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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Cul zuffel e l’aura dado – Gion A. Caminada

Caminada addresses this camjnada through a typical house typology, which creates a secular place for domestic mourning for the dead.

Gustav Mahler once said that tradition is about handing on the fire, not worshipping the ashes.

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Leave a Comment Cancel reply Enter your comment here For over thirty years, Caminada, the son of a local farmer, has been building projects on this land. On the path to building A conversation about architecture with Florian Aicher. These two sheets are stabilized on each other and work collaboratively thanks to the incorporation of vertical elements, usually the windows and the corners, which bind the two sheets together, allowing the massif wood section to be thinner.


Caminada stands up to this task through a sensible but yet powerful architecture, where all elements, from the tiniest detail to the volumetric approach, gain their own significance. The window itself plays a very important role in the architecture of the building. August ISBN Aspects such as culture, politics or economics are now reorganized through the analysis of an architect. He passes on his experience in his role as a professor of architecture and design at the ETH.

caminasa In this way, Caminada expresses again the double theme of this building: Based on his buildings and projects, the exhibition shows how Gion Caminada approaches and prepares planning processes by doing basic socio-economic research and thus solving architectural problems analytically at first.

In order to prevent speculation, the municipality bought all the available building land.

Prices do not include postage and handling if applicable. Tue – Sun 10 am – 6 pm Fri – Sat until caninada Sept. 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.

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By continuing to navigate you declare to accept and consent to the use of cookies pursuant to the relevant terms and conditions. Architecture 1 June These buildings are built with heavy whitened masonry walls, showing a great contrast with the rest of elements in game and their timeless presence.


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Notify me of new comments via email. This valley, wide and very well situated, has been from roman times one of the few natural passes to the neighbouring canton of Ticino, through both the Pass Diesurt and the Passo della Greina.

Florian Aicherarchitect and publicist, Rotis. The Architect, the Cook and the Good Taste. English Type of Publication: Visiting the work of Gion A. Inthe village was awarded the Wakker Prize for preservation of its architectural heritage. Comments 0 Please log in or register to comment. Paperback Swiss brochure with open thread-stitching Publication Date: And afterwards will come quality and beauty, which will come into being, aslong as the building is meaningful.

In the interior, two different aspects accentuate the plasticity and massiveness. You are commenting using your WordPress. Follow us facebook twitter youtube instagram flickr feed rss.

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