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From Barracks to Heidelberg’s Innovation Park

With a large majority the municipal council has approved the framework plan for the Patton Barracks conversion, designed by Hosoya Schaefer and Agence Ter.

Neugasse Zürich Participatory Planning

The first rounds of public participation in the area planning of Neugasse Zurich are completed. Participants formulated ideas and visions for the development of the Neugasse quarter in Zurich.

Oberbillwerder Hamburg

Hosoya Schaefer took part in the 2-day participatory workshop for the Oberbillwerder development, a new city district in the western part of Hamburg.

Dreaming Machines and Digital Biotopes

A text by Markus Schaefer will be published in Digital, the new book edited by Metall Zug.

Press conference and public orientation Innovation Park Zürich

A press conference and a public information event for the innovation park will take place on December 2, 2016 at 15:00 and 19:00 respectively in the city hall of Dübendorf.

Schweizweit at the SAM

Hosoya Schaefer Architects have contributed to the upcoming exhibit with the recently designed Qube Ebikon project

Public Presentation of Qube Ebikon

The mixed-use development, which includes residences, office, retail and a variety of public space, was revealed to the public at the Landihalle in MParc Areal.

Technology and Innovation for Development

Markus Schaefer is a speaker at the lecture series “Technology and Innovation for Development” at the ETH Zürich.

Japan Shop Falkenstrasse

Hosoya Schaefer completed a small shop in the center of Zürich. The store will open in September 2016.

Hiromi Hosoya Jury Member for Asia Architecture Award

2A Architecture and Art Magazine has selected Hiromi Hosoya as a juror for their 2016 Asia Architecture Awards.

Construction in Zürich Altstadt

The Japanese Shop, designed by Hosoya Schaefer Architects, will open to the public September 2016.

“Towards a Science of Cities: A New Perspective on Global Urbanisation”

Markus Schaefer will participate in a panel organised by the Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at the University of Zürich.

Multi-Family Housing in Binz, Switzerland

The building permission process has begun for the 7-unit housing project.

Urban Design Atelier in Solingen, Germany

Hosoya Schaefer Architects participated in a four-day atelier in Solingen, Germany.

First Prize for the Wilhelmsburg North-South Axis Master Plan

Hosoya Schaefer Architects with landscape architects, Agence Ter, have won the international competition for the 41 ha. masterplan of Wilhelmsburg in Hamburg.

Lecture at the Strelka Institute in Moscow

“Hot, Crowded, and Spiky: Cities in the Era of Globalisation”. Markus Schaefer will talk about the challenges cities face in a globalised world.

Presentation of the Expo 27 concept in Rorschach

Markus Schaefer will present the Expo 27 concept in Rorschach on May 18, 2015.

Presentation of the Expo 27 concept in Romanshorn

Markus Schaefer will present the Expo 27 concept in Romanshorn on May 3, 2016.

Control and the Laissez Faire

Markus Schaefer will give a lecture at the ETH Zurich, chair of Prof. Kees Christiaanse on the topic “Control and Laissez Faire”.

Lecture at the Swiss Real Estate Fair in St. Gallen

Markus Schaefer talked about urban design, density and projects at the Swiss Real Estate Fair in St. Gallen.

Expo 27 on the Säntis

Robin Winogrond (Studio Vulkan Landscape Architects) and Markus Schaefer presented the winning concept for the Expo 27 at the annual meeting of the Verein Expo 2027 on top of the Säntis.

Advanced Urban Design at Strelka / Higher School of Economics in Moscow

Markus Schaefer is one of the main tutors at the Advanced Urban Design Masters program.

Expo 27 at the Salon Oberthurgau in Amriswil

Markus Schaefer presented the winning concept for the Expo 27 at a joint meeting of all municipalities in the upper region of the Kanton Thurgau. http://www.oberthurgau.ch

Presentation of the Expo 27 at the Gare de Lion in Wil, SG

Markus Schaefer presented the winning concept for the Expo 27 and joined a panel discussion with the two representatives of St. Gallen in the Council of States – Karin Keller-Sutter and Paul Rechsteiner. The panels was moderated by Kaspar Surber. http://garedelion.ch/

Conference „Zürich – Räumlicher Stand der Dinge“

Markus Schaefer will participate at the conference “Zürich – Räumlicher Stand der Dinge” in the panel “Small city vs. Metropolis” along with Angelus Eisinger, Anouk Kuitenbrouwer, Lukas Schweingruber and Jörg Stollmann moderated by Piet Eckert.

Gare.Débat on Expo 2027

Markus Schaefer will take part in debate Gare.Débat and present the project and process around Expo 2027. The discussion will take part on Thursday, October 15 2015 starting at 19:00 at Gare de Lion, Wil.

1st Prize in the Competition Elbbrücken-Quartier, Hafencity Hamburg

Hosoya Schaefer Architects won the invited urban design competition to plan the Elbbrücken-Quartier at the east entrance of the Hafencity in Hamburg.

