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A+U 535 Christ and Gantenbein

A+U 535 Christ and Gantenbein

April 2015 issue of a+u is a special issue on Basel-based architects Christ & Gantenbein. The edition features 19 works including Swiss National Museum and Kunstmuseum Basel which they won through competitions in 2002 and 2010, respectively.

The issue features essays by Philip Ursprung, professor at ETH Zurich, Sam Jacob of former FAT Architecture, and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee. The issue also introduces the discussion between Emanuel Christ, Christoph Gantenbein, and their colleagues Diogo Lopes and Kersten Geers on how they use references in their works.

Contents

Feature:Christ & Gantenbein
-Statement: Contemporary Architecture/Christ & Gantenbein
-Essay: In the Expanded Field: The Buildings of Christ & Gantenbein / Philip Ursprung
-Residence Extension
-Swiss National Museum
-Weltkulturen Museum
-Essay: Museum as Media and Mediator / Sam Jacob
-Essay: Travel is Glamorous Only in Retrospect / Mark Lee
-Office Building at the Railway Station
-Schällemätteli Life Sciences Building
-WohnWerk Workshop Building and Housing
-VoltaMitte Urban Housing
-Dreispitz School of Art and Design
-The Munch Museum and the Stenersen Museum Collections
-List Customer Centre
-Housing on Schärer Areal
-Ancient Tree Column on the Ruta del Peregrino
-Discussion: We look at examples / Emanuel Christ, Christoph Gantenbein, Diogo Lopes and Kersten Geers
-Roche Office Building
-Studio House
-Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud Extension
-Garden Pavilion
-Kunstmuseum Basel
-Apartment and Office Tower

19/07/2017

London

978-0389916062

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