Archipel

Experience architecture!

Architects and studios: Bearth & Deplazes 1-3 / 3

Trip Munich, Linz, Salzburg & Graz /05/2005

München, Linz, Salzburg & Graz

The sunny Danube cities Linz and Krems, the old Salzburg, the (to our surprise) snowy Alps and the border area between Graz and Vienna, bringing us projects of Riepl & Riepl, Riegler Riewe, Lichtblau Wagner, Bétrix & Cosolascio and others.

Lecture Experimenting Architecture

Magdalenazaal, Brugge

Sublimating a theme to its essence on a conceptual level is without doubt an invitation to simplicity. Reduction is required to demonstrate that the essence of shape has not yet been be observed, in spite of its simplicity.

Lecture by Christian Kieckens

't Leerhuys, Brugge

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 …

Bearth & Deplazes

Andrea Deplazes (°Chur, 1960) graduated in 1988 with Prof. Fabio Reinhardt at the ETH in Zurich. Immediately after his studies, he founded an agency with Valentin Bearth. Since 1997, he serves as professor Architektur + Konstruktion at the ETH in Zurich.

Valentin Bearth (°Tiefencastel, 1957) graduated in 1983 with Prof. Dolf Schnebli at the ETH in Zurich. From 1984 to 1988 he worked at the Atelier Peter Zumthor in Haldenstein, after which he founded as an independent desk with Andrea Deplazes. Since 2000, he serves as a guest professor at the Accademia di architettura in Mendrisio.