1st rank for the Patton Barracks conversion proposal in Heidelberg, Germany

Hosoya Schaefer Architects will be commissioned to work on the conversion of the Patton Barracks, a former US Army base in Heidelberg, Germany, into an innovation and production park.

1st prize for the Swiss National Exposition, “Expo 2027 Bodensee – Ostschweiz”

Team Hosoya Schaefer Architects, Plinio Bachmann and Studio Vulkan won the 1st prize for the Swiss National Exposition, “Expo 2027 Bodensee – Ostschweiz”, competition.

Interview in the Ukranian Week

The Ukranian Week interviewed Markus Schaefer on the occasion of the CANAction Conference in Kiyev.

Roof design for the Herisau Train Station

Hosoya Schaefer Architects together with structural engineers Conzett Bronzini Partner, landscape architects Studio Vulkan and traffic planners IBV Hüsler works on the preliminary design phase of the Herisau train station.

Panel “Transformations of the Built Environment”

Hiromi Hosoya will speak on the panel “Transformations of the Built Environment” on Friday, September 11, 2015 at the ETH’s Future of Open Building Conference. Her presentation will start from 10:00 am at HIL E 3.

Conference Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days 2015

Markus Schaefer will speak at the conference Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days 2015 during the Workshop “Architecture & Space – Energy as Context or Driver”. The conference will take place from August 19 to 21 1015 in Zurich, Switzerland.

Union Pearson Express stations open in Toronto

June 6th 2015 was the opening day of the acclaimed UP express project in Toronto (Canada) whose train stations were under the creative lead of Hosoya Schaefer Architects.

Lecture at CANactions – International Architectural Festival, Kyiv, Ukraine

Markus Schaefer will give a lecture with the topic “Thoughts and projects towards an urban future” at the International Architectural Festival “CANactions 2015” on May 16 2015 in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Conference “The Future of Urbanism”

Markus Schaefer will give a lecture at the conference “The Future of Urbanism” on May 15 2015 at the Museum of Architecture and Design at Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Talk “Asian Impulse in Europe“

Hiromi Hosoya will be a special guest in the talk session with the topic “Asian impulse in Europe” at the Genuss-Film-Festival on 6 May 2015 in Zug, Switzerland.

V Biennale of Architecture St. Petersburg

Dagnija Smilga from Hosoya Schaefer Architects gave a lecture as part of the panel discussion “Modernism and Global Architecture” on April 19 2015 at V Biennale of Architecture in St. Petersburg, Russia.

ZHdK Master Workshop 2015

Markus Schaefer and Lucas Krupp from Hosoya Schaefer Architects in collaboration with Antonio Scarponi will be teaching at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) at the International Master Workshop 2015 “Intencity”.

Lecture “The Future of the City”

Markus Schaefer will deliver the opening lecture “The Future of the City” at the nightly talks held at the Zugorama in Zug. The event is second in a series of five talks organized by Metall Zug, the Technology Forum Zug and the Zug Chamber of Commerce.

Swiss National Innovation Park

Hosoya Schaefer Architects completed the first phase of the planning process for the re-development of a former military airport into the Swiss National Innovation Park, Hub Zurich.

Zumtobel Re:work exhibition

Hosoya Schaefer Architects are part of the “Re-work” exhibition organized by Zumtobel. The office’s proposal for the V-Zug Area in Zug, Switzerland is one of 64 projects world-wide that have been selected.

Expo2027 Bodensee – East Switzerland

Hosoya Schaefer Architects have been selected to take part in the second round of the concept competition for the Expo2027 Bodensee – East Switzerland.

Badrutt’s Palace Hotel

Hosoya Schaefer Architects completed a refurbishment in the landmark hotel Badrutt’s Palace in St. Moritz in collaboration with Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, London and and Gaudenzi Marchesi Müller Architectura SA, Champfèr.

Salon Suisse 2014 – The Final Assembly

We are pleased to announce the closing event of Salon Suisse 2014, a collateral event on the occasion of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. The Final Assembly will take place this week on 20th, 21st and 22nd of November, starting each evening at 6:00 p.m. at the Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi.

ZHAW Winterthur Urban Forum

Markus Schaefer will participate at the international conference Winterthur Urban Forum “Cities of Tomorrow. Cities of Togetherness.” on November 28, 2014 in Winterthur, during the session “Back to the Future of Cities”.

Symposium “Design Positions in Urban Design”

Markus Schaefer will give a lecture at the symposium “Design Positions in Urban Design” on November 7 2014 at the University Stuttgart, Urban Design Institute.

Interview “Gegenwart mit Zukunft”

Archithese Magazine published an interview “Gegenwart mit Zukunft” with Markus Schaefer in its October issue dedicated to the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia under the title “Fundamental Palace”.

