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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…

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

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Gigon & Guyer - Zellweger Park housing, Uster 2013

Gigon & Guyer - Kirchner museum, Davos 1992. Photos © Heinrich Helfenstein, Stefan Jaeggi.

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Gigon & Guyer, David Chipperfield & Max Dudler - Europaalle 21, Zurich 2013.

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