Gion A. Caminada. Area Map of Caminada’s Works in Switzerland. Vrin. Stiva da morts. Telephone Box. Caminada House. Vrin Village Office. Vrin Multipurpose. It makes no sense to talk about Gion A. Caminada (*Vrin, ) without talking about his precedents and his environment. Coming from the. Gion A. Caminada has produced architectural work in Surselva, Grisons that is unique in being directly determined by the ecological, geographical and.

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Is it possible to have meaningful architecture in this globalised world? He passes on his experience in his role as a professor of architecture and design at the ETH.

A recurrent question is posed nowadays; what is the role of modern architecture in contrast to vernacular architecture in the rural landscape? Paperback Swiss brochure with open thread-stitching Publication Date: Press Press Office info and contact persons: The introduction of the muillon generates an asymmetric break in its totality in order to accentuate its thickness and three-dimensional role in the architecture.

His submission for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition is yion the remote village of Vrin which was affected badly by migration. The air sheet in between is used to increment the isolation system. Gustav Mahler once said that tradition is about handing on the fire, not worshipping the ashes.

It is a house fort he living in ordert o remember the dead, so it is built with wood, a material related tot the secular world, in contrast to the stone used in the sacred buildings. On the bottom floor, two independent and very different doors, one for the living and the other for the dead, give passage to the mourning room. We use cookies and third-party cookies to enhance your navigation experience of our website.

Notify me of new comments via email. Therefore we would like to draw your attention to our House Rules. By using camibada comment function on degruyter. Digita cosa stai cercando. A respectful treatment of one another is important to us. In the Pro Vrin Foundation is founded. From the corridor of this upper floor one has direct access to the cemetery.


More than an architectural project, this is seen ca,inada a global action plan that tackles not only strictly designing issues, but grows to a whole new dimension. The window itself plays a very important role in the architecture of the building.

Focusing on place, he strengthens difference in order to register and respect separate identities. Press Office info and contact persons: Show Summary Details Gion A. August ISBN In the exterior, the larch wood walls are tainted with a dissolution of lime soaked with buttermilk, whitening the whole surface and relating it camunada the church right next to it.

From my humble opinion, Gion Caminada gives clear examples that both questions can be answered positively. His contribution to architecture is being presented at the Venice Biennale.

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Through out the 80s a very meticulous analysis is developed, in order to generate an action plan, which is finally seen in the project for the renovation of the central part of Vrin in Note Legali Privacy Cookies Credits.

The geographical situation helps to understand the obliged necessity gio self-sufficiency in an holistic way, through the promotion of the local activities over tourism — a classical get-away for little mountain villages that usually goin up generating strong external dependencies — and the utilization of their own resources — acting with what they have and not with what is needed. This new piece of architecture is placed vaminada, physically and atmosphercially between the everyday world of the village and the reiligious precint, tangent to the existing cemetery, following the boundary produced by the delimitation of the sacred space.

And afterwards will come quality and beauty, which will come into being, aslong as the building is meaningful. Already from the outside of the building one can notice the importance this element plays.


Newsletter Subscribe to the Newsletter and get the latest info on our programmes and initiatives. Aspects such as culture, politics or economics are now reorganized through the analysis of an architect. Furthermore, this dissolution acquires transparency when wet, recovering the initial wood colour camnada the walls until it is dry again.

This strategy of reinforcing the local has consequential ecological beneficial repercussions. First of all, the position and design of the windows as standing places with a high degree of privacy from incoming looks from the exterior. Giin the same manner, one can see the clear confidence Caminada places cajinada the influence of the vernacular constrictive culture on the economical and social growth of the village.

Leave a Comment Cancel reply Enter your comment here It makes no sense to talk about Gion A. Apart from drawings and models, the photographs, all taken by Lucia Degonda, add to the cohesive presentation of the implemented building projects. Florian Aicherarchitect and publicist, Rotis.

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Please find details to our shipping fees here. On the other hand,it is important to mention the treatment of the surface of the larch wood walls through a slightly perfumed solution of bright shellac. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Comments 0 Please log in or register to comment. This new piece of architecture is gioon another revision of the strickbau constructive system.

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