Salon Suisse 2014 – Session 3

We are pleased to announce the continuation of Salon Suisse 2014, a Collateral Event of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. Session 3 under the topic “Use – The Culture of Cities” will take place this week on 30th and 31st of October and 1st of November starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi.

“Neue Mitte für die Stadt Glatt!”

Markus Schaefer will give a short lecture about the Swiss National Innovation Park, a project won by Hosoya Schaefer Architects, as a part of the opening event of the exhibition “Neue Mitte für die Stadt Glatt!”. This exhibition is organized by the Group Krokodil in collaboration with Architekturforum Zurich. The lecture begins at 8 pm on October 20.

Salon Suisse 2014 – Session 2

We are pleased to announce the continuation of Salon Suisse 2014, a Collateral Event of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. Session 2 under the topic “Build – The Reality of Cities” will take place on the 9th, 10th, and 11th of October starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi.

Masterplan Municipality Ebikon

Hosoya Schaefer Architects in collaboration with Studio Vulkan Landschaftsarchitekten and IBV Hüsler have been selected to prepare a masterplan for the municipality Ebikon, LU.

Salon Suisse 2014 – Session 1

We are pleased to announce the continuation of Salon Suisse 2014, a Collateral Event of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. Session 1 under the topic “Design – The Nature of Cities” will take place on the 4th, 5th, and 6th of September starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi.

Baukollegium Dietikon

Markus Schaefer became a member of the Baukollegium of the town of Dietikon.

1st rank – Swiss National Innovation Park, Hub Dübendorf

The proposal by Hosoya Schaefer Architects was chosen for further development. All three projects of the study are exhibited in the City Hall in Dübendorf from August 27 until September 30, 2014.

Canton Mars

A Reading and Conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson, Philipp Theisohn und Markus Schaefer on September 10th, 2014 at Seebad Utoquai, Zürich. The evening is a satellite event of Salon Suisse, organized by Pro Helvetia at the 2014 Architecture Biennale in Venice.

Conference “Ljubljana Forum 2014”

Markus Schaefer will participate in the international conference “Ljubljana Forum 2014” on September 26, 2014 at Lubljana’s Castle in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Debate “Understanding Switzerland”

Markus Schaefer will participate in the event and the debate organized by Das Magazin “Understanding Switzerland III: The Next Hundred Years” at the Theater Neumarkt on June 25.

Salon Suisse 2014 Opening Event

The opening event of “The next 100 Years – Scenarios for an Alpine City State” curated by Hiromi Hosoya & Markus Schaefer will take place on 7th June at 11 a.m. at Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi.

Lecture “Urban Systems – Working in an Urban Age”

Markus Schaefer will give a lecture at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) on May 14, 2014.

Symposium “Urbanism, City development, Spatial planning: Are architects still necessary?”

Markus Schaefer will participate in the symposium “Urbanism, City development, Spatial planning: Are architects still necessary?” on May 10 2014 at the ZHAW, Institute Urban Landscape.

1st rank – Area development Railway Station Herisau

Hosoya Schaefer Architects won the competition for the new station square and the station area development in Herisau, Switzerland.

Master’s thesis review at the Institute of Architecture and Spatial Planning, University of Lichtenstein

Hiromi Hosoya will be a guest critic during the Master’s thesis review at the University of Lichtenstein, Institute of Architecture and Spatial Planning on April 16, 2014.

Symposium “Strategies and Planning Instruments for Polycentric City Regions”

Markus Schaefer participates in the symposium “Strategies and Planning Instruments for Polycentric City Regions” at the ETH Zurich.

Lecture at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design

Markus Schaefer will give a lecture at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design on March 26, 2014.

Innovationspark Dübendorf

Hosoya Schaefer Architects has been selected to take part in the urban design study “Nationaler Innovationspark, Hubstandort Dübendorf” on the site of the Dübendorf Airport.

Studienverfahren Areal V-Zug AG

“City as laboratory” by Hosoya Schaefer Architects was chosen for further development. All five projects of the study were exhibited in the Zugorama in Zug until January 31, 2014.

iF Communication Design Award

MobiGlobe 3 has been awarded the iF Communication Design Award 2014 in the category “Corporate Architecture – Communication Media in Architecture and Public Spaces”.

MobiGlobe on display in Basel

The project MobiGlobe, designed by Hosoya Schaefer Architects, will be exhibited at several locations in Basel beginning January 30th.

“Meister des kleinen Raums” – Interview with Markus Schaefer in Transhelvetica Magazine

An interview with Markus Schaefer “Meister des kleinen Raums” is featured in the January issue of Transhelvetica Magazine.

Butterfly House

The final development of the Butterfly house is still underway, though construction is paused for the winter. However, the concrete work for the building structure is now complete.

Woman in Business Magazine

Hiromi Hosoya and Markus Schaefer are featured in the issue “Doppelt erfolgreich” of Woman in Business Magazine, November 2013.

