11 October 2006
7:00PM — Hancock 100

Valerio Olgiati, Architect / University Professor, Chur, Switzerland

Swiss Architecture: Designing - Constructing - Building

Valerio Olgiati is a trained architect and a member of the Swiss Institute for Architects & Engineers and of the Federation of Swiss Architects. He is the principal of Valerio Olgati Architekten in Zürich. Olgati has held teaching appointments in various European countries. He is currently a professor of architecture at the Accademia della Architettura in Mendrisio (Switzerland). His buildings have been widely published in international journals on architecture and daily newspapers. His buildings have received various awards. The following monographs on the architecture of Valerio Olgiati have been published: Olgiati, Valerio. Das gelbe Haus – The Yellow House. Ostfildern/Ruit: Hatje Cantz 2000; Olgiati, Valerio; Dell’Antonio, Alberto. Valerio Olgiati: Paspels. Zürich: Edition Dino Simonett 1998; Olgiati, Valerio; Oechslin, Werner et al. Valerio Olgiati: Das gelbe Haus Flims, Umbau 1950-1999. Zürich: GTA Verlag 1999.