“Switzerland – Deep Urbanism for an Age of Disruption” has been published by Strelka Press, with a foreword by Anastassia Smirnova.
HOSOYA SCHAEFER @home
Due to recent events Hosoya Schaefer works from home starting March 16, with only the most important meetings and activities happening physically. We are fully functional and reachable via the normal channels.
1st Prize – Metalli-Areal, Zug
HSA wins the 1st prize for the Metalli-Areal, Zug together with NYX Architectes. The proposal selected among three planning teams, led by Hosoya Schaefer, will be presented to the public on 12 March.
Benninger Areal Construction Site – Live Webcam
The construction of “Birkenhof” on the Benninger Areal has begun. The evolution can be followed with this webcam.
Second Prize for “Tal- und Bergstation RIGI BAHNEN”
Hosoya Schaefer Architects and team receive the second prize in the selective competition with prequalification “Tal- und Bergstation RIGI BAHNEN” in Weggis, Switzerland.
Symposium – Politecnico Torino
Markus Schaefer gives a lecture about “The Industrious City” during the Hybrid Factory/Hybrid City Symposium at the Politecnico Torino, Italy, February 14, 2020.
IBAʼ27 in Nürtingen
In his presentation at the fourth plenary session of IBAʼ27 in Nürtingen, Zurich architect Markus Schaefer shows examples of the office‘s work and thinking on „The Industrious City“.
Smart City – World Web Forum
Markus Schaefer moderates two sessions in the track “Smart City” at the World Web Forum in Zurich, Switzerland, January 16-17, 2020.
Pecha Kucha / Japan Night
Hiromi Hosoya and Markus Schaefer show work and ideas at the Japan Night at the Tanzhaus, Zurich.
Sounding Board Smart City Zürich
Markus Schaefer takes part in the sounding board Smart City Zurich upon the invitation of the city development office and its director Anna Schindler.
4. Plenum Internationale Bauausstellung 2027 StadtRegion Stuttgart
In a series of short lectures on various topics relevant to the IBA, Markus Schaefer discusses and illustrates the “Industrious City”.
Architecture of Migration Riga
Markus Schaefer gives the opening lecture of the second day and talks about “Deep Urbanism” and Switzerland as a case study. The lecture has been generously supported by the Swiss Consulate in Riga.
Bochumer Stadtgespräche: Wissen und Stadt
Transformation of the Bochum Campus into the knowledge district of the future.
AIA COD Conference in Lucerne
Markus Schaefer gives a keynote at the AIA COD Conference in Lucerne, Switzerland. His lecture “Switzerland – Deep Urbanism in an Age of Instability” discusses a new look at the interplay of city, landscape and infrastructure.
Smart Use Workshop
Markus Schaefer, together with Joris Van Wezemael (ETH Zurich) and Oleg Lavrovsky datalets.ch, will lead the final workshop on the “Smart Use” project on September 19, 2019.
Hiromi Hosoya AIA International Design Award jury member
Hiromi Hosoya will be a jury member of the 2019 AIA International Design Award on September 7, 2019 in Lausanne.
Hosoya Schaefer appoints new associates
Hosoya Schaefer is pleased to announce that Axel Schmidt, Katharina Keckeis, Valentin Ott and Mélanie Jeannet will support the office as Associates from July 1.
First Prize Primary School «Christoph Merian»
Hosoya Schaefer Architects won the competition for the extension and renovation of the primary school Christoph Merian in Basel.
First Prize for “Salina Raurica Ost”
Hosoya Schaefer Architects and team won first prize in the urban design competition with prequalification “Salina Raurica Ost” in Pratteln, Basel-Landschaft.
Hosoya Schaefer appoints Alexander Kneer as new Partner
Hosoya Schaefer is very pleased to announce that Alexander Kneer has joined the new partnership from May 1, 2019.