MobiGlobe at the Museum for Communication in Berlin

MobiGlobe, a project for the Autostadt in Wolfsburg, is exhibited at the “Museum für Kommunikation” in Berlin from November 1 to January 5, 2014.

Hosoya Schaefer Architects will curate the “Salon Suisse”

Hosoya Schaefer Architects will curate the “Salon Suisse” at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia.

Grand Prix at Red Dot Communication Award 2013 Gala for MobiGlobe 3

The project MobiGlobe, designed by Hosoya Schaefer Architects, received a Grand Prix in the category of Interface Design at the Red Dot Communication Award 2013 gala!

Union Pearson Express wins Project of the Year

Union Pearson Express, Toronto, was awarded the Project of the Year. Hosoya Schaefer was asked by Winkreative to develop a design for all stations, define a coherent architectural language and coordinate it with the commissioned architects.

SYMPOSIUM “TOWARDS A SOCIAL AESTHETIC IN ARCHITECTURE?”

Hiromi Hosoya will participate in the Symposium “Towards a Social Aesthetic in Architecture?” at MAK Vienna on September 24th.

Butterfly House

Update on the construction of the Butterfly House in France.

Post-Oil City – The History of the City’s Future

The MobiGlobe project is part of Arch+’s traveling exhibition “Post-Oil City: The History of the City’s Future,” coming up next in the US, Ghana, and Bolivia.

Symposium “Performativer Urbanismus”

Markus Schaefer will participate in the Symposium “Performativer Urbanismus” at TU Munich.

Red Dot Communication Design Award

MobiGlobe 3 has been awarded the Red Dot Communication Design Award: Best of the Best 2013 in the category Interface Design!

Butterfly House

Construction of the Butterfly House in France began on June 17th, 2013.

Badrutt’s Palace Hotel in St. Moritz

Construction began on May 27th, 2013 for the alteration of the Badrutt’s Palace Hotel in St. Moritz.

CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival, Turin

“MobiGlobe – A Film by Autostadt in Wolfsburg” will be screened at the 16th CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival (May 31st – June 5th 2013, Turin, Italy) as part of the Panorama Shorts section.

Lecture at the Latvian Art Academy

Hiromi Hosoya will give a lecture at the Latvian Art Academy on May 17, 2013.

Deauville Green Awards, France

The new edition of MobiGlobe films on sustainable mobility was screened at the Deauville Green Awards.

Holcim Forum Mumbai, India

Hiromi Hosoya and Markus Schaefer were guests at the 4th International Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction in Mumbai, India.

Discussion with Riken Yamamoto and Kees Christiaanse

Hiromi Hosoya joined the discussion with Riken Yamamoto and Kees Christiaanse moderated by Hubertus Adam.

ZHdK Master Workshop 2013

Markus Schaefer and Isabelle Bentz were teaching a unit at the ZHdK Master Workshop 2013 “Mapping the city – design strategies in the urban space”.

Talk at ZHdK & University of Zurich

Markus Schaefer gave a talk at the Executive Masters program of the ZHdK and the University of Zurich invited by Marina Leuenberger.

McKinsey CTO conference 2013

Markus Schaefer gave the keynote lecture at the CTO conference 2013 at the McKinsey Alpine University in Kitzbühel on 21.3.2013.

CityTrackerX

Markus Schaefer became a co-founder, partner and head of research in the new, privately funded start-up company CityTrackerX AG.

Stadt neu bauen

Markus Schaefer moderates the second panel of the ETH colloquium “Stadt neu bauen – Ziele für die Stadt von morgen”.

Warum die Schweiz urbaner werden muss

Das Magazin organized a round table on the topic of urban development in Zürich.

2nd and 1st prizes Areal Warmbächliweg

Overall masterplan concept – 2nd prize
Exemplary building proposals – 1st prize

CH – Räumlicher Stand der Dinge

On 1.12.12 Markus Schaefer will participate at the ZHdK conference in the panel on infrastructure, planning and development.

Re-Form

Hiromi Hosoya will give a lecture in the series “Re-Form” at the Chair of Marc Angélil on November 26, 2012.

Suburbia – Quo vadis?

Markus Schaefer gave a lecture at the German Architecture Centre (Deutsches Architekturzentrum) at the event “Suburbia – Quo Vadis” organized by the Technical University of Dortmund and the University of Luxembourg.

Learning from Tokyo – Arch+ issue

The Learning from Tokyo symposium and exhibition resulted in an issue of ARCH+ which is being published on the occasion of the 13th Architectural Venice Biennale.

Summer Academy “From Suburb to City”

Markus Schaefer gave the final presentation at the Summer Academy “From Suburb to City” in Zürich.

Interview Learning from Tokyo

Homegate TV made an interview on the occasion of the Learning from Tokyo Exhibition.

Learning from Tokyo on Baunetz

Baunetz.de featured the Learning from Tokyo exhibition and symposium in their weekly special issue no. 263.

