects – moderated by architect and urbanist Marc Martens – giving their story about dealing with heritage. The panel will include noA architects, Dertien 12, Urbain Architectencollectief & Adrian D’Halluin (Baumschlager-Eberle)
We traveled through snowy passes in Switzerland, from village to village, to spot as many projects as possible.
A pragmatic realism, an unruly, no-nonsense research into feasible to rationally purified prototypes conceived from site features and materials. “Architecture from scratch” as Dietmar Eberle puts it, or architecture stripped of sensationalism, but designed from the logic of building.
The current architecture in Switzerland is approached from three perspectives, namely the Swiss think neutrality, collectivity, control, planning, culture … the theme of ‘no architecture but building’ and contemporary interventions in this building through a different approach with materials, constructions, contemporary art …