Bahnstadt Nürtingen part of project network IBA2027
Our project “Bahnstadt Nürtingen” will become part of the project network of the building exhibition IBA2027 – Stadtregion Stuttgart.
HSA one of the prizewinners for Viererfeld / Mittelfeld, Bern
Hosoya Schaefer Architects, Vogt landscape architects, Porta, Transsolar, Lüchinger + Meyer and HSSP win second place in housing of the selective urban design competition Viererfeld / Mittelfeld.
Building Excellence Conference
Markus Schaefer gives a talk «Digital Twins – Real Intelligence” at the Building Excellence conference in Kriens.
Panel discussion «Stadtentwicklung Zürich» at the occasion of 100 years Halter at the Architekturforum Zürich.
Barbara Zeleny and Markus Schaefer present the project Neugasse at Creative Wednesday.
Zurich University of the Arts
Markus Schaefer joins a panel at the Art School Zurich “Between Arts and Spaces. The Creative Practices of City Making” with Angeli Sachs, Antonio Scarponi, Prof. Fawwaz Habbal, Hans Widmer and Marianne Burki.
Train Station Herisau
Presentation of the train station project Herisau at the Wandelbar in Herisau.
Arbeitswelt 2038 Conference
Markus Schaefer talks at the «Arbeitswelt 2038» Conference by Curem.
Swiss Federation of Architects
Markus Schaefer joins a panel at the Swiss Federation of Architects meeting at the Podium Cabaret Voltaire led by André Bideau.
Markus Schaefer gives a guest lecture at the ETH in the course Technology and Innovation for Development by Philipp Aerni.
Markus Schaefer talks at the Making-Of Symposium organized by Denkstadt GmbH at the Zentrale Pratteln.
Press Conference Engadin Airport
The President of the Government Council of the Canton Dr. Mario Cavigelli, the Regionalflughafen Samedan, Hosoya Schaefer & Blarer Reber and project lead Daniel Peter are inviting to the information event for the new airport on August 27, from 9:00 – 12:00.
Moscow Urban Forum 2018
Markus Schaefer will be a speaker at the Moscow Urban Forum 2018 taking place between July 17th and 22nd at Zaryadye Park in Moscow.
TechnologyCluster Zug at biennale i2a, Lugano
The project TechnologyCluster Zug was featured in the exhibition Vertical Urban Factory by Nina Rappaport shown at the occasion of the biennale i2a in Lugano.
At the Open House Event of the Verein Innovationspark Zentralschweiz on Thursday, June 28, Markus Schaefer will give a lecture on “Digital Twins”.
City council votes for the TechnologyCluster Zug
In its session on May, 2018, the city council of Zug votes unanimously for the development of the Technologycluster Zug. The cluster will ultimately provide room for more than 4’000 jobs and living space for about 400 inhabitants.
First Prize Airport Engadin
Hosoya Schaefer Architects won first prize in the invited competition for airport Samedan in collaboration with Blarer & Reber Architekten.
Markus Schaefer and Hiromi Hosoya will have a final review of their advanced options studio – The Industrious City, on April 30, 2018 at the Graduate School of Design. Mike Guyer from Gigon/Guyer Architekten will be joining for the review.
Lecture Baukunst Hannover
Office presentation by Markus Schaefer in the lecture series JUNGE BAUKUNST, on Monday, April 16, 19:00 in the Gropiushaus Hannover.
Dietenbach Freiburg, Germany
Hosoya Schaefer, Agence ter and IBV were selected in the urban design competition for the new city district of Dietenbach in Freiburg, Germany together with three other teams to enter the next phase, which includes participatory workshops for the wider public.
Wil West – Three municipalities, two cantons and one region
The Swiss federal government will support the development of Wil West with its agglomeration fund. The urban development framework was developed by Hosoya Schaefer Architects in collaboration with Studio Vulkan and IBV Hüsler. We are excited about the positive decision.