Lecture at GreenCity

Markus Schaefer presented “City Futures” at an event organized by Combosition, Bern, for Losinger Marazzi at the site of their new development “Green City” in Zürich Manegg.

Learning from Tokyo on Hochparterre

Hochparterre visited the symposium and exhibition. Read about their five learnings here.

Learning from Tokyo opening

«Learning from Tokyo» is a symposium and an exhibition in Zurich – organized by the «Learning from Tokyo»-Group in cooperation with Architekturforum Zürich – that showcases small scale housing projects by young, creative architecture offices in Japan.

Urban Reset

Interview by Angelus Eisinger and Jörg Seifert in “Urban Reset” published by Birkhäuser.

Lecture Helbling Symposium

Markus Schaefer gave a presentation “City Futures” at the “12. Helbling Banken Symposium” at the Baur au Lac in Zürich, Switzerland on January 25, 2012 organized by Helbling Corporate Finance.

Lecture at Joint Alumni Conference

Presentation at the dinner hosted by the Fulbright Alumni Association on the occasion of the Joint Alumni Conference (JAC). The conference will take place in Zürich on September 30 at the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue.

Red Dot

For the project “Universum der Ozeane”.

Universum der Ozeane App

The project “Universum der Ozeane” or “Ocean Worlds” is now also available as an iPad App.

Deutscher Designpreis Award

Nomination for the project “Universum der Ozeane”.

Metropolitankonferenz Zürich

Hosoya Schaefer will show their analysis of the metropolitan region of Zürich at the Metropolitankonferenz, on May 6 at the Technopark Zürich. This meeting is organized by the association of cities, municipalities and cantons also called the Metropolitankonferenz.

Harvard University

Hiromi Hosoya concluded her advanced options studio at the Graduate School of Harvard University with a final review. The studio studied the site of the 1970 World Expo in Osaka, Japan and proposed strategies, masterplan proposals and architectural projects for its redevelopment.

Columbia University

Hosoya Schaefer Architects have been invited to give a presentation in the seminar on graphic narratives by Michael Rock at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning an Preservation.

Global PechaKucha Day – Inspire Japan

Hiromi Hosoya participated in the Global PechaKucha Day which was held at the Graduate School of Design of Harvard University. The 20×20 presentations were focused on 3 main themes INSPIRE, JAPAN, RECOVERY.

Post2000Talks

Isabelle Bentz presented the Mobiglobe project at the Post2000Talks at the Galeria Luis Serpa Projectos, Rua Tenente Raul Cascais 1B, 1250-268 Lisboa, Portugal.

iF Communication Design Gold Award 2011

For the project “Universum der Ozeane” produced for and with ZDF.

Serious Games Award 2011

For the project “Universum der Ozeane”.

New Metabolism

Hiromi Hosoya is teaching an advanced options studio at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. The studio with the title “New Metabolism” is researching possibilities and generating projects for redeveloping the site of the World Exhibition 1970 in Osaka.

Baby Rems

Metropolis Magazine published an updated lineage of former collaborators of Rem Koolhaas.

Between Content and Context

Markus Schaefer and Hiromi Hosoya gave a lecture at the ETH Zürich on territorial planning and urban design.

Interview in Domus China

WHAT IS THE FUTURE FOR CHINA’S ARCHITECTS
Markus Schaefer was interviewed by Brendan McGetrick for Domus China.

Annual congress of Slovene architects and Spatial planners

Markus Schaefer participated at the annual congress of Slovene architects and Spatial planners with a short presentation and participation at a panel discussion.

Digital Realities

Markus Schaefer is participating in the 3d symposium with the title “Human, Space and virtual Reality” at the Perception Lab of the University of Applied Sciences OWL on October 29, 2010 . The symposium invites professionals who driven by diverse motivations are working in the area of virtual spaces. The title of the lecture is “Digital Realities”.

Interview with Jürg Conzett

Hiromi Hosoya interviewed Jürg Conzett in Chur, Switzerland, 2010 for Journal of Architecture and Building Science published by Architectural Institute of Japan.

Switzerland 3.0

Markus Schaefer gave a presentation at the Switzerland 3.0 meeting at the Cabaret Voltaire in Zürich.

Skolkovo Innovation Center

Markus Schaefer is acting as an adviser for urban design and planning to Maxmakers, Zürich, who has been charged with preparing a development strategy for the new Skolkovo Innovation Center.

Sustainable Urban Patterns

Swiss National Science Foundation, National Research Programme NRP 65 – Joint Research Project “Sustainable Urban Patterns (SUPat)”

Oslo Association of Architects

Markus Schaefer gave a public lecture at the Chamber of Architects in Oslo. The lecture was organized by OAF (Oslo Association of Architects) in Oslo.

