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competition 1st price, zürich altstetten reuse. reduce. revalue. auf dem heutigen für morgen bauen collaboration project with scheitlin syfrig architects, lucerne

wohnüberbauung waldacker

start excavation, march 2020

elementary school sonnenberg

completion assembly of facade, april 2020

swiss live performance 2020

presentation of the newly refurbished "stadthalle zürich", by yves schihin at kosmos zürich, 7th of april, 2020

swiss bau

lecture at swiss bau 2020, timber highrise hybrid in collaboration with hochschule luzern hslu lecture: jutta glanzmann, jürgen zoske, lukas meyer, patrick suter, frank keikut, yves schihin

shukhov. formula of architecture

video biennale 2018, contribution to exhibition catalog by christian sumi, curated by elena vlasova and mark akopyan

open house

at stadthalle zürich

Zürcher Baumuster-Centrale

presentation and guided tour by yves schihin, in cooperation with open house zürich

das gesicht des hauses

interview with yves schihin in the magazine einfamilienhäuser

Public Visits Stadthalle

europäische tage des denkmals

guided tours at stadthalle zürich

stadhalle article neue zürcher zeitung

article stadthalle tages anzeiger

groundbraking ceremony

kickoff event in adliswil, extension and restauration of school building sonnenberg

hand-over of key at stadthalle

photography by damian poffet

Potenziale des Holzbaus von morgen

presentation of christian sumi at the workshop «potenziale des holzbaus von morgen», gossau, 18th of may, 2019


video of tv ostschweiz explaining the importance of SNBS (standard nachhaltiges bauen schweiz) using our project waldacker in st gallen, switzerland as an exemplary project

latest works

lecture of christian sumi at the IUAV, Venice, 13th of february

fragments of modern

master seminar of christian sumi at the IUAV, Venice, 11th of february

buchen statt boxen

article by h.arnet about the conversion of the ancient "stadthalle" in the headquarter of "schweiz tourismus", in tagesanzeiger, 01.02.2019

Der Grapevine von Konrad Wachsmann

lecture of christian sumi at the University of Karlsruhe, 23th of january 2019

case milanesi

conversation about Milanse houses, 1923-1973, with christian sumi at the ciclo di incontri, milano, an event organised by FAI, 16th of december 2018

gotthard - landschaft, mythen, typologie

exhibition "der gotthard; landschaft, mythen, typologie", at "Turm zur Katz", an initative of the "Architekturforum KonstanzKreuzlingen", december 15th 2018 - january 15th, 2019

spekulatives denken

article about the work of konrad wachsmann and the interpretation of the grapevine-structure done by m. burkhalter and ch. sumi, article by u.meyer in german-architects

konrad wachsmann, the grapevine structure

lecture of christian sumi at the professorship Staufer & Hasler at TU Wien, Vienna, 07th of november


casabella laboratorio presents a visit of the grapevine structure with christian sumi and marco pogacnik, venice, la biennale, giardini, october 17th, 2018, 11h

Holz - atmosphärisch dichter

lecture of yves schihin at the conference circle "Stadt aus Holz" as a megatrend at Wüest+Partner, Zürich, 13th of june

preview 16th Biennale

preview of the 16th Biennale in Venice with the grapewine structure of Konrad Wachsmann, build by burkhalter sumi

Holz gewinnt

lecture of yves schihin at the Holzbautag 2018 in Biel, 17th of may

Holz - sinnliche Dichte

lecture of yves schihin at the Renggli Fachevent in Schötz LU as key-note speaker, 3rd of may

tettonica e gestalt

lecture of christian sumi, at politecnico di milano, scoula del design, aula castiglioni, via giuseppe candiani 72, february 23rd, 2018

die stadthalle erwacht bald

article by m.pestalozzi, in swiss-architects.com, 16.02.18

durch den tunnel in die jugendstilhalle

article by h.arnet about the conversion of the ancient "stadthalle" in the headquarter of "schweiz tourismus", in tagesanzeiger, 10.02.18