Masterplan Ebikon at Stadtlandtag 2018
Hosoya Schaefer, Studio Vulkan and IBV Hüsler presented the project “Masterplan Ebikon” at Stadtlandtag 2018. Ten selected planning projects were discussed publicly.
Public Lecture Media Shop, Kyoto
Hiromi Hosoya is giving a public lecture on January 13, at Media Shop in Kyoto, Japan. This lecture is organised by SDP Ritsumeikan Architecture and Urban Design.
Neugasse Zürich: Presentation Urban Development Concept
Hosoya Schaefer, as part of a team of authors, completed an urban development concept for the participatory planning process “Neugasse Zürich” that is rooted in the ideas, wishes and continued feedback of the public.
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Markus Schaefer and Hiromi Hosoya are appointed to teach a design studio (Spring 2018) in the department of Urban Planning and Design.
Smart Use: Space, Growth, and Big Data
Hosoya Schaefer Architects is launching a new research project using innovative toolsets for the digital age of urban planning, together with Joris van Wezemael (ETH Zürich) and Oleg Lavrovsky (datalets.ch).
Third prize for «Bahnhofplatz 1, Altdorf»
Hosoya Schaefer Architects partnered with HSSP AG and Schnetzler Puskas was awarded the third prize for the design of the “UKB Neubau Bahnhofplatz 1” in Altdorf.
First prize for “Bahnstadt Nürtingen”
Hosoya Schaefer Architects won the first prize in the open 2-stage urban design competition “Bahnstadt Nürtingen”. The competition exhibition will be on display starting Monday, September 18.
Call for Innovators
A large swiss foundation has asked us to identify novel innovative projects and young companies that contribute to social and environmental sustainability in Switzerland in relation to mobility and the use of space.
Markus Schaefer will be speaking on the topic of digital transformation in architecture at the Grohe Dialog at the Kunsthaus Zürich on September 12th, 6:30pm
City Unfinished Conference
Markus Schaefer will be speaking at the «City Unfinished» urban planning conference at the SAAL Biennaal in Tallin on the 30th of August.
First prize for conversion of the Benninger Areal, Uzwil
Hosoya Schaefer Architects won first prize in an invited competition for a new residential and commercial development in Uzwil, Switzerland.
First Prize for Urban Design competition “Südliche Dessauer Strasse“, Wolfsburg
Hosoya Schaefer Architects together with Vogt landscape architects have won the invited urban design competition “Südliche Dessauer Strasse“ in Wolfsburg-Westhagen, Germany.
Lecture Tokyo University of the Arts
Hiromi Hosoya will be giving a lecture at Tokyo University of the Arts on June 23rd 2017.
Lecture Tokyo City University
Hiromi Hosoya will be giving a lecture at Tokyo City Universtity on June 22, 2017.
Lecture Tokyo Denki University
Hiromi Hosoya will be giving a public Lecture at Tokyo Denki University on June 20 at 18:30pm in Tokyo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Publications of the project “Airport Engadin”, Samedan – St. Moritz, Switzerland, 2008
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.
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]
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.
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]
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”.
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.
Publications of the project: “Mapping Switzerland”, Hosoya Schaefer Architects, 2004
Finn Canonica’s interview with Markus Schaefer on “Sustainable Systems: An Agenda for a Science of Cities” in 2008.
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.
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.
Publications of the project “Floating House”, Wolfsburg, Germany, 2006
1st PRIZE – ŠMARTINSKA PARTNERSHIP
Hosoya Schaefer Architects win first prize in the “Šmartinska Partnership” competition.
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
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.
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’
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.
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.
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.
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 – 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’.
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
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.
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 [pdf] Die Weltwoche, no.52/53, December 2004, p.84-91
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.
Markus Schaefer is featured in ‘Gespräch am Samstag’ of the Radio Tirol.
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 [pdf] Schaefer, Markus, De Graaf, Renier, Deuthinger, Theo and de Ru, Nanne: “Atlas Space”. in: Wired, June 2003, p.118-131