THE ESSENTIAL HOUSE

Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien – Architectural Design Studio by Hiromi Hosoya, 2010

AnAn

Publications of the project “AnAn”, Wolfsburg, Germany, 2007

URBAN MUTATIONS ON THE EDGE

Markus Schaefer spoke in the lecture series, “Urban mutations on the edge – classifying emergent phenomena in developing territories” at the chair of Marc Angélil at ETH Zürich. Title of the lecture was “Re-“.

1st ex aequo – St. Moritz Station

“Sun Peak” has been chosen as the basis for further area development at St. Moritz station.

Airport Engadin

Publications of the project “Airport Engadin”, Samedan – St. Moritz, Switzerland, 2008

Partnership Šmartinska

Publications of the project: “Masterplan Partnership Smartinska”, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2008

ZDF News Studio

Publications of the project “ZDF News Studio”, Mainz, Germany, 2009

The (im)perfect City

Markus Schaefer speaks at the Executive Campus HSG in the “St. Galler Forum für Baudienstleistungen entlang dem Lebenszyklus von Gebauden” on “The (im)perfect City”.

Balkanology – Architekturzentrum Wien

Hosoya Schaefer Architects were invited to exhibit Šmartinska Partnership, a mater plan project in Ljubljana at the Architekturzentrum Wien, Austria.

Urban RESET

International Conference: “urban RESET. How to Activate Immanent Potentials of Urban Spaces” at the Hamburg HafenCity University. Markus Schaefer speaks about “Urban Planning between Form and Performance” in Block 4:” Economic Perspectives” moderated by Prof. Gernot Grabher. [Flyer]

“Re-“, Kornhausforum

Markus Schaefer speaks at the Kornhausforum in Bern in the lecture series “Schöne neue Welten” organized by the Bern University of Applied Science on “Re-“.

3RD PRIZE – COMPETITION AARBURG

For a station development in Aarburg.

MobiGlobe

Publications of the project: “MobiGlobe”, Autostadt, Wolfsburg, 2005

“Why Cities? – Mapping and Reality”

“Why Cities? – Mapping and Reality”, lecture on city planning at the chair of Information Architecture at the ETH Zürich. The lecture was taking place in the newly built Value Lab where now also a version of Mobiglobe produced in collaboration with Shiftcontrol is installed. [podcast: link]

Steel Construction Forum

Markus Schaefer speaks at the Stahlbauforum in Baden, Switzerland. [link, pdf]

Kunstareal München

Markus Schaefer speaks at a conference on the “Kunstareal München” in Münich, Germany. [link]

Die Perfekte Stadt

Hiromi Hosoya and Markus Schaefer are featured in “Das Magazin” in the issue 2009/12 “Menschen, denen die Zukunft gehoert”.

Hypercore Office

Publications of the project “Hypercore Office”, Milan, Italy, 2007

Mobility and Immobility in the New Architecture Practice

Jilly Traganou’s interview with Hiromi Hosoya and Markus Schaefer on “Mobility and Immobility in the New Architecture Practice” in 2009.

Mapping Switzerland

Publications of the project: “Mapping Switzerland”, Hosoya Schaefer Architects, 2004

DRS4 Talk

Finn Canonica’s interview with Markus Schaefer on “Sustainable Systems: An Agenda for a Science of Cities” in 2008.

Urban Flux

Hosoya, Hiromi and Schaefer, Markus: “Urban Flux”.

Balkanology – Swiss Architecture Museum

Hosoya Schaefer Architects is represented with the Šmartinska Partnership project and a text “Light Capital” by Markus Schaefer.

SCALE SHIFT

Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien – Architectural Design Studio by Hiromi Hosoya, 2008

HOLCIM AWARDS 2008

Acknowledgment for the Hypercore Office building in Santa Giuila, Milan, Italy.

Floating House

Publications of the project “Floating House”, Wolfsburg, Germany, 2006

1st PRIZE – ŠMARTINSKA PARTNERSHIP

Hosoya Schaefer Architects win first prize in the “Šmartinska Partnership” competition.

vlow! conference

Markus Schaefer speaks at the vlow! conference in Bregenz, Austria.

Pecha Kucha Night

On invitiation from Moroso, Markus Schaefer speaks at the Pecha Kucha Night at the Furniture Fair in Milan, Italy.

Cities in Motion – Bucharest

Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien – Research and Urban Design Studio by Markus Schaefer, 2008

Constructing Strategies

Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien – Seminar on design process by Markus Schaefer, 2008

1st PRIZE – SUN GATE

Hosoya Schaefer Architects win the first prize in the competition for Engadin Airport in St.Moritz – Samedan, Switzerland.

CONTRACTWORLD AWARDS 2008

Special Award “New Generation” for the project ANAN in Wolfsburg.

Cities in Motion – Centrope

Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien – Research and Urban Design Studio by Markus Schaefer, 2007/8

2007 Event Design Award Silver

Together with Ralph Appelbaum Ass., New York, and Henn Architekten, Munich, Hosoya Schaefer Architects won an Event Design Silver Award “Permanent Installation” for the Mobiglobe project at Autostadt, Wolfsburg.

