Foros 2015: Raphael Zuber Monday, 16 February

Next Monday 16 of February will be visiting us the great swiss architect Raphael Zuber.


He studied architecture until 2001 at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ). In the same year he opened a practice in Riva San Vitale, in 2003 his own office in Chur. His first building is the schoolhouse Grono which was completed in summer 2011. Among his major projects are the ethnographic museum Neuchâtel, the office building  in Monte Carasso and the University campus SUPSI  in Mendrisio.

His articles and works have been published in several journals including Abitare , archithese  and The Architectural Review .

Raphael Zuber has taught at the Accademia di architettura di Mendrisio , at Bern University of Applied Sciences , at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, and at ETH Zürich.  He is currently teaching as a guest professor at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design.


His works have been selected for several awards and his first project, schoolhouse Gromo, finished in 2011 has recieved the Award Good Buildings Graubünden in 2013 and the Swiss Earthquake Award in 2012.

Here you have some images of his most outstanding projects:

Weekend house, 2014
Weekend house, 2014



office buiding
Office building, 2011



Schoolhouse, Port, 2013
schoolhouse, port2
Schoolhouse, Port, 2013



funeral chapel
Funeral chapel, 2012
funeral chapel 2
Funeral chapel, 2012



schoolhouse gromo
Schoolhouse, Gromo, 2011
schoolhouse gromo2
Schoolhouse, Gromo, 2011


Don’t miss it! Next Monday 16 of February at 7 p.m. Raphael Zuber’s lecture at Aula Magna ESARQ-UIC! You can check in and share it with your friends in our Facebook event!!!


Rafa Bennasar, Equipo Cultura ESARQ-UIC

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