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Architect Day: Gigon / Guyer

Visit. Kirchner Museum. Davos, Switzerland. By Swiss architects Gigon & Guyer. 1992. Tu-Sun 11-6 pm.


newprimitive: “The walls are clad with large prefabricated slabs of concrete. Mixed with pulverized limestone and copper, the principal materials used to build the villa, the concrete cladding will turn green. Water enriched with copper ions running down the façade will accelerate the change. Through this compressed process of patinization, the new building will make a journey in time to the meet the genius loci.” Gigon Guyer, Oskar Reinhart Collection Am Römerholz, Winterthur…


Gigon Guyer & Atelier WW - Löwenbräu development, addition and conversion of a former brewery to a residential and cultural complex, Zurich 2013. Really interesting (and expensive looking) window system in the units. Photos (C) Firma Gartner,