Universität der Künste in Berlin

Hiromi Hosoya lectures at the Universität der Künste in Berlin, Germany.

Design as research – research as design

Erhard An-He Kinzelbach’s interview with Markus Schaefer on “Design as Research – Research as Design” in 2007.

Bratislava, Slovakia

Hiromi Hosoya lectures at Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien

Markus Schaefer speaks at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in the series ‘Next Life’. Title of the lecture is: ‘Maps, Scripts, Prototypes’.  Interview with Erhard An-He Kinzelbach.

Technische Universität Wien

Markus Schaefer speaks at the Technical University of Vienna in a conference on strategic building for corporations. Title: ‘Crossmedia Architecture’

Freezone Basel

Markus Schaefer participates at a panel discussion at the Architecture Museum in Basel in the context of Freezone. The panel is organized by the ETH Studio Basel, headed by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron and discusses city planning: ‘Wer plant die Stadt’. A video can be seen here.

Light Capital

Hosoya Schaefer Architects were invited to exhibit ‘Light Capital: Urban Scripts for Ljubljana’ at the City Hall in Ljubljana.

Japan Now – Cornell University

Hosoya Schaefer Architects were invited to exhibit projects at the Cornell University, Ithaca in New York, and to speak at the conference ‘Japan Now: Country Positions in Architecture’ at Cornell University and the Japan Society in New York.

Stuttgarter Medientage

Markus Schaefer speaks at the Stuttgarter Medientage in the section on Media and Architecture. The conference is taking place in the Römerkastell Bad Cannstatt on November 9 and 10.

Cornell University “Japan Now”

Hiromi Hosoya speaks at the conference ‘Japan Now: Country Positions in Architecture’ at Cornell University and the Japan Society in New York. The speakers are Momoyo Kaijima (Atelier Bow-Wow), Mitsuhiro Kanada (ARUP), Hiromi Hosoya (Hosoya Schaefer Architects) and Taira Nishizawa (Taira Nishizawa Architects). Keynote speaker is Toyo Ito (Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects).

Cities in Motion

Hosoya Schaefer is part of a team awarded a grant by the Swiss Federal department for culture for the development of a documentary movie on mobility. The documentary will be produced by Condor Communications (producer: Patrick Müller) and Interscience Film/Gero von Boehm and coauthored by Chris Reuter and Markus Schaefer.

Der Totale Finanzplatz

Markus Schaefer is featured in Hochparterre, no.08 in 2006.

Scripting

Jennifer Sigler and Roemer van Toorn’s interview with Markus Schaefer on “Scripting: Light Capital, Ljubljana” in Hunch, 2006.

Venice Biennale – Projecting the City

Hosoya Schaefer is invited by the 10th Venice Architecture Biennale, Cities, Architecture and Society, curated by Richard Burdett.

Fast Forward Architecture

Markus Schaefer is featured in ‘Grenzgänger’ 9/06.

Kulturzone 06

Kulturzone 06 – 5 Tage 5 Themen, organized by the Schirn Kunsthalle and Messe Frankfurt. Markus Schaefer participated in a panel moderated by Volker Albus.

Volkswagen Global Conference

Presentation to Volkswagen’s group wide “Global Conference” in Wolfsburg with the presence of the entire upper management of the group.

The Architecture of Hospitals

Publications of the project: “The Architecture of Hospitals” at Berlage Institute, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2006

“Architectures” Trendtag 2006

Trendtag 2006 at the Curio Haus in Hamburg organized by Trendbüro. Markus Schaefer talks about ‘Architectures’.

LIGHT CAPITAL

Berlage Institute, Rotterdam – Research and Urban Design Studio: “Light Capital – Urban Scripts for Ljubljana”, 2005

Architektur, Branding und die Entstehung neuer Bautypen

Architektur, Branding und die Entstehung neuer Bautypen (Graphik) [pdf] Hosoya, Hiromi and Schaefer, Markus: “Architektur, Branding und die Entstehung neuer Bautypen”. in: Judit Solt, Marken Bauen, Archithese, March 2006, p.11

Symposium on Metropolitan Regions

International Symposium on Metropolitan Regions at the Technical University of Munich with a lecture by Markus Schaefer.

Guangzhou: City of Commodities

Guangzhou: City of Commodities [pdf] Hosoya, Hiromi and Schaefer, Markus: “Guangzhou: City of Commodities”. in: Urban China, 07, 2006, p.112

Technology and Shopping

Interview with Markus Schaefer [pdf] Sara Manuelli: “Interview with Markus Schaefer of Hosoya Schaefer Architects, Zurich, Switzerland”, in Sara Manuelli (ed), Design for Shopping, Abbeville Press, New York, London 2006, p.36-43

B-Zone – Becoming Europe and Beyond

Hosoya Schaefer participated in the exhibition ‘B-Zone, Becoming Europe and Beyond’ at the Kunst-Werke Berlin curated by Anselm Franke with work by Ursula Bieman, Angela Melitopoulos and Lisa Parks.

The Aluminum House

Publications of the project: “The Aluminum House”, Groningen, The Netherlands, 2005 in collaboration with Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects, Tokyo

Mapping Global Cities

Research and mapping project on global cities by Hosoya Schaefer Architects, 2005

Cornell University

Hiromi Hosoya lectures at Cornell University on ‘Recent Work’.

Education of the Architect

Markus Schaefer gave an introduction at the European Forum Alpbach to a panel on the education of the architect which was part of the Alpbach Architekturgespräche.

EASA 2005

Markus Schaefer gave a lecture at the 2005 EASA conference in Bergün, Switzerland.

Architecture of Hospitals

Markus Schaefer talks at the Conference The Architecture of Hospitals in the section of Aaron Betsky. The conference presents hospitals as major works of architecture and as buildings that have an impact on the healing processes of the patients as well as on the well-being of the hospital as an organization.

THE ARCHITECTURE OF HOSPITALS

Berlage Institute, Rotterdam – Research and Design Studio: “The Architecture of Hospitals”, 2004

Probebohrungen

Probebohrungen [pdf] Die Weltwoche, no.52/53, December 2004, p.84-91

Architekturzentrum Wien

Virtual dschungle 3, Shopping – The Precise Control over Seduction and Indulgence. Markus Schaefer is on the panel with Mariusz Demner, Michael Gassner, Florian Pollack, Georg Petrovic and Oliver Schürer.

De Intense Stad

Hosoya Schaefer Architects exhibit their project “Vondellaan te Groningen”.

Cluster “Kreativwirtschaft Zürich”

Markus Schaefer participates in the Workshop ‘Cluster Kreativwirtschaft’ at the ZHdK.

Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction

Hiromi Hosoya and Markus Schaefer participate on the panel Marketplaces – shopping malls at the Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction.

ORF, Austria

Markus Schaefer is featured in ‘Gespräch am Samstag’ of the Radio Tirol.

Platform Gras

Hiromi Hosoya and Markus Schaefer give a lecture at the Platform Gras in Groningen, the Netherlands.

Das Jahr 2004, Ein Blick auf die Welt

Das Jahr 2004, Ein Blick auf die Welt Das Magazin, no.49, December 2003, p.42-47

Wired Atlas

Wired Atlas [pdf] Schaefer, Markus, De Graaf, Renier, Deuthinger, Theo and de Ru, Nanne: “Atlas Space”. in: Wired, June 2003, p.118-131

Projects

Architecture

Station square and station roof in Herisau, Switzerland
Current state: preliminary design

Multi-family house in Binz, Switzerland
Current state: building permission

Interior design for an apartment in Park Tower, Zug
Recently completed

Innovative highrise on the countryside, Kanton Schwyz, Switzerland
Current state: concept

Parking garage with shop in Zug, Switzerland
Current state: preliminary design

Riedmatt Ebikon
Housing, retail, ateliers
Current state: concept design

Seegarten Altendorf
Family-living, elderly-living, retail
Current state: preliminary design phase

House Chile
Innovative single family home in forrest setting
Current state: building permit submission

Buchs Areal Fegeren
Building for precision-industry
Current state: study

Urban Design

Technologycluster Zug
Urban framework plan and design concept

Masterplan Industriestrasse Nord, Zug, Switzerland

Hafencity Elbbrückenquartier, Hamburg
Masterplan and urban framework plan

Wilhelmsburg Elbinselquartier, Hamburg
Masterplan, urban framework plan and typology studies

National Innovation Park Switzerland, Hub Zurich
Development studies

Innovation- and production park Patton Barracks, Heidelberg
Urban framework plan

Wil West, Kanton Thurgau, Switzerland
Urban design concept

Urban design concept for a site in Uzwil, Switzerland

Urban design concept for a site in Kanton Schwyz, Switzerland

Urban design concept with public participation for Neugasse Zürich

Masterplan Dierikon, Switzerland

Urban System Research

Mobiglobe Autostadt Wolfsburg, Volkswagen, Germany
Mobility research

Strelka Institute, Moscow
Teaching: Advanced Urban Design

Development strategy for 3 communities in the Kanton St. Gallen, Switzerland

Contact

Zürich office

Flüelastrasse 10 8048 Zürich Switzerland (Google Maps)
T. +41 (0)43 243 6313 F. +41 (0)43 243 6315
office@hosoyaschaefer.com

Kyoto office

Jimukinoueda bldg. 602 21 Sakaimachi Gojo-Takakurakado Shimogyoku Kyoto Japan
T. +81 (0)75 744 5103
office@hosoyaschaefer.com